Jamie Bourassa

Jamie Bourassa

Jamie Bourassa is the Vice President of Edge Computing for the IT Division of Schneider Electric. Jamie is responsible for enabling the IT Division commercial strategy and ensuring that Schneider Electric aligns to the market evolutions related to Edge Compute, IoT, and other disruptions that increase the criticality of local computing for customers across all commercial and industrial segments. With a global career in IT Channels Strategy, Sales Operations and Offer Management, Jamie brings a unique set of competencies needed in evaluating and delivering on the current disruptions in the market.

Edge Computing is Here to Unlock the Power of your IOT Applications

Gartner defines edge computing as “solutions that facilitate data processing at or near the source of data generation,” a nice, succinct explanation of this booming technology. If you don’t need it already, you most likely…
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The Decentralization of Higher Education IT Spending is Now Underway and “Big Data” is the Reason

Information technology is impacting higher education institutions more than ever before. In the US, for example, a 2015 EDUCAUSE Core Data Service CDS Benchmarking study reports that universities, both public and private, are spending an…
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How IT Solution Providers Can Market Edge Computing to End Users

Why are end users suddenly demonstrating high levels of interest in edge computing solutions? It has to do with changing marketplace trends. Local devices make up the bulk of the “things” that constitute the much…
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Seven Key Ways To Develop New, High Performing Service Offerings

The dilemma is the same for almost any business in any market: As competition increases, commoditization and price erosion follow. But MSPs are in a far better position than most to turn those challenges into…
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The Case For Big Data As a Service and Other BI Offerings

Adding a data analytics strategy is a daunting proposal for any business. Complicated solutions, limited use case and ROI examples, scarce and expensive talent, fluctuating technology needs, doubtful management, and ever-changing products and services all…
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The SLA as a Key to Customer Happiness

No matter what business you’re in, ready-made happy customers don’t simply appear on your doorstep. You must earn them. In managed services, one of the surest ways to customer happiness is to set expectations upfront…
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The Road to Strong Operational Process Discipline

Most companies have taken a stab at implementing operational process discipline (OPD) to achieve the most coveted of all objectives: instilling each and every employee with the knowledge and commitment to execute every task the…
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