In the past, bad technology usability was considered normal; today, this will spell the death of internal IT. Traditionally, IT has been ridiculously bad at making things easy for customers. Traditionally, IT has also had a monopoly on providing corporate IT. IT no longer has the monopoly. IT is now in competition with many, many […]
Useless Gaming? Not Quite. Lessons From RedBull Battlegrounds.
I attended the Red Bull Battlegrounds with my son yesterday, and will be here in Atlanta throughout the weekend… watching people play Blizzard Entertainment’s StarCraft II competitively on the big stage. Yeah, a video game. This is e-sports, man, and it’s a thing, complete with wildly famous sportscasters, energy drink sponsors, and international attention. Confession: […]
Government Cloud Computing: A Current Bibliography
I gave a webinar today called, “Beyond Fairy Dust & The No Police: How Cloud Computing Makes Government Better“. Below is the “virtual handout” for the webinar, which lists recent activity both in the government cloud world as well as the platform-as-a-service world. A recording is archived here. Enjoy! Suggested Gov Cloud Reading Extreme Heroku: […]