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Hybrid Cloud: What The CFO Wants To Know

Operating a modern business requires IT organizations to reexamine their infrastructure. No longer can traditional monolithic systems provide the speed, flexibility, scale and security to support the digital businesses that are increasingly driving today’s industries. As the IT landscape continues to evolve and require the adoption of more dynamic, agile solutions, it is hybrid cloud that will power the digital enterprise.


The State of IT Transformation: An Analysis of EMC and VMware Customers

Today, EMC releases the State of IT Transformation – the results of an analysis of more than 660 Transformation Workshops we’ve conducted with CIOs and their direct reports.  These global organizations are evaluating their current state, assessing gaps, and prioritizing actions they can take to create a digital-ready IT organization that the business needs.  (more…)

Why Everything Must Change In Technology Services

Reflections 1In the world of technology services, change is underway whether or not we choose to accept it.

Soaring adoption of public and hybrid cloud combined with open source app development are directly impacting traditional consumption models.  From a go-to-market perspective, services offerings are evolving to be more solution-oriented and readily available online.

And there’s an increasing need for automation and scalability of our technology and expertise as services professionals. (more…)

Is It Possible to Avoid Failure with a Customer-Centric Strategy?

With any business, there is always risk of failure. Failure is more certain when a company does not adapt to market and customer needs – think Blockbuster Video. But what do companies that thrive, such as JetBlue and Apple, have in common that allows them to grow and separate from the competition? (more…)




Ready, Set, Transform...Your IT. Listen to the inaugural episode of Luminaries w/ @markwschaefer and @douglaskarr.… about 4 days ago