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Some Legacy Vendors Still Underestimate AWS – As They Gasp for Air

“Amazon is propping it up.” “They are just dev-test.” “Their security is not up to standard.” “They will fizz out.” “They are not suited to the enterprise.” Not a week goes by that I do not get told these “claims” … Continue reading

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The Windows Release Acceleration that explains Microsoft transformation.

  Microsoft has leapt from a disrupted firm to a disruptor in the digital environment. While legacy peers and competitors alike such as Cisco, Oracle, IBM, and HP have hit shallow water, Microsoft has been able to meet some of … Continue reading

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Top Five Takeaways from AWS Reinvent 2016

    The AWS Reinvent event for 2016 is winding up. This year there was 32,000 attendees. The clear majority were developers focused on the platform. Here are my five quick takeaways from the event. (I will have more detailed … Continue reading

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PAST is the future for the Contact Centre

  In the late 1990’s when I first worked in contact centres, the most cutting edge innovation was the now redundant fax machine. Getting call centre agents and managers of an Australian insurance company in Australia to consider leveraging the … Continue reading

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Wipro acquires Appirio – Further consolidates the Salesforce Solutions Market

According to capioIT, the acquisition of Appirio was when not if. Wipro considerably boosts capability in the as a service ecosystem, particularly in Salesforce. On October 20th, 2016 Wipro and Appirio made the joint announcement that Wipro had acquired Appirio … Continue reading

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The Digital Hotel Key – A Positive Entry to Disruption

On a recent visit to San Francisco I stayed at the San Francisco Hilton Union Square. (Don’t worry; I am not going to offer hotel room reviews. Tripadvisor and others have that covered). As a long time member of Hilton … Continue reading

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IBM acquires Truven Health Analytics – From old school IT to disruptive outlier

 The old IBM was arguably the most conservative technology firm one could imagine. You cannot say that in 2016. It has left the legacy firms and has self-styled as a cognitive computing and cloud company. The most recent acquisition of … Continue reading

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