Working from Home

How To Stop Video From Killing Work-from-home

Tens of thousands of firms are shifting hundreds of thousands of workers from commercial and industrial locations to working from home. Those workers are bringing home not only their typical daily workloads; they also bring massive use of video. And that is straining some networks to the breaking point, disrupting workers’ connection to the business,…

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5G Most Disruptive Technology Change Ever

Always look at infrastructure changes to make easy predictions about the future. You could get very rich. A decade ago I attended meetings around the world where the topic was “how can we, as a country, join the Internet revolution?”   Brazil and Columbia stick in my mind. Don’t even get me started on Australia and…

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Chromebooks, Network Computing & AI lessons learned

[Reading time 2:30] Key takeaway: Why did it take two decades for Network Computers to finally arrive? Translating vision into reality can take many decades. The delays are exacerbated when a lot of very difficult, non-obvious collateral-innovation is needed. Same with AI. That will take even longer to mature. Fall for clear immediate business outcomes,…

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