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Living on the Edge…
convergence of business and IT
@ShaunHolloway
Living on the Edge…
and taking up too much room
@ShaunHolloway
5-Second Memory Test
it’s all the time we have
Remember as many letters as you can
JFKN AS ANAT OUP SFBI
Now Try Again…
Next slide please
JFK NASA NATO UPS FBI
This is Our Reality.
The New “Edge”
Attributes of a social, real-time,
app culture
No Captive Audience
Co-creation with Customers
It’s All about Me
Customer Service is Marketing
© Disney Pixar. Image retrieved from http://kikotsu.net
Technology Drives
Business
New “Edge” Skills…
and business-savvy for hire
8-ball Developer Problem
ONE ball is heavier than the rest.
How many weighings will it take to find it.
8-ball Developer Problem
Most common answer = THREE weighings
Divide and conquer approach.
8-ball Developer Problem
Best answer = TWO weighings
Inference approach.
Bring Experience
Turn Data
into
Information
Speak both languages
Advocate for
Business and
IT
Over the “Edge”…
the uncontrollable in others
© Disney. Image retrieved from http://monstersandbeasts.blogspot.com/2012/02/yoda-star-wars.html
Knowledge
Competition
Expertise
Are you taking up too much room?
@ShaunHolloway
Living on the Edge…
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Living on the Edge - Convergence of Business and IT

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The attributes of this new and ever-evolving era is resulting in a collision course, or convergence, of business and IT. The attributes of this social, real-time, app culture require "new edge" skills and business savvy. while realizing what can and cannot be controlled. Presented by Shaun Holloway, http://www.srholloway.com.

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Living on the Edge - Convergence of Business and IT

  1. 1. Living on the Edge… convergence of business and IT @ShaunHolloway
  2. 2. Living on the Edge… and taking up too much room @ShaunHolloway
  3. 3. 5-Second Memory Test it’s all the time we have Remember as many letters as you can
  4. 4. JFKN AS ANAT OUP SFBI
  5. 5. Now Try Again… Next slide please
  6. 6. JFK NASA NATO UPS FBI
  7. 7. This is Our Reality.
  8. 8. The New “Edge” Attributes of a social, real-time, app culture
  9. 9. No Captive Audience
  10. 10. Co-creation with Customers
  11. 11. It’s All about Me
  12. 12. Customer Service is Marketing © Disney Pixar. Image retrieved from http://kikotsu.net
  13. 13. Technology Drives Business
  14. 14. New “Edge” Skills… and business-savvy for hire
  15. 15. 8-ball Developer Problem ONE ball is heavier than the rest. How many weighings will it take to find it.
  16. 16. 8-ball Developer Problem Most common answer = THREE weighings Divide and conquer approach.
  17. 17. 8-ball Developer Problem Best answer = TWO weighings Inference approach.
  18. 18. Bring Experience
  19. 19. Turn Data into Information
  20. 20. Speak both languages
  21. 21. Advocate for Business and IT
  22. 22. Over the “Edge”… the uncontrollable in others
  23. 23. © Disney. Image retrieved from http://monstersandbeasts.blogspot.com/2012/02/yoda-star-wars.html Knowledge
  24. 24. Competition
  25. 25. Expertise
  26. 26. Are you taking up too much room? @ShaunHolloway Living on the Edge…

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