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Jason Bloomberg, president of agile digital transformation analyst firm Intellyx, has surpassed one million page views

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Jason Bloomberg, president of agile digital transformation analyst firm Intellyx, has surpassed one million page views on the SYS-CON family of online magazines, which includes Cloud Computing JournalInternet of Things JournalBig Data JournalSOA World Magazine, and several others. His home page at SYS-CON can be found at JasonBloomberg.SYS-CON.com.

Bloomberg is also a regular contributor to Forbes and Wired. He writes on a range of digital transformation, enterprise IT, and innovation topics.He is also a frequent conference speaker. His upcoming speaking engagements include:

Does Agile EA Equal Agile Plus EA? at the Open Group Conference in San Diego, February 4.

Digital Transformation: New Rules for Application Performance in 2015 webinar for SmartBear Software, February 18 at 9:00 PST/12:00 EST/17:00 GMT.

Adapting Agile: The Missing Link at AFEI Agile in Government: Mutual Adaptation in Springfield VA on February 25.

Why Enterprise Architecture Must Be Agile at the Integrated EA conference in London on March 4.

Mitigating the Digital "Creepiness Factor" at the Digital Strategy Innovation Summit in New York City on March 20.

The DevOps Drumbeat: Reinventing the Iron Triangle at the Sys-Con DevOps Summit in New York City on June 9.

Here is how Jason Bloomberg expresses the Intellyx perspective:

Mobile technologies. Cloud computing. Social media. Big data. Internet of things.

The list of technology buzzwords never seems to end.

And yet - digital transformation isn't about the technology. It's about the customer.

Today's customers - both consumers and business-to-business - demand multiple technology touchpoints with the companies they buy from and work for.

This digital technology story is not all about the user interface. You must connect the user experience to existing systems of record in a complex, distributed, cloud-based world.

Every element of this elaborate dance must perform at top speed, every time. Customers demand nothing less.

Enterprises must rise to this challenge. You must nail the technology to be sure. You must also revamp your organization to meet changing customer demands.

And you have to do it faster and better, while never taking your eye off the customer. In other words, you must be agile.

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Jason Bloomberg is a leading IT industry analyst, Forbes contributor, keynote speaker, and globally recognized expert on multiple disruptive trends in enterprise technology and digital transformation. He is ranked #5 on Onalytica’s list of top Digital Transformation influencers for 2018 and #15 on Jax’s list of top DevOps influencers for 2017, the only person to appear on both lists.

As founder and president of Agile Digital Transformation analyst firm Intellyx, he advises, writes, and speaks on a diverse set of topics, including digital transformation, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, devops, big data/analytics, cybersecurity, blockchain/bitcoin/cryptocurrency, no-code/low-code platforms and tools, organizational transformation, internet of things, enterprise architecture, SD-WAN/SDX, mainframes, hybrid IT, and legacy transformation, among other topics.

Mr. Bloomberg’s articles in Forbes are often viewed by more than 100,000 readers. During his career, he has published over 1,200 articles (over 200 for Forbes alone), spoken at over 400 conferences and webinars, and he has been quoted in the press and blogosphere over 2,000 times.

Mr. Bloomberg is the author or coauthor of four books: The Agile Architecture Revolution (Wiley, 2013), Service Orient or Be Doomed! How Service Orientation Will Change Your Business (Wiley, 2006), XML and Web Services Unleashed (SAMS Publishing, 2002), and Web Page Scripting Techniques (Hayden Books, 1996). His next book, Agile Digital Transformation, is due within the next year.

At SOA-focused industry analyst firm ZapThink from 2001 to 2013, Mr. Bloomberg created and delivered the Licensed ZapThink Architect (LZA) Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) course and associated credential, certifying over 1,700 professionals worldwide. He is one of the original Managing Partners of ZapThink LLC, which was acquired by Dovel Technologies in 2011.

Prior to ZapThink, Mr. Bloomberg built a diverse background in eBusiness technology management and industry analysis, including serving as a senior analyst in IDC’s eBusiness Advisory group, as well as holding eBusiness management positions at USWeb/CKS (later marchFIRST) and WaveBend Solutions (now Hitachi Consulting), and several software and web development positions.

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