Dell embracing Digital Transformation

Reading an article over on Channel Futures about Dell tackling a reorganization around digital transformation; I applaud their efforts in listening to partners to understand the problems customers are facing. A year after a huge EMC acquisition, Dell is honing their go to market solutions to understand and educate what their infrastructure value add solutions provide. Big Ears Dell, a “company with big ears” according to Micheal Dell is listening to their partner network, and they’re hearing: “Help us be more adept around these transformational areas.” Investing in cloud infrastructure and IoT technology is tricky without understanding what value one can gain from these many devices and capabilities. Sure, IoT… Read More

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Bitcoin adoption in NASDAQ! Beast or bust?

With Reuters reporting the Nasdaq will offer a futures “bet” on BitCoin in 2018; this could be a major adoption turning point for the digital currency. There’s been a lot of recent news to high-light increased adoption of crypto-currencies, like: Georgia gets new bitcoin ATM’s and even a big four consultancy getting in the game: PricewaterhouseCoopers accepting bitcoin payments. As Wall Street jumps in, this could signal a game changer for US markets and a spearhead for global markets as well. We know government agencies are opposed to such un-regulated forms of currency transactions; but they can’t just turn their back on this one. The people want what the people want, and the… Read More

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Social disruption in farming!

Hands on the tracker wheel and plow in the dirt farming is perhaps the last place you’d expect to find social technology taking root (pun intended of course). But that’s exactly what Farmers Business Network is doing. With $110 million of new funding, they plan to expand their growing members-only social network platform to include e-commerce. “We’re really focused on creating a digital farm economy in ways it has never existed before. – FBN co-founder Charles Baron They’re initial focus is on strengthening their farming network and the opportunity for farmers to collaborate and help one another. However, they are poised to be a major disruptor in the centuries old farming supply… Read More

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Blockchain: hype or disruptor?

Be wary of the hype, but mindful of the fortuitous nature of future possibilities. In the second of a two part informative article on Ethereum Blockchain by Thijs Maas (https://lnkd.in/ehJvguK) I found the following quote and illustration post worthy.  “We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten.” — Bill Gates Illustration: Visual representation of the relation between human perception of potential and development thereof Please follow and like us:

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