Victor WoltersEnterprise Strategist

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Things to Consider with Lift-and-Shift Migrations in Cloud

This is the next installment in a series of blogs on the subject of cloud transformation. We decided to call out this specific cloud lift-and-shift migration strategy because of our clients’ experience with this strategy. Many of our clients have seen both negative and positive results from this strategy, however, all of them missed many […]

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Potential Impacts Beyond Cloud Applications & Infrastructure

This is the next installment in a series of blogs on the subject of Cloud Transformation. When an organization transitions to cloud technology, it will often change the way that organization thinks about IT solutions. Cloud technology allows an organization to operate in more of an experimental/disposable way. This freedom allows an organization to “try […]

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Organizational Impacts of Cloud Transformation

This is the third in a series of blogs on the subject of cloud transformation. I wanted to start out this blog with a short story from the medical field that illustrates one of the changes that can be expected by any organization moving to cloud. The story is about the Mayo Clinic, which was […]

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Cloud Technology Has Changed the Game

I have just returned from the Gartner Application Strategies and Solutions Summit 2018. This was one of those conferences where it turns out to be something different than what you expected. The agenda was a solid blend of educational sessions, networking opportunities and meaningful keynotes. Like many conferences, the real value comes from hearing from […]

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Automation Tools Enhance Cloud Outcomes

We have been working with many different technologies in the cloud space over the last few years. Each technology brings it’s own set of challenges and outcomes. One set of technologies that has already delivered significant outcomes are automation tools. If you think about it cloud technology is based on the use of automation tools. […]

Mobile Everything? Considerations Before Delivering Mobile Access

We frequently see projects these days with a requirement for mobile access to corporate technology platforms. For clarity, I am limiting my definition of “mobile” to cell phones. We hear three common drivers behind this requirement. The first driver is remote access (outside the office) to these platforms. Second is a changing employee population which […]

Smart Dust – Personal Clouds

The author could not resist the analogy here. In my recent research on emerging technology for my client I came across the subject of “Smart Dust.” I had reviewed the technology one time before but put it in the “10-year plus” category. Upon further reading and research it became clear that this is one of […]

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Old Problem – New Context – Business to IT Translation

In today’s world  of “Cloud Everything” using “Hyper Everything” we still see an old problem creating challenges. Most IT organizations are still struggling to translate business requirements into technology requirements. Cloud has allowed us to simply accelerate the process of seeing the disconnect. I had the opportunity to hear about this experience from one of […]

A Garage with no Grease – IBM Bluemix Garage

When you think about the picture of a garage it often brings images of grease, oil, tools and cars. At the IBM Interconnect 2016 conference this week IBM released a new methodology called IBM Bluemix Garage. I had the pleasure of sitting in a session led by Rachel Reinitz – IBM Distinguished Engineer & CTO IBM Bluemix Garage. […]

3 Ideas from IBM Interconnect – IoT with Watson Session

Welcome from IBM Interconnect 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. After attending the session “IoT with Watson”  at IBM Interconnect I became a believer in the possibility of connecting the physical and digital worlds together through the power of the cloud. Peter Crocker – IBM Watson IoT Platform Product Manager provided a very complete overview of where the […]

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