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Is The Internet of Things Amassing on Your Radar?


We recently saw an unusual online post. It showed a standard weather radar map from WFRV-TV, a Wisconsin station. The image shows over Lake Win­nebago a large green area that normally denotes rain. But here the meteorolo­gists labeled the large green swatch: “Lake Flies!” Our first reaction was this clearly is a joke, but a […]

Transformation is Hard; Here’s Why It’s Worth It.


Many enterprises are struggling with the same transformation challenge: how to create an organization that can quickly adopt new technology while responding to immediate market needs and new competitive threats. The transition to becoming that kind of operation is not simple. It involves all aspects of an organization developing new muscle memory based on new […]

Podcast: Be the Superhero to AWS’ Custodian Layer


Recorded live from the AWS NY Summit, we discuss the new reality of cloud maturity. AWS’ latest announcements included exciting new features, but there wasn’t anything groundbreaking – in a good way. Instead of chasing after new shiny objects, we are seeing focused efforts, new innovative use cases and the acceptance of cloud stability. We […]

The Cloud’s Latest Dirty Little Secret


If you were to do a simple Google search on “The Cloud’s Dirty Little Secret,” you would find several articles aimed at enlightening the marketplace on the secret little “surprises” enterprise IT teams encounter when undertaking a large public cloud transformation project. One particular Forbes article from May of 2014 opined about how large, complex […]

Modernizing Applications: Moving From Virtual Machines to Containers


Shifting from virtual machines to Docker containers allows developers to deliver changes in a fraction of the time. And once an app is in a container, it’s portable. So the team can move it freely from AWS to Azure to Google Cloud, back to on-premise, optimizing the benefits of a hybrid environment. Problem is, development […]