In the post “The Missing T: Why OT & IT Are Not Enough in Manufacturing,” I made the argument that CIOs need to better engage with the engineering community. I postulated CIOs need to elevate…

Paradoxically, one of the areas of IT cost takeout and recovery that we see enterprise clients most interested in pursuing is business process outsourcing (BPO) – which tends to be adopted in order to reduce…

In a far-reaching and candid interview after IBM’s #THINK2020 digital event, Rob and I discussed his insights into what’s happening with AI in the enterprise and where the biggest long-term impacts will be.  My summary of…

Manufacturing CIO’s have a casual relationship with engineering or product design elements of the business.  ERP systems have had some degree of integration with product lifecycle management (PLM) systems but they have mostly thought of…

In AI systems training, a report has it that over a seven-year period algorithmic efficiency has increased three times faster than Moore’s Law.

IBM shared updates and insights on its IBM Garage digital transformation program this week with industry analysts.  It was a useful update, and clarified much about a program that has not gained the recognition –…

Following on from my first list of suggestions for remote working, here are some more, based on over a decade of experience of running diverse teams remotely. Back up your work or store it in…

A centuries-old military aphorism claims that “all battles occur at the edges where two maps meet.” The implication is that the most critical aspect of combat takes place where details are lacking, and control is…

Zoom 5.0 video conference service (VS) is not safe for most businesses due to ongoing data security risks! During the COVID-19 tidal wave, many millions in the workforce had to work at home, if possible.…