Optimize & Re-Negotiate Contracts

Optimize & re-negotiate contracts

Optimize & Re-Negotiate Contracts – 100% job satisfaction in IT is rare – each day brings new headaches. At best you get the usual suspects: excessive demands from business that recall the old Queen song, ornery suppliers, understaffed teams, budget cuts, etc. At worst you have delayed deployments, outages, failed upgrades, and contentious internal politics. … Continued

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Human Operating System

Human Operating System

The 5 Disciplines – Compute & The Human Operating System circa 2020 Human Operating System – We’re making everything smarter – from our data centers to our watches. But this wonderful technology is and misused in myriads of unpredictable ways. On the one end of the spectrum, there are CIOs with access to the type … Continued

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DatacenterDynamics

Digital enterprise transformation is real and here now. What role do colocation and cloud service providers play in enabling customer’s business innovation strategies? DCD as-a-Service conference: A special CEO keynote panel at the DCD as-a-Service conference will explore whether and how service providers can best support digital business innovation efforts by enterprise CIO customers. The … Continued

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Smart Cloud

Smart Cloud A Familiar Tale I recently heard a familiar tale from the CIO of a Fortune company: “We don’t have a repeatable or accurate cost allocation model that can be used to reflect the true cost of compute services consumption back to our lines of business.  Quantifying a workload’s owner / size / scope … Continued

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