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


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


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

tech innovation

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 […]

Digital Transformation – Are CEO’s and CIO’s aligned?

Digital Transformation

I just read “Digital transformation will shape 2016” over on and was a a passage caught my eye. Before I give you the passage, let me put the sentence into context.  The CIO article is discussing a recent IDC report titled ‘IDC FutureScape: Worldside CIO Agenda 2016 Predictions.’ This report provides some predictions on what […]

Foto Friday – Fog over Swiftcurrent Lake, Glacier National Park

Fog over Swiftcurrent Lake - Glacier National Park

This was an iPhone snap while riding the ferry across Swiftcurrent Lake during a trip to Glacier a few months ago.