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Dan Lifshutz

Floppy Disks & Windows XP: 3 Reasons Not to Delay Tech Upgrades

Dan Lifshutz Dan Lifshutz| July 7, 2016

I’m sure most people in IT thought the days of floppy disks as headline-worthy technology were long gone. I know I did. However, we were all proven wrong recently when the 8-inch floppy disk made a shocking return to the public eye. The storage devices featured prominently in a headline-grabbing report by the Government Accountability […]

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Looking at the Value of IoT

Dan Lifshutz Dan Lifshutz| March 7, 2016

I’ve written in this space previously about IT trends and Arraya’s methods for carefully weeding out the flashes-in-the-pan from those destined to fundamentally change the way companies do business. One term you’ve probably heard quite a bit lately is Internet of Things, or IoT. From my point of view as a technology executive, it’s clear […]

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Arraya’s Method for Thriving in a World of Trends and Buzzwords

Dan Lifshutz Dan Lifshutz| November 16, 2015

The tech industry loves its trends. Back in 1999 when my business partner David Bakker and I founded Arraya, industry experts such as Gartner were raving about DSL connections, IP telephony and wearables as some of the tech trends destined to shape the future. Sixteen years later, the tech landscape is dominated by coverage of […]

Improving Organizational Health One Step at a Time

Dan Lifshutz Dan Lifshutz| September 30, 2015

I’m not typically one for business books, however, I came across one recently which stood out for me: Patrick Lencioni’s “The Advantage.” In the book, Lencioni makes the point that the best way for companies to improve and grow stronger often isn’t found externally but rather inside the company itself. Instead of looking for new […]

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