I spend a reasonable amount of time formally or informally consulting to large organizations about their technology choices. These engagements can be as simple as a quick discussion over a coffee or a long-term consulting gig. In either case, vendors seek to leverage the fact that, as an independent observer of the technology space, I can give a broader take on what is going on and what that means for their particular technology requirements.

Often technology practitioners within a large organization simply don’t have the time or bandwidth to look broadly, and while they may be deeply aware of what their own particular technology supplier does, they lack a more industry-wide perspective.

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Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.

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