4 Questions New Leaders Should Ask

IDG (parent company for CIO, Computerworld, CSO, Infoworld, ITWorld and  MACWorld) asked what advice I would give new leaders. At the moment, I didn’t think it was going to be that hard. Then they added a constraint. I had to do it in less than 5 minutes. Watch the video on IDG.TV – http://www.idg.tv/video/79875/4-questions-new-leaders-should-ask For those of […]

New Leaders

Goodbye HP

leaving HP

Earlier today, I announced that I will be retiring from HP. This is not the traditional retirement.  I’m not planning on spending my days playing golf or sitting around the house driving my wife crazy. I have far too much passion, energy and ideas to sit on the sidelines. My definition of retirement is the […]

Stop talking about innovation and instead get innovating.

  I recently gave a speech at the annual PDS Conference (Milwaukee, WI) on the topic of Enabling Innovation: A Strength In Any Economy.  In the speech, I challenged the audience (CIOs, CTOs and other technology leaders) that every group within an organization needed to take ownership of the innovation agenda.  In particular, the CIO/CTO […]

What is the role of the CTO?

Forbes video

I was recently interviewed by Rich Karlgaard, Publisher of Forbes on the role of the CTO and how it balances the near term needs of the organization while also making sure that there is a robust pipeline of ideas to meet the future needs of customers.  Rich also gets me to talk about what devices […]

What does 10 years in the future look like?

  Below are the slides from a speech I recently gave where I discussed the innovations that will define the landscape over the next 10 years. The world continues to undergo radical change, and it is important to understand the challenges that will arise and how businesses and consumers prepare for the change. I gave […]

What devices are in my bag?

  A few years ago, someone started the rumor that if you ask me what devices are in my bag, I will pull them out and show them to you.  Even if they are prototypes.  This is mostly true.  I am sometimes barred from showing some prototypes … but if I can, I will show […]