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
My e-book chapter “IT Must Tell Its Story Better to Enable Business Success” as part of “Mighty Guide – 9 Experts on How to Align IT’s Work to Company Strategy”, sponsored by Workfront, is now published.
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
A lot of social media users tend to publicize their LinkedIn or Coursera course achievements. When we were at college, we would not post on walls that we completed some course. We might get laughed at. Completing a course (free or paid for) should no longer be treated as breaking news. What should be an… Continue reading Posting course achievements on social media
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
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?