Tom Nolle

Tom Nolle is the president and founder of CIMI Corporation and the principal consultant/analyst. Tom started his career as a programmer, and moved through various programming and programmer/analyst positions to manage software project teams and entire software projects. His background as a software programmer and architect makes him a hands-on kind of expert, a blend of strategic insight and in-the-trenches practical knowledge.

Tom founded CIMI Corporation in 1982. In that same year he began writing regularly for the technology press, and has written for virtually every major tech publication in the networking and IT space, from ComputerWorld, BCR, and Information Week to CIO Magazine, Network World, and Telecommunications Magazine. He's spoken regularly at trade shows and participated in multiple international standards groups on topics ranging from network management to electronic data interchange.

You can read Tom's views in popular industry online forums like Internet Evolution, UBM Tech's No Jitter, and Tech Target's publications, especially SearchTelecom. He also produces video blogs for Internet Evolution and Enterprise Efficiency on a regular basis. Tom is the author of CIMI Corporation's technical journal, Netwatcher, a monthly technology strategy publication that's been continuously published since 1982.

Recent posts by Tom

November 9, 2016
Workers increasingly demand access to videoconferencing from any device, and from any Meanwhile, IT leaders struggle to support client downloads and plug-ins, and the network impacts of growing video...
October 26, 2016
Software-defined wide area networks (SD-WAN) will change the shape of real-time communications, ushering in a new way to access cloud applications from remote offices. SD-WAN promises significant cost...
October 12, 2016
As business and technology leaders launch digital transformation initiatives, they sometimes put the cart before the horse. Though brilliant ideas for digital transformation may emerge, they simply wi...