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Do you have an unconscionable strategy?

Do you have an unconscionable strategy?

On Exactitude in Science Jorge Luis Borges, Collected Fictions, translated by Andrew Hurley. “…In that Empire, the Art of Cartography attained such Perfection that the map of a single Province occupied the entirety of a [...]

The importance of simplifying your tech stack

The importance of simplifying your tech stack

As we reflect on a year of great change and volatility, we should take time to evaluate the organizations that thrived and those that did not. Obviously, some that did not, or will not, survive [...]

20 considerations for secure cloud adoptions

20 considerations for secure cloud adoptions

Cloud computing is here to stay.  As part of their ongoing technology education series NAFCU recently hosted Ventura County Credit Union (VCCU) CIO, Chad Ritchie, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Enterprise Strategist, Mark Schwarz & Think|[...]

Our 100 day AWS transformation

Our 100 day AWS transformation

Any business worth their salt has values, you see them in the HR handbook, new hire PowerPoints, sales presentations and on walls as you tour offices (remember doing that?!). It is hard for them not [...]

Onboarding employees during a pandemic

Onboarding employees during a pandemic

Recently, I was talking with someone about how difficult on-boarding of new employees has become during COVID-19. He was describing a situation of trying to add new interns and employees quickly to back fill the [...]

Innovation and IT in a VUCA world

Innovation and IT in a VUCA world

I am of that odd generation that lives between Gen X and Millennials. Technology and digital transformation have influenced my life at every turn, I am not young enough to have been born into technology [...]

This Memorial Day…

This Memorial Day…

This weekend, we will honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Having spent my career in the public sector working in the Defense and Homeland Security environment, I [...]

Innovation and a movie

Innovation and a movie

We all love a good dinner and a movie.  Many will agree the best part of watching a movie are watching the previews.  There in the dark we become our own rotten tomato critics, whispering [...]