T.C. Doyle


T.C. Doyle, is the Senior Content Director of Channel brands at Penton Technology, and is responsible for the editorial direction of MSPmentor, Talkin’ Cloud, The VAR Guy and The WHIR. A veteran technology writer, editor and video storyteller who has covered the IT industry for more than two decades, he was previously the Executive Editor at Channel Partners, and the Editor@Large with Cisco, where he traveled the world in search of stories that captured the social and technological transformations occurring in the economies of Africa, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. A frequent speaker at IT industry events and trade shows, he resides in Park City, Utah.

The Doyle Report: Cisco Reinvigorates Debate Over Best-of-Breed Security Approaches vs. Single-Vendor Strategies
The sorry state of affairs has once again raised the age-old question, “what is the best strategy for staying one-step ahead of the bad guys?” Cisco kicked this discussion into high gear recently with a single Tweet.
The Doyle Report: The New Rules for Computing
For most of their careers, IT professionals have prioritized things such as infrastructure, security, redundancy, etc. Now? Competitive pressures have them thinking more about functionality, ease-of-use and time-to-market.
The Doyle Report: What Failure Can Teach Us About Success
The lessons Atlanta can teach may be more telling that the ones New England will share.
The Doyle Report: Celebrating Whiz Bang Wonders, Including Business Innovations
The Channel Group edit team examines several technologies in this month’s package on innovation. Herein, I examine business innovations, including clever marketing campaigns, innovative services models, digital transformations and more.
The Doyle Report: Q2 Results Underscore How Cloud Sales are Propelling Microsoft
By all accounts, Microsoft’s cloud sales are propelling the company forward.
The Doyle Report: Do Vendor Certifications Still Matter?
For more than a decade, a high-profile vendor certification was the key to more meaningful work, better job prospects and professional admiration. Not now.
The Doyle Report: Use Your Website to Win Business
It pays to put top people on the front lines—including your website. It also pays to invest and leverage the best of everything.
The Doyle Report: Is Intermedia the Prototype Cloud Services Channel Company?
Intermedia’s business proposition is pretty straightforward: it offers customers a one-stop shop for cloud-based IT applications. Two-thousand partners are actively selling its services—and more are signing up.
The Doyle Report: Five Things That Great Employers Offer
Tips for employers competing in the 2017 IT economy, which may not last forever, but is the reality now.
The Doyle Report: The Past, Present and Future of the Channel Explained
In conjunction with CompTIA’s launch into professional career advancement and recruitment this week, I reached out to Thibodeaux for his thoughts on the future of the channel and more.
The Doyle Report: 5 Ways to Improve Customer Experiences
How would you assess the user experience (UX) that you provide customers? Are you dazzling, daring or even data driven? The reason I ask is because the market is evolving.
The Doyle Report: France’s Right to Disconnect Law Is Laughable, But Important Nonetheless
Beginning this month, the French law guaranteeing “the right to disconnect” goes into effect.
The Doyle Report: Trump and the Offshore Phenomenon
If tech positions can be offshored from San Francisco and other markets where talent is in high demand, what does this mean for tech support jobs elsewhere, including where you work?
New Horizons 2017: 5 Ideas That Will Shape Your World
The editors-in-chief of the Penton Technology Channels Group have put their collective heads together to single out five companies, five innovations, five ideas and five people that will shape your world in 2017.
The Doyle Report: Could a Chatbot or Robot Take Your Job?
Along with climate change, human capital will be one of the biggest issues of our time.
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