November 3, 2017

AMG Q317 Cloud Financials Foretell Disruption

The big three cloud providers (Amazon, Microsoft, and Google, aka AMG) announced their Q3 numbers last week, and, as the saying goes, the box office was […]
October 17, 2017

Edge Computing and the Death of Cloud: Nonsense

You don’t have to look very far to see pronouncements that cloud computing is giving way to the next big thing in computing: the edge. Venture […]
September 27, 2017

What Amazon Prime Day Tells Us About Cloud Computing

Jeff Barr of AWS just published a blog post about Amazon’s July 11 Prime Day and the AWS resources it used during that day. Barr doesn’t […]
September 14, 2017

McKinsey Sounds the Death Knell for IT-as-usual

In the world of corporate management, McKinsey plays the role of The Godfather’s Tom Hagen: a trusted advisor who provides impartial advice. McKinsey’s serves a constituency […]
July 28, 2017

The Big Three Report Their Numbers

In the old industrial economy, if you talked about the “Big Three” in the US it was obvious what companies you were referring to: GM, Ford, […]
June 30, 2017

Why Innovation Platforms Threaten Your Company — and You

The IT industry has talked about “platforms” for a long time. Today, there is a rise of a new twist on this concept, which I refer […]
June 21, 2017

Can Blockchain Solve Its Scalability Problem?

June 15, 2017

Cloud Computing Hits a Tipping Point

Cloud computing has hit a tipping point. What do I mean by that? Cloud computing is now established as the default choice for application deployment. More […]