Foto Friday – Weathered Stump on Lake McDonald

Weathered Stump on Lake McDonald

I found this old weathered stump on Lake McDonald’s shore. I’ve always loved these types of shots and this is the first one I’ve really got that turned out OK. Captured with Canon 7D Mark II and Sigma 8-16mm. Buy a copy Weathered Stump on Lake McDonald

The three roadblocks to big data success

Three roadblocks to big data success

Anne Fisher just published a nice piece titled “Why Big Data Isn’t Paying Off for Companies (Yet)” where she describes research from the American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA) regarding big data initiatives within organizations around the world. You can jump over to the study itself but Anne does a very good job describing the findings in […]

Foto Friday – Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park

Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park

This is a capture of McDonald Lake during one of the overcast skies in Glacier National Park. Captured with Canon 7D Mark II and Sigma 8-16mm.

Foto Friday – McDonald Creek, Glacier National Park

Rapids on McDonald Creek

This is a capture of a some rapids / waterfalls on McDonald Creek in Glacier National Park. Captured with Canon 7D Mark II and Sigma 8-16mm at 13mm, f/8.0, ISO125 at 1/30 sec handheld.

Stop Using Pre-Scripted Questions in an Interview

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Over my career, I’ve hired over 50 direct reports and been involved in the hiring process for over 150 other people.  For the most part, all of these hires ended up being good people and great employees. Sure, there were a couple bad hires in there but I’d like to think my track record is […]

Foto Friday – Johns Lake, Glacier National Park

Johns Lake - Glacier National Park

A photo taken at Johns Lake in Glacier National Park. Captured with Canon 7D Mark II and Sigma 8-16mm handheld.

Perfect Takes Work

Alan McFadyen's "Perfect" Kingfisher shot

Every so often I run across a story that leaves me in awe. A story out of Scotland about a photography who has spent years trying to make the ‘perfect’ picture is one of those stories. In “A Perfect Photo of a Kingfisher, 720K Pictures in the Making“, the story of Alan McFadyen’s attempt to […]

Foto Friday – Junco

Junco

Captured this little Junco with a Canon 7D Mark II and Canon 100-400mm L Mark II and an 1.4x extender attached. Handheld at 6400ISO anf 1/800sec.

Foto Friday – Hummingbird on Tree

Hummingbird on Tree

Captured this hummingbird sitting in a tree in our front yard Captured with Canon 7D Mark II and Canon 300mm F4 handheld with Canon 1.4X III Extender.

Innovation and the CIO – Survey Results

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Michael Krigsman just published a piece titled “What do business people think of their CIO?” that shares some output of a research report put out by Tech Pro Research regarding the perception of the CIO within the business,  including some results related to innovation and the CIO. I’ll leave you to go read Michael’s write-up on […]