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The fall and rise of end-user computing

Monday, November 21st, 2016

What happened to end-user computing? It used to be a big hairy deal. Now it should be a big hairy deal but isn’t.

The new everything

Monday, April 25th, 2016

There’s little as overhyped these days than Digital. And yet, Digital matters. Possibly a lot.

The newest “best practice” is an old banned practice.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Not too many years ago, IT was advised to lock things down tightly. No more.

IT is going away. Again.

Monday, December 8th, 2014

Predictions of IT’s demise have two constants: The predictions keep on coming, and IT continues to matter. Profoundly.

Do you want to rent everything you use?

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Rentership is a prediction, not a fact … and a questionable prediction at that.

Storming around

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Five big trends are converging on IT. Here’s what you can do about them. Even better, here’s how you can take advantage of them.

An imperfect storm

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Big trends are piling onto CIOs, and will seriously affect IT’s role in the enterprise. First in a series.

Quick culture change

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Culture change doesn’t have to be slow. Culture change doesn’t have to be ugly. You can pick whichever one you prefer.

PC as a Service?

Monday, November 18th, 2013

The numbers behind Amazon’s new Amazon Workspaces (we might as well start calling it “PC as a Service,” or PCaaS) don’t add up. Or, rather, they do add up … to too big a number.

Time to decommission IT? Lead the charge.

Monday, October 21st, 2013

The cloud, BYOD, and other recent trends are shifting the balance of internal and “shadow” IT. Don’t try to stop it. Shaping how it happens is a far better idea.

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my photoBob Lewis is a senior management consultant with Dell Services. He has published these columns once a week in one form or another since 1996.

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