Silicon Strikes Back

In a galaxy not too far away, fear spread that Moore’s law was coming to an end. It was getting harder to increase the frequency on a CPU, leakage was increasing even as transistor size was decreasing, and a breakthrough in material science seemed desperately necessary. What was a scared IT industry to do? Go…

IT and the Productivity Imperative

“Whether the discussion is SD-WAN/SEDANs, software defined transport infrastructure, or cloud infrastructure, the basis of competition is increasingly shifting to end-user experience, buyer experience, operational excellence, and operations integration. This is where recent disruption has occurred, and where there are likely still at least a few years of remaining innovation ahead. Technology suppliers should focus…

Non-virtualized to Serverless: Two Dimensional Transformation

Bleeding edge transformation: Large people/culture gaps combined with significant technology gaps Entanglement: The more significant the technology gaps, the more important it is to reduce the people gaps, because the right people / culture can work around / smooth over the gaps Disruption considerations: It is precisely because the execution challenge is so difficult, the…