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“Digital BizOps”: A Philosophy of Business Operations in the Digital World, Part 1

by Daryl Plummer  |  September 19, 2014

Digital Business is everywhere and everyone is buzzing about it. But like a swarm of angry bees, sometimes all you want is for the buzzing to stop. Unfortunately, in the...

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VMworld 2014 - My Impressions of Cloud Announcements

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  August 28, 2014

VMworld 2014 took place in San Francisco, CA this week, with ~22,000 attendees descending for the annual event that showcases VMware’s newest announcements and product/service advancements.  I attended once again...

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The Emerging Ugly Issue in the Public Cloud: Enterprise Management

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  August 6, 2014

Cloud surveys almost always cite security concerns as the top issue impacting public cloud adoption.  I am not debating this finding but I feel it is now prudent for me...

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It's the Outcome, not the How Come

by Jack Santos  |  May 20, 2014

Have to give Tom Blessing (CIO of Fidelity's Corporate Technology Group) a nod here for this concept.  A a recent Boston SIM meeting he pointed out how IT likes to talk...

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The Importance of Being Work Flow

by Jack Santos  |  March 20, 2014

In this era of Big Data we often forget that data without process is like a day without...well you get it.  It being tax season in the US, I came across...

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Work for Free!

by Jack Santos  |  March 6, 2014

This month's Strategy and Business had this article: Would Your Employees Work for Free?  Leaders who manage volunteer work forces have much to teach leaders who manage employees. I suppose they are suggesting...

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US Government Shutdown Lessons for IT and Businesses

by Jack Santos  |  October 11, 2013

Just read an interesting analysis by George Friedman over at Stratfor: The Roots of the Government Shutdown.  He ascribes the shutdown as an unintended consequence of the change of the US political...

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Management 500: Leadership

by Jack Santos  |  October 7, 2013

A few weeks back I gave some advice to new managers under the title "Management 101".  This post is for  the more advanced crowd, and just like graduate level courses,...

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Management 101

by Jack Santos  |  September 13, 2013

Let me one-up HIPAA and share with you a medical condition I am dealing with: Bell’s palsy.  It came on suddenly, and (I expect and hope) will be gone within a...

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Privately contemplating private cloud

by Michael Warrilow  |  July 12, 2013

As much of the Northern Hemisphere enjoys summer, I sit here (quite jealous in a cold Sydney office!) contemplating the future or virtualization and private cloud. To assist me in...

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