Category Archives: Vision and Leadership

The Elusive High Availability in the Digital Age

Well, the summer is over, even if we have had great weather into September. My apologies for the delay in a new post, and I know I have several topic requests to fulfill ūüôā Given our own journey at Danske … Continue reading

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Infrastructure Engineering – Leveraging a Technology Plan

Our recent post discussed using the Infrastructure Engineering Lifecycle (IELC) to enable organizations to build a modern, efficient and robust technology infrastructure. One of the key expressions that both leverages and IELC approach and helps an infrastructure team properly plan … Continue reading

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Digitalization and Its Broader Impacts

We have discussed¬†several times in the past few years¬†the impacts of digitalization on the corporate landscape with a particular focus on the technology industry. We have also explored the key constraints of organizations to keep pace and to innovate. But … Continue reading

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The Key Growth Constraints on Your Business

We have seen the accelerating impact of technology on a wide variety of industries in the past decade. We have witnessed the impact of internet shopping on retail industries, and seen¬†the impact of digital content and downloads on the full … Continue reading

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IT Resolutions for 2015

While there is still one bowl¬†game left to be played and confetti to clean up, 2014¬†is now¬†done and leaves a mixed IT legacy.¬†¬†After 2013’s issues with the NSA leaks, the Healthcare.gov mishaps, and¬†the 40 million credit identities stolen from Target, … Continue reading

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Expect More Casualties

Smart phones, tablets, and their digital ecosystems have had a stunning impact on a range of industries in just a few short years. Those platforms changed how we work, how we shop, and how we interact with each other. And … Continue reading

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Moving from Offshoring to Global Service Centers II

As we covered in our first post on this topic, since the mid-90s, companies have used¬†offshoring¬†to achieve cost and capacity advantages in IT. Offshoring was a favored option to address Y2K issues and has continued to expand at a¬†steady rate … Continue reading

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Moving from Offshoring to Global Shared Service Centers

My apologies for the delay in my post. It has been a busy few months and it has taken an extended time since there is quite a bit I wish to cover in the global shared service center model. Since … Continue reading

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Celebrate 2013 Technology or Look to 2014?

The year is quickly winding down and 2013 will not be remembered as a stellar year for technology. Between the NSA leaks and Orwellian revelations, the Healthcare.gov mishaps, the cloud email outages (and Yahoo’s is still lingering) and now the … Continue reading

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How Did Technology End Up on the Sunday Morning Talk Shows?

It has been two months since the Healthcare.gov launch and by now nearly every American has heard or witnessed the poor performance of the websites. Early on, only one of every five users was able to actually sign in to … Continue reading

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