William Goddard

William Goddard is the founder and Chief Motivator at IT Chronicles. His passion for anything remotely associated with IT and the value it delivers to the business through people and technology is almost like a sickness. He gets it! And wants the world to understand the value of being a technology focused business in a technological world.

Latest from William Goddard

  • The Lack of Tech in Education Is Not Preparing Our Kids for the Future

    The Lack of Tech in Education Is Not Preparing Our Kids for the Future

    Why do we send our children to school? To get them out of the house, out of the way? No – because we entrust the educational system to teach them how to become responsible, productive citizens, and equip them with the skills and knowledge needed for adulthood. So, why the lack of tech in education?
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  • Chaos Engineering: Planning Your First Chaos Experiment

    Chaos Engineering: Planning Your First Chaos Experiment

    When it comes to quality assurance (QA) testing distributed software systems, the simple fact of the matter is no amount of preproduction QA testing can unearth all the possible scenarios and failures that may crop up in your real production deployment. And here’s another fact: failures in production are inevitable – network failures, infrastructure failures,
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  • Chaos Engineering – A Complete Introduction

    Chaos Engineering – A Complete Introduction

    Welcome to chaos engineering where failure is instructive… Mistakes have the power to turn a creation into something better than it was before… Experience is simply the name we give to our past errors… We all know the sayings, and we’ve all heard the clichés – but clichés only become clichés when they are true.
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  • 5 AI Predications for 2019

    5 AI Predications for 2019

    2018 was another year of artificial intelligence (AI) mania, with machine learning and deep learning in particular hogging the headlines and grabbing the attentions of developers, businesses, commentators and consumers alike. And we shouldn’t expect the hype to die down any time soon. One day, of course, AI will become just another commonplace technology in
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  • 5 Qualities of a Great CISO

    5 Qualities of a Great CISO

    Today, cybersecurity is a massive concern for businesses of all stripes and sizes. Yet, despite 95% of chief information officers (CIOs) expecting cyber-threats to increase over the next three years, only 65% of their organizations have a dedicated cybersecurity expert or chief information security officer (CISO), according to a survey from Gartner, Inc. This is
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  • 5 Qualities of a Great CTO

    5 Qualities of a Great CTO

    The chief technology officer (CTO) is the executive responsible for an organization’s technological needs. But, as technology continues to evolve, so too does the role of those in charge of supervising it. Today, with technology being such an intrinsic part of a company’s success or failure, chief technology officers have had to become innovators, risk-takers
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  • 5 Skills and Qualities Every Effective CIO Needs in the Digital Era

    5 Skills and Qualities Every Effective CIO Needs in the Digital Era

    There’s a shift going on in businesses across the globe. As digitization disrupts practically every industry, organizations are battling it out on an increasingly digital playing field, meaning digital-first strategies and digital transformation initiatives are becoming the key competitive differentiators. But, not only is digital business transforming existing business models, it is also fundamentally shifting
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  • Intelligent IT Automation: A Critical Success Factor for IT Management

    Intelligent IT Automation: A Critical Success Factor for IT Management

    IT Automation can save money, improve security, and increase productivity and satisfaction IT automation is easier than you think. What’s the most common IT-related task at almost every business? Creating or replacing a user password, a task that usually involves at least one interaction between a user and an IT support person. According to multiple
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