Monday, October 21st I’ll be speaking at Marquette University’s career night for the students of the Business School as part of the LEAD 1050 academic and professional development class. Looking forward to participating in helping the students of the school prepare to engage in the business world in an impactful and ethical way. This is […]Read more "Speaking at Marquette University Career Night – October 21st"
In addition to the Azure Governance and Best Practices session, I’ll also be presenting a session on a practitioners guide to the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence. I’ll be talking about the Human Difference, the practical impacts of AI, and how we can address concerns in our everyday actions. Also, check out my blog series on […]Read more "Presenting on Ethics of Artificial Intelligence @ Microsoft Ignite"
This Microsoft Ignite I’ll be presenting at two sessions on two different and very interesting topics. The first is something critical to every organization’s leveraging of the cloud… the second it critical to every organization’s leveraging of AI. Looking forward to seeing you there! Top 10 Best Practices in Azure Governance and Adoption “Learn real-world […]Read more "Presenting on Top 10 Best Practices in Azure Governance and Adoption @ Microsoft Ignite"
We know that the cloud is a foregone conclusion for new workload deployment for the majority of use cases, but I am frequently challenged about legacy workloads by curious companies. There are a multitude of reasons to migrate legacy workloads, from flexibility, to control, to infrastructure-as-code, to management modernization, but today I want to focus […]Read more "The Number One Reason to Migrate Legacy Workloads to Azure"
The movement to the cloud is driving not only workload transformation but team transformation as well. A common question I’m asked is “how does the move to the cloud change my IT org structure?” The movement to the cloud is only one of the factors impacting the change of the IT org structure, while it […]Read more "Cloud Modernization’s Impact on Organizational Structure"
In moving to the cloud one of the most important concepts is the transition from CapEx to OpEx management of resources. This brings both benefits and challenges which most companies are ill equipped to organize an approach around. I find that customers frequently either don’t know, or haven’t prepared their environment to properly manage costs […]Read more "Azure Cost Management Thoughts"
Microsoft has launched an interesting (although not comprehensive) AI maturity assessment. It certainly has a good collection of things I’d think about when considering how to leverage AI in your organization. I’m impressed it asks questions about ethics and boldness in going down a path of using AI technologies in product development or business operations. […]Read more "AI Maturity Assessment"