Author Archives: shaneriley88

ā€œIā€™d like to speak to the Chef.ā€

What a find. This class is a hidden gem within Windows 1.0 UIS and the course description. My skepticism evaporated nearly halfway through the first lecture. Let the record show, courses of this caliber belong to being advertised from the Gasson Hall belfry or across Poets and Quants. While there are other externalities that I […]

A Seat at the Digital Table

As I sat down to craft this last weekly blog and final blog, I’ve been battling to decide what to talk about. Our syllabus has touched on so many aspects and outcomes of digital transformation. I’ve personally taken two approaches throughout this course. Some posts were about DX experiences that I’ve personally experienced and that […]

Power outlet to the power plant: Smart Power Grids

How has my electrical outlet changed since 1886? We have discussed many technologies, social trends, and business transformation processes through a digital transformation lens throughout this class. One of a few commonalities linking each of these topics is the need for power, and most commonly, in our case, electrical power. With all the thought and […]

Digital Powder- DX at Alpine Resorts

I love snow The thought of moving away from either the ocean or accessible skiing gives me full-on heebie-jeebies. The choice to attend a “cold weather” grad school was premeditated. This weekend I was able to remedy my yearning for some snow and make a trek to upta’ the Great State of Maine to bid […]

Deepwater Digital: A Tale of Digital Twins in the Offshore Oilfield

Can you fathom the complexity behind a 100,000+ ton ship drilling a 16-inch drill bit down through 12,000 feet of water and then 20,000 feet of seabed? Offshore oil and gas operations and many other industrial processes and products have a few things in common – the need to optimize processes to capture value. Even […]

Digital Bandwagon: INITIAL EXPECTATIONS FOR EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND DIGITAL BUSINESS

Are you a user or a program? Am I a duck? As I printed the first week’s deliverables list to review (non-digital move on my behalf), I forced myself to step away from my preconceptions. I juxtaposed my past, present, and future against ongoing digitization, digitalization, and the never-ending digital transformation. Was this indeed the […]