A High Beam Glimpse: Finding the Wonder of the Future in the Innovations of 2017

IT’S THE TIME OF YEAR when many people make their lists and check them twice, a whole lot more than just a big red Reindeer rider from the North Pole. For technology pundits, this can involve industry predictions for the coming year. We're Future Point of View, so that’s kind [...]

Is it Magic? No, It’s Technology Leverage

It’s still magic even if you know how it’s done. -- Terry Pratchett The first job I landed out of college (nearly twenty years ago) was as a market analyst for the engineering division of a large manufacturer. I was hired by a man called Joe, who was the [...]

2017-07-31T15:56:27+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Categories: Technology Story|Tags: , , , , |

The “X’s and O’s” of Transformational Design

The best football coaches have an ability to transform a gridiron and their teams. They evaluate their opponents, utilize the talent available, and maximize the field conditions to escalate opportunities for success. They’re great leaders. Organizations are quite like football teams in this regard, and so too are leaders like [...]

2017-07-22T11:25:39+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Categories: Technology Story|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Government is the Greatest Impediment to the Digital City. How Do We Fix This?

As I look into the future, I see our cities, states, and nation transformed by digital integration. I see a more educated, prosperous, and secure citizenry. I see law enforcement and first responders performing at levels dramatically higher because their heroism is enhanced by digital tools that help them [...]

You Must Become a Digital Leader. Here’s Why

You Must Become a Digital Leader. Here's Why "We don't know what we don't know." As consultants, the above phrase is one we hear a lot. It's a common phrase echoed across industries. Organizations can ask themselves, "who's responsible for figuring out what we don't know? Getting [...]

2017-03-24T17:03:18+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Categories: Technology Story|Tags: , , , , , |

Refining Translation: 4 Areas to Mature the Interface Between Tech and Biz

Refining Translation: 4 Areas to Mature the Interface Between Tech and Biz Companies are not unlike computer systems in that they are a collection of components forced to work together to be efficient, competitive, and profitable. When these components are not working together or communicating properly, bad [...]

Are You Data-Driven? Six Steps To Data Transformation

Are You Data-Driven? Six Steps To Data Transformation Data: people will sell it like it’s a magic elixir, won’t they? It’s as if data is the ideal cure all for what ails’ ya. It’s been called the new oil, as if you can plop it on some [...]

2017-02-09T11:32:39+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Categories: Technology Story|Tags: , , , , , , |

3 Ways to Develop Standards Around Your Technology Domain

3 Ways to Develop Standards Around Your Technology Domain How Leaders Can Delegate Authority While Ensuring Technology Decisions Adhere to Their Vision Leadership cannot exist without authority. The two go hand in hand. Leaders set the goals and vision and establish an environment that make it possible [...]

2017-03-02T15:23:20+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Categories: Technology Story|Tags: , , , |

Hacked in 2016: Cybersecurity Review

D’Oh! 2016 Was Another Extraordinary Year for Cybersecurity. What Does It Mean for the Future? 2016 has been a curious year in the world as well as in cybersecurity. Historic breaches, hair-raising ransomware, IoT attacks, and even some election intrigue, this was a year to remember in [...]

2016-12-28T11:02:26+00:00 December 28th, 2016|Categories: Technology Story|Tags: , , , , , |

Technology Change is Revolutionary, not Evolutionary

Technology Change is Revolutionary, not Evolutionary Navigating the Risks and Reaping the Rewards of Revolutionary Technology Change A lot of words have been devoted to a concept called the digital transformation, and there is a reason why. All organizations are currently navigating through digital transformation. If you [...]

2016-12-15T09:58:48+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Categories: Technology Story|Tags: , , , , |