On-Prem vs Cloud lies

The Cloud versus On-premises debate is still alive and well. I originally posted this article in October of 2014 and in December of 2015 I’m happy to report that fear mongering is still strong at many enterprise IT departments. I have had many a security person tell me that: On-prem is more secure than cloud …all […]

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Why SaaS

The issue at most organizations today is this, consumer software solutions are outpacing enterprise software solutions. This issue manifests itself in every aspect of IT life today. Consider this paradox: Traditional IT software – the less frequently you update the software the more reliable and better the user experience is Consumer software – the more frequently […]

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My BriForum 2014 Boston presentation on Identity Providers (IdP), SAML, and OAuth

I’ve had the opportunity to present at BriForum for a few years now and this year the location for BriForum was in Boston (instead of Chicago). The food was fantastic, the presenters were talented, and the audience was as large as ever. Thank you to the Madden’s (Brian and Jack) and TechTarget staff for everything! […]

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Microsoft created a Spork

Spork – (noun) : a utensil that is a combination of a spoon and a fork While I spend most of my day working on a MacBook Air I do have a daily need to use Windows so about 2 months ago I ordered and received my Microsoft Surface Pro 3. Prior to this I used […]

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