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IT in Transition
IT departments are transitioning and adapting to both technology and cultural changes. IT departments are prioritizing different skills sets and focusing on how to bring value to the business. IT vendors need to be mindful of these changes and IT professionals should embrace them.
Data Lifecycles: Fact or Fiction?
Data Lifecycles Fact or Fiction? We kind of, sort of implement data lifecycles but rarely, if ever encompasses the vast majority of our data. There is a lot of lip service to the value of data but we are far from best practices. Will the Chief Data Officer come and save the day? Mmm…
The Potential of the Platform: SaaS
There is game changing potential in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platforms and we are just at the beginning of what is possible.
IBM and Red Hat…Go For A Swim
I know I am late to the party but I wanted to think about the acquisition of Red Hat by IBM before writing about it (crazy huh?). I’ve read different articles and blogs and there seems to be many important questions with no real definitive answers. Is Red Hat worth $34 billion? Did IBM buy them because of Hybrid Cloud? Containers? RHEL? Will Red Hat’s open source culture clash with IBM’s big iron mentality? Is IBM on the brink of crashing and burning? Here is my take on it but I reserve the right to be very wrong.