…and then what?

I just finished reading a great article titled “The Most Important Question You Can Ask: Then What?” In the article, the author writes: The great art of life is in balancing the short term and the long term, so that one can have enjoyment with integrity – pleasure with purpose. But in most areas of […]

What have you done for me lately?

This post sponsored by the Enterprise CIO Forum and HP. What have you done for me lately? If you’ve grown up in the world of IT, you probably either get asked this question regularly or you feel that the people within the organization are thinking it. Its fairly common to have a technology project finish up and everyone […]

Watch out for the Gorilla!

I’m currently reading Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman (amazon affiliate link). In one of the first few chapters, Dr. Kahneman describes the “invisible gorilla test” popularized by psychologists Daniel Simons and Christopher Chabris. The test consists of a team of 3 people dressed in black and a team of 3 people dressed in white […]

Links for September 18 2011

Rethinking Measurement by Jamie Notter Quote: …rethinking your metrics is probably a GREAT way to start changing some trajectories. Measure different things, and at different intervals, with the intention of actually learning more about your system and how it operates. That can lead to some behavior that changes trajectories. You won’t know the answer when […]

The dangers of social media…or…don’t be a sheeple

Social Media has brought a real danger to the forefront of society. It’s not the security risks that might be inherent in social media, although there are many of these types of risks. It’s not the many inherent dangers that might be found in social media, although they are valid dangers. It’s not the very real and very serious […]

So…what do I do?

I’m in a quandary these days. As some of you may know, I’m working on my Doctorate in Information Systems. In addition, I have a full-time gig in the consulting world as well as provide some freelance technology consulting for small businesses. On top of that, I’ve got a couple of entrepreneurial activities going with […]