New beginnings in enterprise IT

I believe that we are witnessing a new beginning in the IT enterprise. The demand for ARM processors will shape edge computing across data centers and in personal devices. Businesses will continue to leverage cloud-based computing/services from the big firms but will want more secure computing in-house, which edge computing will provide. Firms will also… Continue reading New beginnings in enterprise IT

Gen Z in Corporate Strategy

In several forums on digital transformations that I attended in the last two years, I would ask the panelists whether they are incorporating Generation Z millennials into their product development strategy. In such forums, you never get a “yes” or “no” answer. That is understandably ok, but the silence before saying anything makes it clear.… Continue reading Gen Z in Corporate Strategy

Embrace Gen Z into the Workforce

The corporate world should seriously embrace Generation Z into their workforce. Those born after 1997 are entering the workforce this year. Their approach in IT is to build applications with immediate real-world implications. Check what two GenZ engineers Nisha and Clarisse have to say at a HackerRank interview. Also, the financial bank BBVA Compass and Skratch,… Continue reading Embrace Gen Z into the Workforce

Is agile an urban legend and waterfall a taboo in project management?

Stamping a project as agile does not guarantee a successful execution; flagging a project as a waterfall does not ensure a failed implementation. For me, agile is about iterative but speedy design to delivery, and waterfall is about too many iterative steps from planning to execution. I see agile projects as quantitative (XYZ projects, X… Continue reading Is agile an urban legend and waterfall a taboo in project management?