Tag Archives: efficiency

What Emergency Rooms Could Learn from IT Help Desks

After more than twenty years working in many companies, many of them as a consultant often dramatically improving operations, I have received a blessing and a curse: Blessing: I see improvements and benefits potential almost everywhere. Curse: I see improvements and benefits missed almost … Continue reading

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Rise of the Luddites

For the last year or so, my various news feeds have been filled with dire warnings about the “Rise of the Robots.” Apparently, the advances in robotics – hardware and software – are now beyond relatively simple home vacuums, and … Continue reading

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Negative Cloud Margins?

A few days ago, I had a conversation with a friend of mine who told me something shocking: a particular cloud company’s gross margins on cloud products are below -40%. That is not a typo, it is minus 40% or worse. Essentially, the … Continue reading

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Websites and the Cost of Change

You are reading this blog on WordPress. It is not a secret; any technologist with experience managing WordPress can look at the page and see that it is run by WordPress. How does WordPress show you this page? Here is what WordPress … Continue reading

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