Cal Braunstein

Mr. Braunstein serves as Chairman/CEO and Executive Director of Research at the Robert Frances Group (RFG). In addition to his corporate role, he helps his clients wrestle with a range of business, management, regulatory, and technology issues.  He has deep and broad experience in business strategy management, business process management, enterprise systems architecture, financing, mission-critical systems, project and portfolio management, procurement, risk management, sustainability, and vendor management. Cal also chaired a Business Operational Risk Council whose membership consisted of a number of top global financial institutions. Website

Security Gaps and Requirements in the New Normal

Now that the work-from-home (WFH) environment is settling in as the "new normal" and will be with us for an extended period of time, a renewed focus needs to...

Covid-19 Crisis Forcing Re-Thinking Business Processes

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing employees and employers alike to work from home – and all phases of the business process to go online.  The coronavirus crisis is accelerating the...

Surviving the Coronavirus Pandemic

Business owners and IT executives need to perform a quick business impact analysis (BIA) to identify the company's critical business processes.   Most businesses are unprepared for a pandemic like Covid-19...

Digital Transformation Metrics

   Some think digital transformation is just an IT-related project without impact on the lines of business while others believe it is some form of digital business transformation. For a...

It’s That Time of Year 2020 Small Business IT Predictions

Four small business focal points of note for 2020.    The global economic and geopolitical environments will be more positive than negative for most countries, which will make for more constrained...

Igniting Innovation- Small Business Owners Facilitating Flow of New Ideas

Igniting innovation Digital Business Transformation Part 2   Editor's note: this is part one of a two part article. Part 1:  Igniting Innovation- Digital Business Transformation In part two I'll cover: The...