Blockchain – The Evolution Of Trust
Hindsight is easy, foresight is almost impossible. The genesis of the internet was a tiny ripple in the fabric of information technology. What started as a few connected nodes strategically placed in the halls of learning and academia, evolved into the world wide web. Arguably the most significant creation since the printing press (perhaps more…Read More
How To Be A Technologist – 7 Tips
Only Technologists Will Survive The Digital Transformation And Continue Leading. Wait….What? You heard me, In today’s business ecosystem its possible to be technology adverse, but just barely, and not for much longer. The reality is this: The sun is setting on our current business paradigm and as we watch it slip quietly into obscurity, we…Read More
I work in marketing but I am also a citizen developer. I work in marketing but I am also a citizen developer. I was recently tasked with building a multi platform application for internal use. In the process of building the app I had the fortune of working with one of our developers; Bipush Osti,…Read More
Games We Play.
A look at digital transformation through the eyes of a game theory. There are two kinds of games. An infinite game and a finite game. A finite game has fixed rules and the players are constant. The game has a very clear start and ending point. Most of the games we play are finite. Soccer,…Read More
Every Company Is A Software Company
What would your company be like, if it was originally a software company? How would the way you deliver your product or service be different? How would you interact with your customers? How would you infuse your offering with software to enhance the customer experience? This is a good exercise to understand the potential of…Read More
Digital Transformation Part 2 of 2
Last week I blogged about what a digital transformation is NOT. I want to touch on this concept again, just for a minute, because there is a lot of misleading information out there on the topic of digital transformation. Digital Transformation is not about IT or even technology. It is not about an app or…Read More
Digital Transformation Part 1 of 2
How do you easily define an idea so abstract, it requires a Ted Talk to explain it. Here is a link to a very ‘Teddy’ Talk on the subject. What Does It Even Mean? Digital Transformation, It’s like saying you work in the in the ‘monetary acquisition” industry. The words make sense but put them…Read More
Digital Burgers, Analog Minds.
I went to Mcdonalds (Don’t judge) last night with my older brother. He is 12 years my senior and just a little bit of a technophobe. The whole concept of what Standard Harvest does is completely foreign to him. McDonald’s was packed. You’d think they had the best burgers in the world! What else explains why…Read More
Airplane Pilots and Developers
A study was done on two groups of people. Group 1: Veteran airplane pilots. Group2: Non-pilots. They were each given a test: Who can read an airplane instrument panel the best where speed and accuracy are concerned. The focus was on the ‘six-pack,’ the six most important gauges in an airplane. Veteran pilots spend…Read More
Who The BLEEP Cares About Your Silly Little Story Anyway?
previous post I don’t think you care about my story that much. Hopefully, you care about your business, your customers, and your employees? Yes? Good! So, let’s make this about you, shall we? Basic Assumptions First… You work for a company that sells something of value (a product or a service) to someone who buys it.…Read More