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Week of Oct 19

Contactless payment, especially for low amounts, will drive the cashless society - with implications for the digitally disenfranchised ... and those without bank accounts #STinsights @CIOStraightTalk

David Doughty @daviddoughty 

Chief Executive, Excellencia Limited 

(From the Straight Talk Tweetchat “Resilience Through Reskilling in Financial Services”) 

Week of Oct 12

Security was already a top concern before WFH highlighted more gaps in 2020. While most people are working from home, the “bad actors” are even more active. @CIOStraightTalk #STinsights #OneHCL 

--Stuart Miniman @stu 

Sr. Analyst and Co-Host of theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media 

(From the Straight Talk Tweetchat “Re-thinking cloud to accelerate business outcomes”) 

Week of Oct 05

Adopting cloud is tough, but modernizing is even tougher. Far more than lift and shift, and requires deep changes to teams and workflows in addition to application architecture. The real innovators aren't just adopting, they're modernizing. #STinsights @CIOStraightTalk

Joe Duffy @funcOfJoe

Founder and CEO, Pulumi Corporation

(From the Straight Talk Tweetchat “Re-thinking cloud to accelerate business outcomes”)

Week of Sep 28

“Given how many women come out of universities with degrees in it, you can’t tell me you can’t find 50 or 60 women who would raise the ratio of female IT managers.” – By Michele Hughes, Vice-President - IT & Global Business Services, Procter & Gamble

Week of Sep 21

A Leader should continue to focus on arming their Org/Team with the best possible tools and frictionless processes irrespective of #COVID19. Clear, Concise communication on a continual basis trumps everything else and calms nerves.

-- Mike D. Kail @mdkail

Chief Technology Officer, Everest.org

(From the Straight Talk Tweetchat “Accelerating your digital journey in a post-COVID world”)

Week of Sep 14

I'm also not seeing enough thinking about how to provide adequate support for remote. Too many orgs just dump everything from bandwidth to equipment onto the backs of the employees.

--Allen Holub @allenholub

Agile Consultant & Keynote Speaker

(From the Straight Talk Tweetchat “Accelerating your digital journey in a post-COVID world”)

Week of Sep 07

We've been trained in school and the office environment to think like a factory/production line. Life and productivity isn't like that. Allow work to fit into life for better success.

--Mark Thiele @mthiele10

CEO and Founder, Edgevana

(From the Straight Talk Tweetchat “Accelerating your digital journey in a post-COVID world”)

Week of Aug 31

Many of govt. hospital and healthcare institutions were heavily policy-ridden prior to the pandemic. The drastic need of immediate service delivery has shown that govt. and the healthcare sector should prioritize delivery over policies.
--Moin Shaikh @moingshaikh
Sr. Web Analyst, Intelligent Online Solutions Pty. Ltd. 

(From the Straight Talk Tweetchat "Life sciences and Healthcare: What's next after COVID-19?")

Week of Aug 24

One key myth the pandemic has helped medical sector bust is the (mis)belief that the change there is slow. We've seen doctors and med. front-line warriors equip themselves with latest tech in light speed. If we can remember this, the change is here to stay. 

--Moin Shaikh @moingshaikh
Sr. Web Analyst, Intelligent Online Solutions Pty. Ltd. 

(From the Straight Talk Tweetchat "Life sciences and Healthcare: What's next after COVID-19?")

Week of Aug 17

#Telemedicine's “overnight success” during #COVID19 is only possible because of the work done in the last decade or so, & also because of the availability of the many enabling technologies that make it possible: #cloud #video #broadband #5G... 
--Irma Rastegayeva @IrmaRaste 
Co-founder & Chief Innovation Catalyst, eVira Health
(From the Straight Talk Tweetchat "Life sciences and Healthcare: What's next after COVID-19?")

Week of Aug 10

“We can't give up telemedicine due to a failure of imagination.” 

--Ellen Gerstein @elleinthecity
Sr. Director, Content & Employee Engagement, Pfizer
(From the Straight Talk Tweetchat "Life sciences and Healthcare: What's next after COVID-19?")

Week of Aug 03

“Hate the term “transformation” because it implies there’s an end. We’re always transforming, adapting, improving. It’s a muscle that we need to be flexing now more than ever. Orgs now have no choice but to pivot and continue to transform.” 

--Jeff Patton @jeffpatton
Author of User Story Mapping
(From the Straight Talk Tweetchat “Reinventing Agile for the ‘Remote-First Enterprise’”)