Articles By Johna Till Johnson

Databases weakest link in securing e-health records

Databases weakest link in securing e-health records

There are plenty of reasons to be outraged about the recent revelation that Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroid use....

February 18th, 2009 Johna Till Johnson
The many flavours of carrier Ethernet

The many flavours of carrier Ethernet

One of my favorite Mark Twain quotes is a riddle about semantics: If you call a dog's tail a leg,...

February 12th, 2009 Johna Till Johnson
Communications change we can believe in?

Communications change we can believe in?

Love him or hate him, you've got to respect a guy who won't give up his BlackBerry. I'm talking about...

February 1st, 2009 Johna Till Johnson
About those ‘Net capacity issues: There’s more

About those ‘Net capacity issues: There’s more

A little over a year ago, my colleagues and I modeled current and projected Internet capacity and anticipated demand to...

January 20th, 2009 Johna Till Johnson
Service-level agreements no longer enough

Service-level agreements no longer enough

Longtime readers know I'm a fanatic about service-level agreements. I regularly advise clients about SLA best practices, negotiation and enforcement...

December 3rd, 2008 Johna Till Johnson
Ways to recession-proof your WAN

Ways to recession-proof your WAN

When it comes to the overall economic situation, there's good news and bad news. The good news is that the...

November 26th, 2008 Johna Till Johnson
Millennials are different? Pardon me while I retch

Millennials are different? Pardon me while I retch

Are young workers today fundamentally different? It's trendy these days to describe the so-called "millennial" generation -- those born between...

October 29th, 2008 Johna Till Johnson
Telecom planning in a time of turmoil

Telecom planning in a time of turmoil

It's gotten pretty hard to miss the financial news lately: September was the worst month for stocks in years, and...

October 13th, 2008 Johna Till Johnson
Innovation in the crucible of war

Innovation in the crucible of war

Recently I wrote about the importance of innovation. That got me thinking about one of my favorite topics: technology innovation...

September 23rd, 2008 Johna Till Johnson
Opinion: The innovation gap is real, all right

Opinion: The innovation gap is real, all right

Recently Judy Estrin, former Cisco CTO and current Silicon Valley luminary, published a book called Closing the Innovation Gap. I...

September 4th, 2008 Johna Till Johnson