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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Working

Working From Home: Disrupting Workflows and Supply Chains?

The current viral outbreak is pushing significant numbers of knowledge workers – globally – out of office environments to remote locations, including working from home (WFH, aka telecommuting). This is putting an unexpected amount of strain on workflows and enterprises’ ability to manage productivity – and disrupting supply chains needed to deliver basic needs. Working…

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Independent Analysts

Surviving Hard Times For Independent Analysts

Some form of this post is going to make it into a book I am writing titled Curmudgeon: How to Succeed as an Industry Analyst. I had a good start on the book before talking with Gene Kim shortly after he sold Tripwire to Belkin in December 2014. Gene encouraged me to to put Curmudgeon…

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