Casual and fine dining recovery from COVID-19

Some very interesting data from McKinsey regarding the public's anxiety of returning to restaurants and how long this recovery may take. Very applicable information to the events and exhibitions industry. I'm surprised there is still so much anxiety for utilization of fast food drive throughs. If you look at your local Chick-fil-a you'd never know … Continue reading Casual and fine dining recovery from COVID-19

Top 10 Technologies driving the future of Infrastructure and Operations

Gartner created a nice article on the Top 10 Technologies driving the future of Infrastructure and Operations. It's such an exciting time to be a technologist... akin to the proverbial child in a candy store. When looking at this list, even as an experienced technologist, it can be fairly daunting. I suspect even more so … Continue reading Top 10 Technologies driving the future of Infrastructure and Operations

The importance of strategic planning

Sometimes it is far too easy for organizations to not put the long and hard work into creating strategic plans that everyone truly believes in. Without buy-in, belief, and passion for the problem and solution, strategic plans become nothing more than words on some internal dashboard - unsuccessful at driving real change. This chart by McKinsey … Continue reading The importance of strategic planning