Founder, Chairman and CEO of Adaptivity, Inc, the company that is putting "IT
Blueprinting" on the map of Enterprise IT, is adamant: IT must invest in
architecture and engineering, and it must do so right away, here and now in
2010, 2011 and beyond.
An innovative IT executive, with an excellent track record in strategy,
design, and the implementation of business-aligned enterprise technology
platforms across large organizations, before founding Adaptivity Bishop
served as SVP and Chief Architect of Wachovia's Corporate Investment Banking
Technology Group, where his team designed, built, and implemented a
leading-edge service-oriented architecture and utility computing
infrastructure. So he knows whereof he speaks.
And speak he does, including an upcoming keynote on The Enterprise Cloud
Revolution that he is due to deliver next month at Cloud Expo Silicon
Valley, t... (more)
All this while the IT team is faced with another reality, the main corporate
datacenter has 6-18 months left in terms of shelf life. The datacenter's
power distribution and patch panel design was not built to handle the massive
density and cooling power requirements. The sprawl of unstructured data, app
servers, web servers and now virtual machines is proliferating at a pace that
will force a space crunch in a time frame that is counter to the challenge
from the business in terms of capital preservation and opex reduction.
What does a firm do? The standard playbook is consolidate,... (more)
Adaptivity Keynote at Cloud Expo New York
The principles and freedoms of the American dream are finding themselves
resurrected again with cloud computing. The following blog will outline
background, details and living proof that cloud computing is one of the
catalysts of the future that will bring the American dream back!
As an immigrant and soon to be citizen of the United States of America, I
have experienced first hand and continue to experience the greatness of this
country and rewards of the American dream. My belief system of hard work
combined with the principle that "busi... (more)
Today’s CIO organizations face a complex array of challenges in managing
the Business Platform (the group of applications and services that implement
the Business Value Chain (BVC)).
The business expects technology innovation as a business differentiator,
demands application portfolio stability, requires change requests to be
handled promptly, experiences growth rates that are often unpredictable and
exponential, and exerts continuous pressure to reduce product time to market.
Complicating this, these challenges are being made to IT with reduced
investment support from the busine... (more)
Adaptivity Keynote at Cloud Expo
Businesses today face a tsunami of challenges unlike it has ever faced in
history: globalization, geo-political, rise of the Internet consumer,
customer mind-share dynamics, proliferation of information and content to
manage and maintain (with regulatory & security concerns).
This requires new ways to do business:
provide an enriched and consistent quality customer experience; conduct
business over any form of electronic channel; rapid adoption of new business
models; transact business in the most efficient & effective means possible;