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Author: Brian Vellmure Posted: January 22, 2015 51 views

Do you want to retain/increase your value? Do that which cannot be codified. Do you want to grow? Leverage technology to automate everything that can be codified.

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Author: Brian Vellmure Posted: January 17, 2015 46 views

One of the most recognizable stories on the planet, and certainly in Italian history, is the story of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi. It is one of the most re-used, re-purposed, revised, and re-distributed stories in modern history. The 1940 Disney version has a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Transformation At the heart of the story… Read More»

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Author: Brian Vellmure Posted: December 23, 2014 79 views

As we draw towards the close of 2014 and look ahead to a new year, it’s a time of reflection, evaluation, and goal setting for many people. Performance reviews (if you’re still doing it the old way), finalizing budgets, and making plans for the next 357 days (until the holiday season rolls around again) are… Read More»

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Author: Brian Vellmure Posted: December 05, 2014 121 views

This week, I a appeared as a guest on the Intel Transform IT show. The host, Charles Araujo is the CEO of the IT Transformation Institute, and author of “The Quantum Age of IT”. Charles invited me to speak for a few minutes about my views of the Future of IT. In the 20 minute… Read More»

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Author: Brian Vellmure Posted: October 25, 2014 263 views

Over 150,000 registrants, 5,000,000 online streaming views, and well over 1,000,000 meals to help feed the hungry. The stage(s) featured execs from some of the most recognized organizations in the world, a former US Vice President (Al Gore) and Secretary of State (Hillary Rodham Clinton), the poster persona for Self Help (Tony Robbins), the Beach… Read More»

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Author: Brian Vellmure Posted: October 15, 2014 343 views

Last week, I had the privilege to spend some time discussing some of the most important topics facing organizations today with Vala Afshar, Michael Krigsman, and Mitch Lieberman. During the course of the conversation, we riffed on what digital even means, the intersection between the digital and the physical, the requirement of the CMO and… Read More»

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Author: Brian Vellmure Posted: October 09, 2014 344 views

In my last post, I highlighted the imminent penetration of wearables into society, considering some of the broader implications. In this post, I’d like to narrow in a bit on the topic of wearables in the enterprise, and the implications this will have on the CIO. Currently, CIOs are faced with managing a growing tension… Read More»

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Author: Brian Vellmure Posted: September 27, 2014 333 views

Since the early days of computing, ever shrinking computers have been on a collision course towards human integration. The distinction between what is physical and digital continues to dissolve. Early stage prototypes are already allowing neurological signals to manipulate the physical world directly via the integration of molecular and atomic level components. Think it and… Read ... Read the article

Author: Brian Vellmure Posted: July 31, 2014 602 views

The other day I received a letter in the mail. What was in the letter left me feeling depressed. It left me feeling inadequate, unprepared, incapable of mustering the mental and emotional energy to complete it’s request. You see it wasn’t asking me to do something that I’d never done before. It asked me to… Read More»

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Author: Brian Vellmure Posted: July 26, 2014 367 views

This year, the Sacramento Kings crowdsourced intelligence about who they should take in the 2014 NBA draft. Grantland created two well done videos (embedded below) that chronicle the process of leveraging relatively obscure talent to make what turned out to be a $4.7 million decision – the drafting and signing of Nik Stauskas as their… Read More»

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