Service Matters Just As Much as Loyalty

Flying out from Brisbane to Ho Chi Minh this evening with Singapore Airlines, unfortunately the Singapore Airlines lounge was not yet open. Thankfully, due to my Platinum status with Virgin Velocity, I was able to access the Air New Zealand lounge with a nice word and a quick explanation, "Hey, I know I'm supposed to... Continue Reading →


Andrew Hatfield Media 2017

A short collection of media in 2017 "" Red Hat Forum 2017 Sydney OpenStack Summit Sydney 2017 APAC CIO Outlook Invited to contribute an op-ed on virtualisation Article Magazine Gartner ITxpo (Formerly CIO Symposium)

Andrew Hatfield Media 2016

A short collection of media in 2016 YouTube Playlist Red Hat ANZ Forum - Why Software Defined Storage is Critical for Your IT Strategy OpenStack Day Australia - Sydney - Future of Cloud Software Defined Storage OpenStack Day Australia - Canberra - Multiple Sites and Disaster Recovery with Ceph... Continue Reading →

Predictions come true

Now, it's all very easy to claim things that have happened as something you predicted. But that's exactly what I'm about to do. I ask your indulgence to suspend disbelief and take a leap of faith as you read the rest of this blog, past and future, and trust that you the reader will understand... Continue Reading →

Contestability is key

As organisations continue to mature their adoption of next generation technologies such as cloud (both public and private), microservices, containers and software defined infrastructure, ensuring maximal return through the prevention of lock-in and greatest adoption to realise reduced time to market and increased agility is key to success. Contestability is one mechanism that enables organisations... Continue Reading →

Dear Google, my email address is not my identity

Dear Google, My email address is not my identity.  It is merely an attribute of one of my personas. To be fair, Google is not the only culprit.  Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest.  LinkedIn actually gets this right. I don't want to have multiple accounts with various social networks, productivity tools and other online resources.  What we... Continue Reading →

The value of Value

Following on from the post on The Greater Perspective, I wanted to talk briefly about the value of Value. So often in life, both personal and business, we are either buying or selling something.  Whether we are the potential buyer or the eager sales person, one thing remains constant - there needs to be value.... Continue Reading →

The Greater Perspective

I was recently lucky enough to be invited to a leadership and success event with two outstanding speakers.  They spoke on a range of topics, but the crux can be summarised by the title of this post "The Greater Perspective", and the follow on "The value of Value."  In this post I'll talk briefly about The... Continue Reading →

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