IT Thinking

Successfully Working from Home

I’ve learnt quite a bit about working from home in the last ten years and thought is was about time I shared one of the secrets to my success. It will take longer to get used to than you will first admit.  Working from home has some obvious benefits; no travel time, no interruptions, working all […]

Where are the Innovators, Gartner Symposium 2014? 

I’ve just come back from the Gartner Symposium ITXPO on the Gold Coast #GartnerSYM. This was my trifecta having been to the 2012 and 2013 events. Gartner opened the event with the keynote on Tuesday morning by hammering in hard their new definition of the market. With a brief introduction touching on constant change and […]

The Rise of the Complex Workplace

It’s been twelve months since I managed to find that time for blogging spot in the work life balance venn diagram.  That point has arrived thanks in part to actually thinking about one thing for more that a couple of days, finding the time to do a little reading and spending a lot of time […]

9 Step Guide to Delivering a Successful Solution

The aim of this post is to produce a repeatable guide to designing an endpoint solution, where the endpoint is the interface to consume information. Step 1 – Understand the Business Survey your user base Speak to a range of business units Speak to people in different geographical locations Meet with peers in industry verticals […]

Flipping the Workplace

Recently I’ve been working in the education space, it’s something I recommend for everyone at least once.  The challenges are numerous, educators are innovators and it is interesting dealing with the technical demands of a user base heavily influenced by consumer trends. It was the university sector that first introduced me to reverse learning or […]

Are Mirco Apps Changing Everything?

I come from a desktop / application background, I’ve spent most of my IT career working with one flavour or another of Citrix’s XenApp platform (I’ve been through all the name changes) and am currently employed by Citrix as a Systems Engineer in Australia.  To that end I’ve spent a lot of time working with […]

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