Unfiltered Opinion : July 2017 Archives

The real truth about technology and IT

The Scary Reasons Technology Vendors Don’t Use Their Own Technology

28 Jul, 2017

When technology vendors don't use their own products, you must ask serious questions about why that is the case. ...More >

Corrupting Analytics: In Trump’s Voter Fraud Effort, Both Sides Are Wrong

27 Jul, 2017

You’d think we’d catch on that data is our friend. But often we care more about appearing right than being right. This can be avoided by not taking a hard position before the analysis is done. ...More >

Formula E: Showcasing Technology Competitively

19 Jul, 2017

Of the two technology vendors that support this race, Qualcomm and Panasonic, Qualcomm had a good showcase. Panasonic, on the other hand, was working against itself. ...More >

Hardened PCs: How Dell Is Using Sun Tzu to Kick Panasonic out of the Market

14 Jul, 2017

If Panasonic doesn’t get its act together, it will be out of this lucrative hardened PC market in around a decade. ...More >

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

11 Jul, 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. ...More >

Microsoft Pivots Windows 10 Toward Security: Revisiting a Near Catastrophic Mistake

07 Jul, 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. ...More >

Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and Authority vs. Responsibility

03 Jul, 2017

Making a team responsible for an entire project doesn’t work unless they have the authority over the entire project, as well. ...More >

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