Ours is a world enamored with the possibilities unlocked by technological advances. And if we ever update our organizational thinking to account for those advances, we might actually follow through on those possibilities.
That issue is at the forefront of Joe Beda’s mind these days. Beda is the co-founder of Heptio, a company that makes tools for developers interested in bringing containers into their development environment. He’s worked at large companies (he helped create Kubernetes and Google Cloud Engine at the search giant) and small (Heptio is up for Startup of the Year at Thursday’s GeekWire Awards), and understands why so many companies struggle with the shift to cloud computing.