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10 Security Changes Every CIO Should Implement

Every quarter we receive a call from a company that has been taken advantage of by a serious security event, typically ransomware or phishing, but also sometimes events more complicated. In many cases enterprise organizations have 95% of their datacenter and end user computing environments compromised. Not surprisingly, in examining these events I’ve consistently noticed […]

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Do you have a disruptive business strategy?

There are two types of enterprise companies. Those leveraging technology to disrupt their market and those going out of business. The latter might be a slow burn, or more-likely a cliff. Do you have a technology leadership strategy that is positioned to navigate this transition, or are you sitting on the sidelines in an endless […]

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Speaking at Milwaukee SPIN

I’ll be speaking at Milwaukee SPIN (Software Process Improvement Network) on Thursday, 2/20/2020 as part of an executive panel. Here’s the info and hope to see you there!

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The CMDB Solves Yesterday’s Problems… the Cloud is Different

I spent many years building CMDBs for companies. The promise was that if we could just get the configuration information into a centralized database we’d be able to better plan, build, and run IT by understanding the landscape of applications and how they work. We had a relatively slow moving technology picture, with the complexity […]

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Flow with ServiceNow Orlando

ServiceNow is about to release Orlando, and if you have not gotten a chance to look at the release notes, I urge you to click here to see a full list of everything that’s coming. There is an exponential amount of enhancements to almost every module within the tool.

Bryan Schrippe by Bryan Schrippe

Practical AI Examples in 2020

In my article on Top 10 Tech Trends for 2020 I started by talking about artificial intelligence as a mega theme where businesses are achieving real, measurable value from the AI front. If you look at any trend analysis on AI you could believe anything from “AI is still vaporware” to “AI has arrived and […]

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Recent Worthwhile Listens on TWIML

TWIML has long been one of my favorite podcasts (right after Crushing Iron… long story, different topic) and three recent ones I thought were particularly interesting. I think what makes TWIML great in general is how real the conversations are… it doesn’t feel like a boring interview. The topics are genuinely thought provoking and makes […]

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