Digital Innovation

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 […]

Testing the Cloud’s Glass Backbone


When most people visualize the cloud, they see an ethereal, non-physical thing that connects their devices to vast amounts of computing power and nearly unlimited troves of data and information. For Andrew Blum, a writer for Wired and author of Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet, that illusion was shattered on the […]

The Agility Bubble


Mainstream IT is under a great burden – to lower operational costs and unleash agility. These oil-and-water, conflicting objectives are at the core of the lead­ership churn occurring behind the walls of today’s most trusted institutions. CXOs are freaking out. The heavy weight of technical debt and fast-moving competitive waters leave little room for classic […]

Generating a Big Social Impact in NYC


Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (BBBS of NYC) is the New York chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, one of the nation’s oldest and largest donor and volunteer supported mentor networks. Since 1904, the BBBS of NYC’s mission has been to give all children in the city who face adversity […]

The Business Case For IoT


Tell me how many times you’ve heard this one: the CEO or line of business leader reads an article in a business magazine or the newspaper on digital disruption, IoT or any other new technology trend (“Blockchain cocktails with a twist of shared ledgers, anyone?”). Things are now in downhill motion, where the CEO/LoB leader […]