Purpose and Profit Can and Should Coexist

Too often, our society pits purpose and profit as opposing forces, as individuals pitch their camp in one of two extremes. On one side, purpose-driven zealots rail at the thought of making money and prioritizing financial results. On the other, greed absorbed corporates scoff at the idea of purpose being more than an idealistic fairy…

CES 2018: IoT is Officially Dead

Take a gander through any technology publication, stop by a technology event, or dive headfirst into a conversation with your average technologist and you’ll undoubtedly trip over a conversation about the Internet of Things. The idea of connecting devices – not just computers, tablets and phones – but an unlimited variety of “things” to the…

On the Verge of an Education Revolution

In 20 years, the way we learn will bear little to no resemblance to the educational system that exists today. If you want proof, just look at the printing press. The first “modern” universities were formed in the 15th century. It is not a coincidence that this revolution of learning followed the invention of the…

Foreign Jobs Benefit the U.S. Economy

Most US citizens get the realities of our global economy. If they didn’t prior to the most recent recession, I think they are beginning to now. Several years ago, it was common to find IT insiders vigorously opposed to the off-shoring of jobs. These days, vocal opponents seem few and far between. Most people understand…

In response to ‘The Human Cloud’

At the beginning of this month, Eloqua Senior VP and Three Pillar client Andre Yee wrote a provocative blog post about translating the benefits of cloud computing to how human resources are utilized. He offers some profound insights on how “cloud-think” could not only apply to business and solution development processes, but to how it…