Managed Services

Seven Steps You Can Take Today to Transform IT

For the past few weeks, I’ve been talking about the revolution that needs to take place in IT—a total transformation in the way we run IT. There are many factors validating the need for the revolution, including the fact that we’re experiencing a surge in: Technology consumerization, or the power of technology being directly in […]

08.22.2017

Managed Services

Stuck in the IT Slog? Time to Push Through

In one of my favorite business books, the New York Times bestseller “Decide,” my good friend and author Steve McClatchy writes that psychological studies have confirmed that we can divide all sources of human motivation into two categories: to move toward Gain (or something you want) or to Prevent Pain (or prevent the loss of […]

08.01.2017

Managed Services

An IT Revolution is Brewing

As IT leaders and professionals, we are waging an important battle every day. We are expected to be at the forefront of innovation—influencing and compelling the organization to move towards revolution while also keeping the lights on. But innovation and growth responsibilities are inherently competitive with run operations and, unfortunately, run seems to win every […]

07.26.2017

Client Spotlight

On the Clock: Discussing IT Adoption, Transformation with Care New England’s Suma Gaddam

IT can be the catalyst for change and transformation in many organizations. But unfortunately too many projects are abandoned, flounder or downright fail completely, missing the mark. When I think about change or transformation, I envision four zones that we must navigate through: Status Quo, Disruption, Adoption, and Transformation. I’ve long believed that where IT […]

06.01.2017

Thought Leadership

When Faced with Adversity, How Do You React?

“Of all the virtues, we can learn, no trait is more useful, more essential for survival and more likely to improve the quality of life than the ability to transform adversity into an enjoyable challenge.” Mihalyi Csikszentmihaly Last month, I talked about the power of resiliency—of being able to bend without breaking (you can check […]

05.26.2017

Fresh plant growing out of concrete

Thought Leadership

Resilience: The Art of Bending Without Breaking

It’s past midnight, the wind is howling and the storm is raging. I can’t sleep. With clutched covers pulled to my nose, I watch the gale build with intensity. With every flash of lightening, I count “one-Mississippi, two-Mississippi, …” until the deafening boom of thunder inevitably follows. That wind shakes our little home with every […]

04.27.2017

Events

AlwaysOn Leadership Symposium: A Day to Change Mindsets

Have you ever fallen? Have you ever failed? Have you ever flailed around trying to overcome some challenge or obstacle? If you are like me, the simple answer is YES… many times. But you’ve also likely found a way to get back in the game or as I like to say to be “always on.” […]

03.21.2017

State House in Providence, Rhode Island

Security

Cyber Security Q&A with Rhode Island Congressman Jim Langevin

Last year, I had the honor to accompany longtime friend and Rhode Island Congressman Jim Langevin to the State of the Union Address as his guest. Congressman Langevin was gracious enough to extend the invite due in large part to our shared passion for cyber security and workforce development. As co-chair of the Congressional Cybersecurity […]

02.02.2017