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5 Reasons Why Businesses Introducing IoT-Driven Solutions Should Attend the Gartner Tech Growth and Innovation Conference

by Hank Barnes  |  April 19, 2017

You are an enterprise in a more traditional, non-technology, segment.   But the Internet of Things is changing everything for you.  You now have introduced (or are planning or considering introducing) new...

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What Does A 30-Story High Crane Have To Do With Technology Providers? Power Of Thinking Big!

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  October 13, 2015

This crane is expected to play a large role in reducing the cost of a $4 Billion bridge, while making the construction faster and safer. It shows that while scaling...

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Delivery Excellence Is Not A Strategy

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  September 28, 2015

I often ask providers how they plan to grow in the banking and securities market. Most respond by speaking about the strength of their solutions and the abilities of their...

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Google Creates Its Own Parent - What Does It Mean For Technology Providers?

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  August 13, 2015

Google announced that they are creating a new parent ‘Alphabet’. Alphabet will be a collection of companies, with Google being the largest revenue generating one among them. Others in the...

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Do You Have A Strategy To Grow In FinTech?

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  July 22, 2015

There has been increased interest over the past few years in ‘FinTech’, where technology is used in financial services to solve problems differently or create new services. While FinTech is a...

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Time For A Mid-year Review - How Well Have You Addressed The Impact of Digital Technologies?

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  June 19, 2015

It is almost the end of June and time for leaders at technology and service providers to take stock of the first 6 months, see what worked and plan any...

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A Great Client Engagement Not Turned Into A Great Case Study Is A Wasted Opportunity

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  February 10, 2015

As I listen to many services providers who serve the banking and securities industry, it strikes me that the messages rarely do justice to the work they have done at...

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Ballmer: up close and personal...

by Jack Santos  |  August 26, 2013

I first met Steve Ballmer around 1988 over breakfast at the then newly built Boston Harbor Hotel. Even then, Steve's reputation preceded him: master marketer, the business brains of Microsoft...

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The Software Audit Casa Nostra

by Jack Santos  |  November 27, 2012

This morning's WSJ CIO journal had a piece on software audits by Microsoft and Oracle. That brought back painful memories of a particularly arduous period in my CIO career. It...

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Old Age and Legacies

by Jack Santos  |  July 23, 2012

That’s what happens when you get old – that is, anything beyond adolescent.  You suddenly wake up one day and find that the rest of the world has passed you...

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