Den surfs in to take the hot seat while Jon is away. This means LOTS of strikethroughs. You have been warned.
Enterprise hits and misses - Walmart gets the e-commerce blues, and the future of work gets reframed
This week - Walmart has an e-commerce reckoning, while the Internet has another crummy week of excuse-filled outages. The future of work gets a provocative reframing. Your whiffs include buzzword-proof goggles.
Enterprise hits and misses - event season takeaways revealed, as customers declare independence from vendors
This week - a friction-filled event season reveals frictionless trends. Also: are customers declaring independence from vendors, via build-over-buy? Boeing is in a pickle, and CIOs are vanishing (from boards). Your whiffs include LinkedIn's supposedly relevant feed.
Enterprise hits and misses - community management vs ROI, digital pandemonium vs privacy and planning
This week - community managers get serious about ROI, while "digital pandemonium" forces contingency planning. BI aims for revenue impact, and the diginomica team hits the tarmac for your event scuttlebutt. Your whiffs include epic takedowns, and midflight meltdowns.
Enterprise hits and misses - Apple lays claim to the privacy mantle, while Salesforce lays claim to Tableau
This week - Salesforce ratchets up the analytics stakes with its Tableau purchase. Meanwhile, Apple lays claim to the privacy mantle at WWDC, but does it deserve laurels? As always, your weekly whiffs.
Enterprise hits and misses - Google Cloud outage brings lessons, as do the struggles of Dell, Nutanix and MapR
This week - debating Google's Cloud outage. Plus: Dell, Nutanix and MapR give us problematic news. Google buys Looker, and diginomica digests events. Your whiffs include an aromatic decision from Microsoft.
It's time to hand out some awards of questionable quality. This time, the winners are the 5G revolutionaries, who have fancy glasses and unlimited bandwidth for us! Where we're going, we don't need roads.
Enterprise hits and misses - Industry 4.0 gets a progress report, as the workplace diversity problem shifts to skills
This week - Industry 4.0 gets a gut check. Also: the workplace diversity push shifts focus - to training and skills development. Google Cloud burps, and I pay tribute to the end of iTunes - in the whiffs section.
Enterprise hits and misses - AI and cybersecurity needs flummox managers, and the retail transformation blues play on
This week - retail transformation runs into obstacles at JC Penney and Kohl's. AI and cybersecurity skills demand puts pressure on IT managers. The diginomica team files event analysis and use cases, and I've got your whiffs as usual.
Enterprise hits and misses - Amazon and Walmart face off on deliveries, while big SIs are held to account
This week - Retailers make omni-progress, but face challenges from competitors - and tariffs. Plus: big SIs get scrutinized. Event season rolls on, with cloud ERP on deck. And: I blow gaskets in the whiffs section.
This week - we take on one of the nuttiest event weeks of the silly season, inundating you with our best stuff across time zones. And, I pay tribute to one of the best enterprise instigators and thorny questions specialists that ever thwarted a press conference. As always: your whiffs.
This week - voice search isn't waiting for the enterprise. Also: why CEOs can't delegate AI responsibility. Fresh looks at digital transformation contrast with digital duopolies. Your whiffs include: mocking open offices, and a new low for dynamic personalization.
Enterprise hits and misses - AI's diversity problem is scrutinized, digital transformation is defined
This week – fresh data on AI’s diversity problem and: does machine learning have a performance problem? Buzzwords get decoded, from edge clouds to digital transformation. Your whiffs include SEO link panhandling with… Tony Robbins?