Public “Infrastructure as a Service” has got commodity (revisited)

After revisiting one of my first post: “IaaS has got commodity“, I must to say that I was so damn RIGHT! – excuse my incredible lack of modesty -. Weeks ago my boss has told to the KIO’s board that I have two daemons – or maybe angels, I don’t see the difference… Ups! I will burn in hell – over my shoulders fighting about who will bring me the best advice: … Continue reading Public “Infrastructure as a Service” has got commodity (revisited)

Happy Chemicals: Be selective to make your team’s coolness last

I am leaving the technical stuff for a minute and I will write about how Happy Chemicals helps us to make our team’s performance last. Some of the statements that I will share comes from the book “Leaders eat last” by Simon Sinek.  Some time ago, I’ve shared some thoughts about it in my note “Social animals we must be (Odile hurricane’s experience)”, I invite … Continue reading Happy Chemicals: Be selective to make your team’s coolness last

#KloudCamp has arrived to Guatemala

#KloudCamp is an event to meet people with a common interest to learn or teach about cloud. We firmly think that cloud not just can change the way that you works and make business, we think cloud can even change the way of living. Look at the following opening video to our event in Mexico 2013 – BTW, we’ve used it again in Guatemala to open … Continue reading #KloudCamp has arrived to Guatemala

How to choose the right technology for your business

How many vendors and providers could be well attended by a CTO office? Despite of CTO don’t buy directly from vendors, is an influencer in taking the decision of what technologies are aligned to the company’s technology evolution path, and We can bring a better comprehension of the  products’ advantages versus their cost to acquire and operate them. There are so many technologies, and so many vendors and resellers for each one. How … Continue reading How to choose the right technology for your business

Working a year in a dog’s life

This is my 21st post and I realized I’ve been working at KIO Networks since 20 months, 20 months that seem to be 80 months. Some KIOs told me: A year at KIO is like a year in a dog’s life. Now, I can say I fully understand what they meant. I’ve learned so many things throughout this journey at KIO, I’ve learned from every success, but even more from every mistake. Culture is a key, and it’s … Continue reading Working a year in a dog’s life

SAP Cloud: PaaS versus On-Premise total cost ownership

I have been invited next week to speak in Central America (Panama & Guatemala). The event is dedicated to present our SAP offering named SAX that stands for “SAP Advance Xperience”. We have been sometime ago walking and talking to customers about the offering and our advantages and a repetitive pattern comes up: customers inevitably compare on-premise solutions with our off-premise model. This note is focus on giving some guidelines to bring a fairer comparison between our SAP cloud … Continue reading SAP Cloud: PaaS versus On-Premise total cost ownership

SAP Cloud (PaaS): SAP hosting evolution to speed your business

This note is aimed at mid-size segment with processes for procurement, customer services, expenses management and so on that needs to be migrated or were migrated to a couple of SAP systems. The most common system is the SAP ECC that needs to work with traditional databases like Oracle, SQL or DB2. There are cases when you need to add other systems such CRM or BW to meet additional … Continue reading SAP Cloud (PaaS): SAP hosting evolution to speed your business

KIO Networks Infographic: A company plenty of innovation in 2013

2013 was a year full of innovative actions at KIO. Now that if see it, we are happy for all achievements! Here you have the list: Being the first IT Provider to offer HANA OnDemand solutions in the Market Implementing the first IXP in Mexico in our Datacenters We’ve released our Datacenter in Container Solution called KIO ATOM (movil data center) The first SAP hosting provider to offer Cloud … Continue reading KIO Networks Infographic: A company plenty of innovation in 2013

CTO plays as transformation ambassador at IT providers

Based on Daniel Burrus’s Post “Today’s CTO: The Chief Transformation Officer”. I would say I’ve felt fully identified. Business is changing fast. Any company that wants to stay competitive needs to be in continuous transformation, this is the reason of my blog site’s name. I would say that a CTO’s standard role is to guarantee that most technology decisions must be align to company’s business goals. … Continue reading CTO plays as transformation ambassador at IT providers

Assess your current state of innovation

In a world with so many information to read and process, it’s hard to find the time/energy to analyze all the tweets or blog/linkedin posts, there are so many nice notes that I would really like to check all of them, but they make me feel overwhelmed and wondering how younger people stay in and enjoy it. Are you thinking to develop your own big … Continue reading Assess your current state of innovation