Brokering, shield your complexity

In my last podcast I spoke about service integration and management, about how to manage the multiple suppliers that together will provide you with the IT environment and services you present to your users and customers. But there is more to it. The number of suppliers makes the access to the environment increasingly complex. Indeed,... Continue Reading →

The future of the CIO

What is the future of the CIO in a Digital Enterprise? Let's ask ourselves that question for a minute? In this podcast I'm discussing the different options CIOs have as described in the diagram above. What is the right place for you? How are you seeing the evolution of IT in your enterprise? There are... Continue Reading →

Cloud Consumption, the return of the silos.

Most companies today are using public cloud as part of their IT environment. The configure one or many compartments in Azure, AWS, Google and/or Softlayer. Each and everyone of those environments is done separately, often by different teams that are or are not part of the IT organization. The result is multiple environments that each... Continue Reading →

From IT to Digital Business Operating Model

In a traditional IT operating model competencies are grouped in silos with clearly defined responsibilities. The cloud is fundamentally changing that by forcing teamwork between technology teams for a common objective, keep the environment up and running. Going to digital and the responsiveness and agility required to do this forces the operating model even further... Continue Reading →

Business AND IT, why do we say that?

You always hear people speaking about business and IT, but they never talk about business and HR, business and finance or business and marketing. Why that difference? Is it purely historical? Does it still makes sense? Actually should IT still be a separate department, and if yes, what should its role be? These are all... Continue Reading →

Cloud Native, you said Micro-services

In the last podcast we talked about why cloud and hybrid were the natural consequences of performing a transformation to digital. We also talked about how existing applications can be used and what transformation they may have to go through to run in this hybrid environment and fully support the digital enterprise. This time we... Continue Reading →

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