On Common Sense

Recently, my wife wanted to buy an item for her photography studio.  This particular item is something that you’d never think belonged in a studio…but photographers are creative people and they find many uses for all sorts of things. This item is a cat scratcher that looks similar to the item in the photo below. […]

Lead Well & Prosper – book review

A few weeks ago I received a complimentary copy of Lead Well and Prosper: 15 Successful Strategies for Becoming a Good Manager from Nick McCormick, the author. When I received the book, I tossed it onto my desk with all the many unread books and promised myself I’d get to it soon. A Quick Read […]

The Milkshake Moment

Just finished up reading “The Milkshake Moment” by Steven S. Little. This is an interesting, well-written book worth picking up.  It’s easy to read with short chapters and contains some interesting, and at times funny, insights into the world of processes…especially bad processes (those that bind the hands of employees/organizations). The book’s entire premise is […]

Technology Selection Revisted

If you didn’t believe my ramblings in “Common Sense and Technology Selection“, I’ve got a nice anecdotal (and funny) story that backs up my assertion that common sense is lacking in the technology selection process in most organizations. Jump over to The Daily WTF and read this story….I’ll wait for you. Go. Did you read […]

Common Sense and Technology Selection

When did common sense get removed from the corporate technology selection process? For those that don’t know what it is, technology selection is the process by which an organization decides which technology platform (software, hardware, etc) will be used for a particular application and/or piece of the business. For example, selecting an organization’s Content Management […]