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API Scaling, Security, Serverless API-ing and GraphQL – Hot Topics at the NordicAPI Platform Summit
I was lucky enough to hit Stockholm for the NordicAPI Platform Summit at the beginning of last week. It’s one of only a few all-API focused events held internationally, so given a (probably unhealthy) chunk of my life has been about APIs and all that comes with them, I was geekily excited about it. If […]
The Time is Now for a More Strategic Approach to Innovation
Learn about the four guiding principles of a successful Innovation Maturity Model (IMM).
Wondering who will speak at the OpenStack Summit?
A couple weeks ago I posted about the OpenStack Summit speaker selection process. I shared an interview with one of the track chairs, Gary Kevorkian. I speculated about how much or how little the voting process impacts the choices the organizers make. And I shared a list of talks submitted by my Cisco colleagues. This […]
Bringing clarity to cloud usage: a must-do for shaping more effective IT strategies
Shadow IT isn’t anything new; it is part of human behavior and started with the first mini-computers in family homes. People will always choose the tools that help them do their jobs in the simplest and most efficient way. Unfortunately, when that means using unsanctioned technologies, well intentioned selections can have unintended and potentially dangerous […]
Our Ecosystem Begins Here @Ciscocloud
As Cisco prepares for Cisco Live Melbourne #clmel, I wanted to take this opportunity to highlight our @Ciscocloud Intercloud partnership with Telstra The following Q&A session between executives of our partnered companies identifies the unique challenges of our current business environment and the rapidly changing needs of our customers. Interviewed by Stuart Robbins, the participants […]
So you’ve got a cloud strategy? Sorry. What you need is a roadmap.
Like many IT organisations, yours probably knitted a “cloud strategy” some years ago. But do you have a clear roadmap to execute the required changes at all levels (people, processes, technology, services) in a stepwise approach? If not, your strategy is likely to remain just that – a “strategy” – for a long time. And […]
The Internet of…Outcomes?
At Cisco, as you might imagine, we talk a lot about the Internet of Things, and now about the Internet of Everything (IoE). You can find some great videos and background about IoE here, here and here. As technology continues to transform our world – from how businesses operate to how we connect with each […]
Analytics to Identify and Strengthen Organizational Collaboration and Drive Innovation
Companies with many employees face various challenges w.r.t. their size. One of these challenges is to identify key people, skills and information across (and outside) the organization and use them in the most effective way to drive innovation, new initiatives, but also sales. Situation Today The natural way for employees to cope with such a […]