New technologies and changing customer expectations are having an impact on your business. How do you get ahead of the curve, rather than staying in catch-up mode?
Your legacy products and commitments are impeding you from moving into the future. Balancing support for your legacy products while investing in the future is crucial.
Some proven ways of moving into your product's future include:
- Developing customer intimacy
- Creating fast, iterative prototypes
- Planning for short product life cycles
- 24 years at HP in engineering, engineering management, and general management
- Led teams working on emerging technologies and enterprise mobility strategy
- Designed, developed or built HP's Cooltown innovation centers in Singapore, London, Palo Alto and elsewhere.
- Developed and marketed HP's VerSecure encryption technology and represented HP as encryption policy expert in meetings with the White House, U.S. Congress, FBI, Departments of Defense, Justice and Commerce
- Dedicated to reducing the "digital divide" by using the latest internet technologies to create telework, e-learning, e-community and empowerment solutions for underserved communities across the U.S.
- Global Data Logistix produced, sold, and supported BSS software which automated data service provisioning, billing, customer support, and deal management for ISPs and Telcos
- U.S. company with operations in South Africa. Key products were Evolutionware and Xiing
- Developed ground-breaking new software product (Xiing)
- Co-author of two patents filed in U.S.
- IT Global Solutions was an independent consulting firm specializing in providing IT solutions to companies with a desire to expand their domestic or international markets
- Suitelinq installs and runs a network of thin-client PC devices in hotel rooms. Unique business model allows system installation at no capital expense to property.
- Completed partnering agreements with HP and Microsoft.
- Led multi-function team responsible for enterprise mobility strategy
- Designed, developed, or built Cooltown innovation centers to demonstrate HP's vision of mobility and its impact on customers' business. Opened centers in Palo Alto, London, Singapore and elsewhere.
- Built strong partnerships with large technology companies and system integrators
- Founded and led start-up security software business that developed and marketed VerSecure, a proprietary technology that allowed worldwide export of strong encryption. Business model included licensing, software sales, services, and consulting
- Represented HP as encryption policy expert in meetings with the White House, U.S. Congress, FBI, Departments of Defense, Justice and Commerce
- Appointed to President's Export Council Subcommittee on Encryption by Secretary of Commerce. Served 2-year term.