Joe McKendrick

Joe McKendrick is an author, consultant, blogger and frequent INN contributor specializing in information technology.

Recent Stories From this Author

Open Source Continues its March into the Enterprise
December 5, 2014 Insurers have a range of open-source options for running their businesses.

Don’t Wrap Your Organization Too Tight With Metrics
November 20, 2014 Metrics provide a picture of how business is going, and systems are performing. But do they provide the right picture?

The Seven Flavors of Virtualization
November 17, 2014 There is no one single form of virtualization – rather, different parts of the IT infrastructure require different approaches.

It Was 20 Years Ago Today…
November 7, 2014 The “New IT” began to emerge in 1994, and its impact is still being felt.

The Coming Digital Revolution: Telematics for Homes and Bodies
November 4, 2014 Digital technologies may have mainly bypassed insurance companies, but not for long.

What It Takes to Have a Tech-Savvy Workplace
October 23, 2014 The tools and technologies to build the next workplace are available, but not common yet in corporate settings.

Legacy Systems Are Increasingly a Competitive Handicap
October 16, 2014 Legacy systems, while reliable, increasingly hold insurers back, a new study finds

Five Reasons to Software-Define Your Operations
October 14, 2014 It may be possible to provision key services with the click of a mouse, but benefits go well beyond that.

Nurture or Nature: Should IT Leaders Have Non-IT Experience?
October 6, 2014 Some of the world’s best-run corporations require rising executives to rotate through various parts of the business.

4 Big Data Myths
October 2, 2014 The truth is that big data is only as good as the organization behind it; and despite the hype, everyone is not yet doing it.

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