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Joe Knape

Joe has 20+ years of experience in information technology and consulting, from software development and security engineering to executive suite. Recognizing that change is hard, Joe’s passion is improving his clients’ condition - with uncovering what changes create the biggest impact, and partnering as an experienced mentor to guide them through implementing those changes. Joe previously worked as VP of Engineering in the payments industry, developing “pay at the table” technology for restaurants. Now he helps clients do more with less by driving out waste and increasing efficiency with their IT investments. He specializes in Agile, DevOps, Lean IT and beyond. His goal is for his clients to turn their technology programs into force multipliers - not cost centers. Thanks to his experience, he is a master at nurturing relationships with clients. Outside of work, Joe enjoys traveling, immersing himself in new cultures or languages and being in nature where he can disconnect from technology.
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Recent Posts

How to securely optimize your big data footprint

Posted by Joe Knape on Feb 14, 2019 9:35:00 AM

Nearly 50 percent of North American and European companies involved in "the 2018 State of IT" survey by Spiceworks said they hoped to increase their information technology (IT) budgets by 19 percent this year. They'll be allocating more money to software and hardware, including networking systems, cloud-based services, mobile technology, servers, external storage, and IT managed services.  Around 60 percent of the respondents expected their revenues to increase in tandem with their growing technology budgets. 

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Topics: GDPR, Compliance, big data

Another day another data breach notification

Posted by Joe Knape on Dec 13, 2018 9:04:00 AM

Last week Starwood resorts, a recently acquired subsidiary of Marriott, reported that the information for approximately 350M customers was breached.

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Topics: data breach, data protection, data, data footprint, cybersecurity

It's 10 O'Clock, Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

Posted by Joe Knape on Feb 7, 2018 7:38:33 AM

 

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Topics: raw data, data analysis, value, big data, data analytics, dark data, data, data footprint

IT Agility Series – Step 1: Create an IT Agility Culture

Posted by Joe Knape on Aug 24, 2017 12:18:17 PM

~ Authored by Mindy Lenderink & Joe Knape

At the beginning of IT Agility success is learning to “think Lean” and creating a culture where Lean thinking becomes the norm.

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Topics: IT Agility