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Avi Rosenthal

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Nobody is able to predict accurately. IT is less predictable than other industries because it is a"moving target". 
Few years ago I watched a bank's branch working process.Senior Bankers received a
According to Bloomberg, Verizon Communication Inc. has
Many large banks are IBM Mainframes users. They use mainframes for decades. They use other platforms as well, but their Core Banking systems are deployed on Mainframes.
The title of the post summarize the bottom line of my recommendation to a customer. 
Few years ago I discussed the issue of Banking Channels and Customer Centric in a post titled:
In a previous post titled: Consultants Typology: The Self-deprecating Consultant, I
This post is the third post in the Consultants Typology posts. The first post is about two different Consultant types: 
Recently I read a new Gartner Magic Quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is titled: Magic Quadrant for BPM-Platform-Based Case Management
My Vendors Survival posts series included posts on Google,
About 15 years ago I fainted. It was the only time in my life that I fainted. The reasons were probably, blood donation a day before, Work from 7:00 until 19:00 and participation in the the thirty-third day of the Omer period ceremonies of my children (I stood for a long time beside...
In a previous post titled: Technology Predictions for 2015: Trivial, Over Estimated and
Wearable Computing is a new Buz and/or new Technology. The vision of human beings with permanent Computing device is beyond wearing it. The vision is of a an electronic chip implanted in our body i.e. Computing device inside every one or a Digital Human Being. Each Digital Human Being ...
The illustration in the beginning of this post depicts the Internet of Things (IOT). You can guess (correctly) that I think that this technology is significant and important. In my opinion it is a revolution. I do not know if IDC's Internet of Things prediction is right for 2015, bu...
Few days ago I published a post titled: BPM - Agility is a Must. In that post I explained why Agility
The post: Two Types of Consultants: Niche vs. All Around, was the first post about
One of the posts in the Customers Typology series was titled: Customers Typology: The Captive. I
According to recent Gartner CRM Market Report
The Public Cloud is a promise. A promise for a new model without an
I am not happy to Revisit a Vendor Survival post saying that my prediction that a vendor will not survive was correct (for example,
Agility is essential in the modern Business and Information
Four years ago I wrote a post titled: SaaS is Going Mainstream. It was based upon Burton Group (now part of
After lecturing on SOA concepts, Architecture and Technology, I present Case Studies. While presenting Case Studies, I ask my students: "Why many Case Studies and Success Stories are from the Telco industry?" Usually they do not provide a good answer to the good question.
Few months ago I wrote a post titled: 
I  wrote many posts about Vendors Survival. In most cases it is more interesting to write about leading vendors and not about Vendors that for surely will not Survive. 
Shadow IT is growing and growing. In this post I explain what Shadow IT is and how it is related to the Business-IT Gap.