News & Commentary Posts: 1 Michael Ducy works as an enterprise architect for Opscode, focused on designing and implementing automation solutions for customers' cloud, IT automation, and continuous delivery needs. Before Opscode, Ducy worked at CompuCom, helping with the architecture and design of the vendor's cloud portfolio. He has served other roles as a cloud architect, performance and capacity planner, Linux systems engineer, instructor and private consultant.
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
What The Business Really Thinks Of IT: 3 Hard TruthsThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.