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Industry came to a standstill, as nation by nation went into a shutdown, and life got stuck in its tracks! With mounting infections taking the toll, the resulting chaos halted everything without exception! All our daily motions and life’s workflows were halted as cities and nations frooze movement and mingling. Routine rituals such as getting your morning coffee to watching a movie in the theatre or grabbing a bite at a restaurant became a memory and yearning. The only one constant left in our lives was connectivity! Never before in modern history especially in peacetime, we needed a lifeline as…


A Path Forward to the new Normal

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The whole world has changed and it will continue to evolve in the days and weeks to come. While some things have been put on hold, the general trends is technology initiatives have been expedited and are even being prioritized. This write-up summarizes the need and adoption of a cloud operating model to adapt to a new normal created by a global pandemic.

Transformation cycles never complete. We are always evaluating business needs and improving upon how we support customers and stakeholders. …


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Artificial Intelligence (AI) in general needs no media blitz, IT Operations (ITOps) on the other hand is the least sexy and often overlooked group within the technology operations. However the marriage of the two has created significant visibility for ITOps and the elevation of its profile.There has been significant and renewed interest in looking at the holy grail of downtime and efficient running of ITOps. Historically ITOps is all about keeping the lights on and making sure that the infrastructure and applications running on it performs as expected. …


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Cloud is about scale and innovation, but complexity bars speed of adoption for a broad swath of enterprise and mission critical apps. Cloud computing by itself, is not an end, but a means of accelerating innovation by modernizing IT infrastructure and apps stack. The growth has been literally from scratch to staggering. According to Gartner “The global public cloud service market is projected to reach $266 billion in 2020”. Software as a service (SaaS) will remain the largest market segment, which is forecast to grow to $116 billion next year due to the scalability of subscription-based…


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Cloud is about scale and innovation, but complexity bars speed of adoption for a broad swath of enterprise and mission critical apps. Cloud computing by itself, is not an end, but a means of accelerating innovation by modernizing IT infrastructure and apps stack. The growth has been literally from scratch to staggering. According to Gartner “The global public cloud service market is projected to reach $266 billion in 2020”. Software as a service (SaaS) will remain the largest market segment, which is forecast to grow to $116 billion next year due to the scalability of subscription-based software. The second-largest market…


What is all this hype about Digital Transformation these days ? You can’t seem to miss it …blogs, presentations, conferences, presentations are all talking about it. What is this rage about >

Why should you care ? Research firm IDC, for example, anticipates global digital transformation spending will reach $1.7 trillion¹ by the end of 2019, a 42 percent increase from last year’s already large numbers. According to IDC spending on digital transformation projects was $1.07 trillion in 2018 which is expected to grow by 16% $1.97 trillion in 2022. …


My thoughts and experience are on the Value of Human Relationship that is often underscored in the context of technology products and services… instead is all about Contract, T&C’s, SLA’s, Feature set, References etc. The power of human networking often takes is a back seat in the and day to day humdrum of the activity. What happens is not expected or desired…? Project runs into failure (not the failure induced by Chaos engineering or intent) but initiated by lack of quality, cost overruns and delivery issues.

Human Networking Effect Multiplier

What is the impact of this….?

We know from many analysis, polls and surveys…

Masaf Dawood

Digital| Futurist| Cloud |AI/ML

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