Friday, September 1, 2017

Blockchain is about to make you richer - what you should know

Although Blockchain is a hot topic in the world of technology, few people understand what it does or how it could become relevant to people on an individual basis.  Check out this brief explanation and targeted examples of how Blockchain is poised to make all of us richer.

Digital Emotions - Silly Icons or Crucial Communication?

A new way to communicate has invaded interactions all over the globe.  Although less than 20 years have passed since they were introduced, emojis and emoticons have firmly embedded themselves in much of what humans say or write.  But are they useful in business communication and interactions?  Check out this latest article:

Thursday, May 25, 2017

For aspiring IT professionals college may no longer be a good investment

In the United States going to college has become both tradition and a rite of passage.  Yet, the decision to pursue higher education has never had bigger stakes.  With costs rising into the stratosphere while relevance shrinks, would the pursuit of a college degree pass the most basic ROI "sniff test"?

Read my latest blog where I explore this topic and discuss an emerging alternative:  

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

How a single passenger cost United Airlines $1 Billion

Think you can do without cyber security training? So did United Airlines and one passenger with a cellphone camera just cost them $1 billion and counting.


Thursday, April 6, 2017

Become a security expert - it's easier than you think

With cyber security being all the rage in 2017, many IT leaders are worried about what to do or where to start.  If you know where to put your focus, you'll discover that becoming an expert is surprisingly straightforward.

Here is where you can start:

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Speed Kills (productivity)

We have learned how to work quickly, be more efficient, and make rapid decisions.  Yet, in our quest to "go faster, do more", we are missing out on the critically important, but tiny details.

Here is what we could all learn from a Japanese tea ceremony:

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Security technology is going mainstream

New evolutions in security technology are going to change the way we live and work across the world.  This new blog explores two areas where you will see an immediate, powerful impact:

Friday, January 27, 2017

How to become CIO when you're stuck

Most IT leaders plateau in their careers, never quite making it to the top.  Are you trying to make it over that final hurdle?  Here are some things that you need to know:

Friday, January 6, 2017

Customer service no longer provides value for most companies

Just as the process of evolution continually shapes species across the Earth, so does it also guide the strategies of corporations.  We've always been taught that excellent customer service was one of the keys to gaining and keeping customers.  Yet, recent high-profile examples show us that this may no longer be the case.