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AMD and Intel Declare War on the Data Center: Why This Is a Good Thing

July 11, 2017
AMD’s and Intel’s battle is the big tip of an iceberg of coming conflicts as the IT industry continues to pivot toward line of business decision makers and efforts like AI, which will again redefine how companies do business.
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Microsoft Pivots Windows 10 Toward Security: Revisiting a Near Catastrophic Mistake

July 7, 2017
Treating security as an afterthought is a bad idea. It has taken Microsoft decades to undo this bad decision, and now we are finally seeing the benefits of that reversal, in what is becoming a very secure platform with Windows 10.
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Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and Authority vs. Responsibility

July 3, 2017
Making a team responsible for an entire project doesn’t work unless they have the authority over the entire project, as well.
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Over 70 Percent of IoT Efforts Are Failing: The Fix Seems Surprisingly Easy

June 28, 2017
With the IoT in particular, really understanding the problem you are trying to solve and simplifying the effort at the front end would likely have a bigger initial positive impact.
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Cisco Live: The Rebirth of the Network

June 27, 2017
Cisco is in the midst of a rather impressive change, taking its skill to focus AI efforts where they would be the most effective.
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Lenovo and Conceptualizing Future Defined Data Centers

June 22, 2017
While it is easy to get lost in the sheer number of products Lenovo announced and lose track of the strategic aspect of the announcement, Lenovo appears to be offering something targeting the needs of the 2020 enterprise rather than the 2017 enterprise.
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Cisco Launches the Digital Transformation Missing Link

June 21, 2017
Cisco is defining a new class of intelligent network, which can determine the intent of an organization with regard to the network, understand the context and, using machine learning, intuit what needs to be done.
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Why Uber’s Sweeping Changes Will Likely Make Things Worse: Optics over Progress

June 15, 2017
Until Uber works to fix the internal behavior that is at the core of its problems, real progress in making the company even a safe place to work will likely fall short.
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Uber’s Troubles Start with Not Knowing What Business It Is Really In

June 13, 2017
Fixing Uber will require someone to realize what Uber’s business really is. It isn’t a newfangled cab business or just an app company. It’s a services company that helps people work for themselves.
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Comey Testimony: What to Do When Your Boss Lies

June 8, 2017
Working for someone you don’t trust or who is abusive is a no-win scenario.
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Why Musk Quitting President Trump’s Advisory Board Was Stupid: How to Live as an Influencer

June 5, 2017
If you can’t accept the limitations of an advisory council and you aren’t able to work through building influence, then joining one is not only a waste of your time but you could end up doing more damage to efforts you care about than good.
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From 5G to British Airways and the Dangers of Tactical Thinking

June 1, 2017
Thinking tactically can be a career-ending mistake for every top executive.
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Intel Recreates Modular Computer: Might Solve Coming Laptop Travel Problem

May 31, 2017
The old IBM idea of a modular computer had a number of critical faults. Over time, one by one, those faults have been corrected and the Intel Compute Card is the impressive result.
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Preventing the Coming Corporate Mass Extinction Event

May 26, 2017
If we don’t start aggressively fixing what appear to be endemic judgment problems in critical processes and in how we deal with problems before we automate them, this next industrial revolution could become a corporate mass extinction event.
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The New Surface Pro: What the iPad Should Have Been

May 24, 2017
With this latest version of Surface, and during what has been a near catastrophic market decline for the iPad, Microsoft has created what the iPad should have really been.
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Putting Legal in Its Place: Why Companies Shouldn’t Be Run by Execs with ‘No’ as Their Middle Names

May 18, 2017
Companies have gone from success to failure because they allowed Finance or the Legal department to have excessive control over the business.
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AMD’s Lisa Su and the Advantages of a Trained CEO

May 15, 2017
Lisa Su is one of the good ones, but we should never forget that this wasn’t a lucky accident. She, as with most successful CEOs, is the result of a program that assured her own quality and taught her to assure the quality of her people and firm.
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NVIDIA GTC Keynote: It Is Going to Be an Amazing and Very Scary World Shortly

May 10, 2017
NVIDIA's focus on machine learning has made the company the envy of its peers and we are just at the start of this wave.
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Michael Dell’s Dell EMC World Keynote: Realize

May 9, 2017
Efforts that Dell is making to address illnesses and help remove plastics from the ocean were compelling, because they do good and because they showcased unique Dell EMC advantages.
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