Articles By Don Sheppard

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Setting speed limits for IT transformation

There’s been plenty of talk about business disruption and IT-driven transformation. The speed at which technologies are moving through the...

July 28th, 2016 Don Sheppard
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Tracking the Brexit hype cycle

Will Brexit make it into the Oxford Dictionary this year? It's certainly a popular word these days! Perhaps "Brexit" will...

July 4th, 2016 Don Sheppard
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Ecosystems, openness, and other IT definitions you should care about

In my last blog I identified four major IT “ecosystems” that are proving to be fertile grounds for emerging technologies....

June 30th, 2016 Don Sheppard
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Track list for emerging technologies

Staying up-to-date with emerging technologies is a challenge – there seems no end to claims of “the next best thing.” ...

June 22nd, 2016 Don Sheppard
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The mysterious blockchain “revolution”

On May 5th in Toronto, the Blockchain “revolution” began when Alex and Don Tapscott introduced their newest book: Blockchain Revolution –...

May 25th, 2016 Don Sheppard
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Discovering clouds and other things

Discovering and finding things these days seems to be getting harder (perhaps because I keep losing everything!).  Both “clouds” and...

May 3rd, 2016 Don Sheppard
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Milestones in IT: Apple at 40

A recent story about Apple being 40 years old on April 1st caught my eye. And here’s another one listing...

April 5th, 2016 Don Sheppard
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Apple, the FBI, and why security is the final frontier

Security and privacy have been in the news again -- especially around the Apple vs. FBI iPhone unlocking case -- but...

March 30th, 2016 Don Sheppard
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An outsider’s observations on Apple vs. The FBI

Most people following the business news have heard about the Apple versus FBI case, which is about gaining access to...

March 17th, 2016 Don Sheppard
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Tracking emerging IT standards

Last month I posted an update on ISO standards for cloud computing, and mentioned that other organizations are also involved...

March 10th, 2016 Don Sheppard