This week - diginomica's female contributors kick ass (as usual), and frame the issues for women in tech. Plus: pseudo AI gets exposed while the debate over the future of work rages on. Community debates spark (and are sparked). Your whiffs include - my own celebrity Instagram account?
This week - fighting through digital nightmares, and overcoming bad legacy projects. Plus: turns out IT matters after all - but was Nicholas Carr wrong? DevOps is about culture, and Salesforce gets a cloudy report card. Whiffs run from silly to serious.
This week: retailers get serious about data and analytics while Amazon gets called out on privacy. An Agile Manifesto author rails on "faux agile", debate ensues. Your whiffs include the perils of live mics, and the dumbest smart lock in the world.
Enterprise hits and misses - Buyers are changing, Workday is buying, and the Microsoft - Github debate continues
This week - Another no-vacation-for-you surprise as Workday buys Adaptive Insights. The B2B buyer is changing faster than sales can keep up, and Microsoft's Github acquisition provokes debate - and a big whiff.
This week - AI isn't intelligent until it gets to causality. Sapphire Now begins with CRM swagger - bring on the analysis. Plus: Microsoft gets Github, but why? Your whiffs include a tour of Twitter support dystopia via my pals at Intuit.
This week - retail gets a digital transformation checkup and the AI incrementalism debate is joined. Also: are lean, agile, and design thinking useful, or slick selling tools? Your whiffs include a close encounter with my LinkedIn doppelganger.
This week: AI is incremental - or is it on the wrong track altogether? Plus: with GDPR looming, spleen is vented. Customer experience meets a curmudgeon, Adobe and Magento meet a press release cynic. Plus: your weekly whiffs.
Enterprise hits and misses - GDPR causes sleep deprivation, Google's voice AI demo causes techno-hangover
This week - don't fear GDPR, embrace it: but get ready for a bit of sleep deprivation. Also: Google awes techno-fans with Duplex voice AI, quickly backslides into ethical/PR quagmire. Analytics project failures get scrutiny, and I do the Klout victory dance.
This week: mobile banking and fintech advances, but KPI culture gets a skewering. Also: event season peaks, and we're on the case. Your whiffs include road burns - and the perils of bloated keynotes.
This week: Domino's is winning in digital, McDonald's not so much. Google wants Microsoft's enterprise cloud business, and blockchain's supply chain limitations are assessed. And: ridiculous whiffs, including premature project celebrations.
This week: why traditional retail metrics fall short for modern storefronts. Plus: cloud BI heads for redemption, with the stats to prove it. Infosys reveals its digital hand, and I hand out a rare pre-whiff to Google.
Enterprise hits and misses - AI hits the medical industry, Starbucks hits the brakes, Musk embraces humans
This week: AI is changing the medical industry, but the ethics of AI dominate headlines. Starbucks has a bad week, Elon Musk makes a robotic concession, and loads of whiffs and picks.
This week: with GDPR looming, Facebook sits on the regulatory hot plate. Plus: a rebuttal of Microsoft's Windows divisional dissolve. SAP finally announces its licensing updates, which we dissect. And: I'm in the whiffs section again.