Thoughts on Gaining Clarity and Achieving Great Results in IT…

IT leaders have a lot to deal with during these transformational times, and things aren’t going to calm down any time soon. The challenges range from how to enable business value (support digital business […]

Thoughtful Bits #3

Thoughtful bits is a monthly summary of technologies and solutions that may have an significant impact on business or society. My hope is this information will help you understand the possibilities of what […]

Private and Hybrid Clouds

The intent of this post is to share a presentation delivered during the CloudSaturday conference held January 24th in Chicago. My topic was Private and Hybrid Clouds with the goal of defining what it is, […]

Complexity – The Silent IT Challenge (Part 1 of 2)

There is an unspoken challenge that continues to plague IT, that challenge is complexity. This is one of the largest detractors from the success of IT and gets very little attention. There are many […]

Key Skills for Technology Professionals

The topic of skills development has surfaced a lot over the last month or two. Team members are gearing up for 2015 and managers are working on development plans. I’ve been speaking with […]

Thoughtful Bits #2

Thoughtful bits is a monthly summary of technologies and solutions that may have an significant impact on business or society. My hope is this information will help you understand the possibilities of what […]

Thoughtful Bits #1

Thoughtful bits is a monthly summary of technologies and solutions that may have an significant impact on business or society. My hope is this information will help you understand the possibilities of what […]

How to Become a Great Architect

Recently I’ve been receiving questions about the architecture discipline and what skills are needed to be an effective architect. These questions are very relevant in today’s environment because architects are vital to the […]

Should You Avoid The Cloud?

Recently I was asked, “how can I avoid the cloud?” The person was concerned about the most recent iCloud celebrity photo incident. Sure, the incident generates some anxiety but should it discourage us […]

Innovative Residential Security Product

The purpose of this blog is to point out technologies and solutions that solve real world problems. One problem in today’s society is affordable home security monitoring. Unfortunately those who can’t afford home […]