T.C. Doyle

Senior Content Director,
Penton Technology

T.C. Doyle is a writer, editor and video storyteller who has covered the IT industry for more than two decades for media companies and one of the industry’s largest technology vendors. As Senior Content Director for Penton Channel, he oversees the editorial direction of The VAR Guy, MSPmentor, Talkin’Cloud and the WHIR. Previously, he held senior editorial positions at several media companies and is the former Editor@Large at Cisco. He  where he collaborated on “Doing Both,” a thought-leadership book that made the bestseller lists of both The New York Times and Amazon.com. A frequent speaker at IT industry events and trade shows, Mr. Doyle is the author of more than 1,000 technology news articles, columns, features and profiles. He resides in Park City, Utah.

The Doyle Report: Seven Questions You Should Ask Yourself Now
I’ve always believed you are what you ask in business. Given that, here are some questions on my mind of late.
The Doyle Report: Specialty Partners Are Fueling the Growth of Vertical Software Vendors
When he joined Intacct in July of 2010, then Channel Sales Vice President Taylor Macdonald had trouble finding traditional technology consulting companies willing to build business practices around Intacct’s fast-growing line of accounting and ERP solutions.
The Doyle Report: Cisco Reinvigorates Debate Over Best-of-Breed Security Approaches vs. Single-Vendor Strategies 1
By almost any measure, security is in awful shape. From Yahoo hacks to Russian attacks to denial of service incidents using IoT devices such as video cameras, threats seem never ending. (And that’s before I mention ransomware.)
The Doyle Report: The New Rules for Computing
Depending on how you count, we are either in the third wave of technology transformation, the fourth or even the fifth.
The Channel Group edit team examines several technologies in this month’s packag
The Doyle Report: Celebrating Whiz Bang Wonders, Including Business Innovations
Artificial Intelligence (AI). Virtual Reality (VR). Cognitive computing, biometrics and more.
Before you finalize your travel agenda, product mix or go-to-market strategy for
The Doyle Report: Five Questions to Expect from Prospective Customers
Would you like fries with that? Where do you see yourself in five years? How would you describe the pain on a scale from 1-10?
The Doyle Report: Do Vendor Certifications Still Matter?
Just a few years ago, it was commonplace for a customer proposal to include the names and types of vendor certifications technology partners were expected to bring to the table. Today? Not so much.
Institutional lying is as old as civilization. But how it takes root and spreads
The Doyle Report: Don’t Labor Under “Alternative Facts”
Culture eats strategy for breakfast, or so the saying goes.
From earnings to presentations, the week ahead is chock full of moments that wil
The Doyle Report: Five Days That Will Reveal Volumes
With the holidays, bowl games and Presidential inauguration behind us, it’s time to get down to the business of 2017. Come Friday, we will know more about what to expect from this pivotal year.
The Doyle Report: Value is Driving Sales Today, Not Upgrades
The Doyle Report: Value is Driving Sales Today, Not Upgrades
Today, consumers are holding onto their mobile smart devices longer than ever between upgrades. Compared to 2011, consumers now keep their phones seven months longer before refreshing them.
The Doyle Report: The Past, Present and Future of the Channel Explained
The Doyle Report: The Past, Present and Future of the Channel Explained
If you want to understand the industry’s past, present and future, it helps to have a working understanding of each. There may be no better person to provide perspective on these than CompTIA CEO Todd Thibodeaux.
CompTIA Acquires AITP to Jumpstart New IT Professional Association
CompTIA hopes to build a world class trade association for professionals who turned to the Chicago-based trade association for basic tech training and certification in the early part of their careers and who now can use some ongoing education or may be in a position to recruit new workers.
The Doyle Report: Startup Culture and Women in IT
Thinking about starting a new business or division in 2017? Then check out this podcast with former IBM ecosystem GM and current startup advisor Sandy Carter.
The Doyle Report: Trump and the Offshore Phenomenon 1
Come February, the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) will eliminate 100 IT support jobs and ship them off to India as part of a broader plan by the University system to save as much as $30 million over five years, according to a report from National Public Radio (NPR).

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