Disruption

Are We Disrupting Ourselves Out of Jobs?

Much has been published in the industry about how automation will result in job loss e.g. the book, The Second Machine Age, as an example. Further, the question is obvious as to whether or not the skills you have today will be relevant tomorrow? Such discussions have been occurring for the past several years since […]

August 4, 2015

CLOUD

Unicorns and Global Digital Disruption: Part II

In my last blog, we talked about the current age of digital disruption and how unicorns are changing the tech landscape. What Does This Mean For You Though?...

Event Recap: Cisco at the EEI Annual Convention

I had a great time recently at the EEI Annual Convention on June 7-10 in New Orleans, LA. EEI is the Edison Electric Institute, the industry association of the Investor...

June 25, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Digital Transformation in the Oil & Gas Industry: “Drill, Data, Drill!”

“Drill, baby, drill” makes for an easy mantra when it comes to energy exploration, but the oil and gas (O&G) industry moved past simply drilling long ago with the introduction...

June 17, 2015

COLLABORATION

The Modular Enterprise

Just before setting off for Cisco Live I heard an economist on the radio talk about the relative performance of leading countries. The key measure was productivity: GDP per worked hour. Certainly historic outcomes are important but they do tend to provide a historic view. As we accelerate into the digital revolution, I started to […]

May 13, 2015

CLOUD

Hybrid Devops – Software Defined Disruption

Businesses have been and will continue to be disrupted by software agility and innovation. If you have any questions, just ask, if they are still in business, Movie Rental Companies (Netflix), Taxi Companies (Uber), and Retail Companies (Amazon) to just name a few areas (companies that disrupted an industry with Software). Software defined disruption has […]

#DigitalTransformation Fueling the Need for Workforce Transformation

Digital disruption is transforming virtually every role in every industry. Every day I see how the proliferation of online, mobile, and social interactions has created the need for completely new...

IoE-Powered Business Transformation Boosts Agility and Efficiency for Oil and Gas Companies

This week I’m attending CERAWeek, the premier international gathering of energy industry leaders, experts, government officials, policymakers, and innovators. While this is the 34th annual CERAWeek conference, the...