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Cyber Security Investment Requires Procurement Discipline Despite Urgency.

Cyber Security is a high priority issue for enterprises globally. This should not surprise anyone. The risk of underinvestment is enormous, both indirectly and directly. This risk is only matched by the outcomes of significant transgression. Add to this that … Continue reading

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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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Westfield may have a “Smarter Way to Park”, but the risk to individual privacy and security is not smart.

Losing a ticket in a shopping centre parking lot can be a frustrating and very costly experience. Similarly the ability to exit and have automatic payment is a benefit to the time poor and impatient shopper. Therefore the rollout by … Continue reading

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Think the Digital Economy is just a Technology Play – Prepare to fail

The rise of the digital economy is of course an era of global development that will transform all. Nothing new or controversial with that. It will also lead to the overwhelming and never ending pervasiveness of technology in all that … Continue reading

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