TechTonic

A blog by AALU’s Matt Derrick, dedicated to helping you navigate the technology shifts that impact your business, keep you up to date on the latest developments, and serve as a tonic for those that are fearful of these changes.

What is a Blockchain and Why Should You Care?

By Matt Derrick November 2, 2019 There are few industries that fall in and out of love with the latest fad faster than the tech world. WeWork’s tailspin is the latest in a long line of examples. In some people’s minds, blockchain technology fits this same pattern. There are a gazillion news stories talking about…

Are We There Yet?

By Matt Derrick September 24, 2019 This year at TRANSFORM 2019, we made a ton of changes—some little and some big. Arguably one of the largest was convening a Disrupters panel, featuring the former CEOs of MapQuest, Borders Bookstore and the former Chief Solutions Officer of Yahoo. In the 90s and early 2000s, those were…