Big Data Roadmap – A roadmap for success with big data

Big Data Roadmap

I’m regularly asked about how to get started with big data. My response is always the same: I give them my big data roadmap for success.  Most organizations want to jump in a do something ‘cool’ with big data. They want to do a project that brings in new revenue or adds some new / … Read more Big Data Roadmap – A roadmap for success with big data

Competing with Amazon

I’m a huge fan of Amazon. Over the years, more and more of my purchases have moved to Amazon. I’ve bought books, coffee, electronics, camera equipment and just about everything else you can think of.  They have everything…and they are cheap too.  Plus…..the whole free shipping (with prime membership) and no taxes makes it that … Read more Competing with Amazon

The shifting role of the CIO

This post sponsored by the Enterprise CIO Forum and HP. I just finished watching the video on the Enterprise CIO Forum titled Challenge your CIOs: fear not always bad.   Great video that everyone in IT needs to watch…and every CEO should watch too. My take-aways from the video are: 1.) The CEO really understands that … Read more The shifting role of the CIO

Reinventing IT might mean rethinking the Business

After my last post on the topic of Reinventing IT, I decided to think about the different aspects of actually reinventing IT and what it might actually look like in the ‘real world’. I’ve talked about this subject before on this blog in posts like The diminishing role of IT and the CIO(?), Building Tomorrow’s … Read more Reinventing IT might mean rethinking the Business