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The Cloud War: Battlefront IBC (2 of 4)

At IBC2019, the biggest international conference for the Media & Entertainment industry I am evaluating which cloud provider is showing up with the most substantial ecosystem to tackle the concerns of the industry. If you'd like to get up to speed on some of the major themes of the conference or learn about the showing by AWS check out the first post in the series.

This article article focuses on Microsoft/Azure, the #2 cloud provider in the outside of the M&E industry by market share:

By Joaquin Lippincott, CEO
September 19, 2019

The Cloud War: Battlefront IBC (1 of 4)

At IBC2019, the biggest international conference for the Media & Entertainment industry, there were some major themes:

By Joaquin Lippincott, CEO
September 19, 2019

The Cloud is More Secure Than Your Facility

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal ominously titled Capital One Breach Casts Shadow Over Cloud Security, veers dangerously close to blaming an internal company error at Capital One on one of the most secure companies in the world.  The article might be better headlined as "dirty bath water casts shadow over baby".  

By Joaquin Lippincott, CEO
August 2, 2019

How Cloud became the most important buzzword in business

Cloud is not the first (and probably not the last) disruptor to business via software.  Over the past 50 years or so there have been four major epochs of software, with Cloud being the latest. SaaS software is dying and the Cloud is coming for all of us.
By Joaquin Lippincott, CEO
July 21, 2019

Why the Cloud Movement Is the Future of All Business

Cloud computing is quickly becoming not just another tech innovation, but a fundamental shift in the way businesses function. Learn the top 6 advantages of moving to cloud and the ONLY 3 ways to accomplish innovation.
By Joaquin Lippincott, CEO
June 11, 2019

Automotive Aftermarket and IoT

We all know cars are getting smarter, and car manufacturers are competing more and more not just based on reliability but increasingly based on technology.  At Metal Toad, we had some fun hacking into a minivan to see what kind of machine learning we could do with the data being output by a modern car. With the drop in prices for industrial grade Internet of Things (IoT) and other smart device

By Joaquin Lippincott, CEO
March 13, 2019

What is Culture?

At our company we are known for having a great culture.  You can feel it when you walk in: people are at ease, they obviously enjoy what they do and the people they work with.  But what drives a great culture? What continues to sustain it and how do you know it when you get there?

By Joaquin Lippincott, CEO
April 25, 2018

The 3 Paths for Digital Transformation

There's a lot of talk about digital transformation these days.  I think undoubtably this movement - transforming as many processes from analog to digital - is going to be the heart of value for business for at least the next 50 years into the future.  That said, there three major ways for companies to "go digital":

By Joaquin Lippincott, CEO
December 12, 2017

Push the publish button already

The most important measure of progress in building blogging expertise is not word count, it’s how many timers you hit the publish button. Every post is either a rock or a gem dropped into the water; the rocks will sink and be forgotten but the gems will be scooped up and shared.  Drop enough rocks in the water and you are more likely to create a gem. 

So push the publish button already.

By Joaquin Lippincott, CEO
October 31, 2017

Is your company going to be digital or not?

A month after opening our 2nd office and meeting with people in Los Angeles, CA, one thing is very clear: companies know they need to move into the digital world, and they know they need help getting there.

By Joaquin Lippincott, CEO
August 17, 2017

Ready for transformation?