Those Who Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail

Those Who Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail

Most businesses know that success requires planning. Whether it’s a 5-year growth strategy or the next product launch, success isn’t random. Disaster, on the other hand, is often quite random. We’ve talked about security threats such as ransomware. The news reports...
Nobody Gets Fired For Investing in Security

Nobody Gets Fired For Investing in Security

In the early days of business computing, the industry catchphrase was “Nobody ever got fired for buying IBM.” During a time of rapid innovation and before there were industry standards to ensure interoperability, even if IBM didn’t have the best technological...
Necessity is the Mother of Innovation

Necessity is the Mother of Innovation

This phrase first appeared in English in the 1600s, and versions exist in French, Italian, German, and many other languages – so the concept is not new. In fact, the ancient Greeks had a similar saying. Innovation is part of human nature: when we see a problem, we...

Laboratory or Museum?

Laboratories are dynamic. New instruments are added regularly to enable new tests. Space is reconfigured to adapt to new ways of doing things. Once something is no longer useful, it is removed and replaced with something better. Museums are static. Their purpose is to...