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Practical AI Examples in 2020

In my article on Top 10 Tech Trends for 2020 I started by talking about artificial intelligence as a mega theme where businesses are achieving real, measurable value from the AI front. If you look at any trend analysis on AI you could believe anything from “AI is still vaporware” to “AI has arrived and […]

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Recent Worthwhile Listens on TWIML

TWIML has long been one of my favorite podcasts (right after Crushing Iron… long story, different topic) and three recent ones I thought were particularly interesting. I think what makes TWIML great in general is how real the conversations are… it doesn’t feel like a boring interview. The topics are genuinely thought provoking and makes […]

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Speaking at Launch (UX & Global Business)

I spoke on Technology Careers at Launch this last week to groups tied to UX/CX and Global Business from Elmbrook and Wauwatosa school districts. It was a blessing to be able to speak with the students and provide perspective on what has been helpful in my own career and how it might help their direction […]

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Power Apps Simplicity

Many business requests that come in are for cascading drop-downs and "if this, then that" input fields... I wanted to share a way that can significantly improve the customer experience with a simple change of text on a button.

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Migrating SQL Server to Azure: What Should You Migrate?

Once you have answered the question "Why should I migrate SQL Server to Azure?", you need to determine what you will migrate.  This post contains methods for inventorying your SQL Server estate and figuring out what to migrate.

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Why Migrate SQL Server to Azure

When making the decision to move SQL Server workloads to Azure, there are a series of questions that need to be answered.

  • Why are you migrating to Azure?
  • What are you going to migrate to Azure?
  • Where will you migrate in Azure?
  • How will migrate to Azure?
  • When will you migrate to Azure?

The answer to the first of these questions is extremely important to answering the others.  In my experience, it is often neglected.

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10 Tech Movements in 2020 Every Business Should Understand

As we enter into a new year I’ve been thinking about the advice I’d give to a business leader on the opportunity to fully leverage technology to change the way they engage their customers, employees, and vendors. In the same way, if you are a person engaged in the technology field, these movements are likely […]

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