Unfiltered Opinion : June 2017 Archives

The real truth about technology and IT

Over 70 Percent of IoT Efforts Are Failing: The Fix Seems Surprisingly Easy

28 Jun, 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. ...More >

Cisco Live: The Rebirth of the Network

27 Jun, 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. ...More >

Cisco Launches the Digital Transformation Missing Link

21 Jun, 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. ...More >

Why Uber’s Sweeping Changes Will Likely Make Things Worse: Optics over Progress

15 Jun, 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. ...More >

Uber’s Troubles Start with Not Knowing What Business It Is Really In

13 Jun, 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. ...More >

Comey Testimony: What to Do When Your Boss Lies

08 Jun, 2017

Working for someone you don’t trust or who is abusive is a no-win scenario. ...More >

Why Musk Quitting President Trump’s Advisory Board Was Stupid: How to Live as an Influencer

05 Jun, 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. ...More >

From 5G to British Airways and the Dangers of Tactical Thinking

01 Jun, 2017

Thinking tactically can be a career-ending mistake for every top executive. ...More >

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