On Value

If you don’t know, my passion outside of technology, entrepreneurship and writing on this blog is photography.  I’ve recently been spending even more time on that passion of mine…which is OK by me 🙂 Don’t fret though…I still love thinking, and writing, about IT and people One of the photography blogs that I regularly follow is called “A … Read more

Good People…Good Processes

I’ve said before that people are more important that process. I’ve said it in many different ways and in many different articles.  After every article, I receive responses from readers similar to these: Processes are important. Processes drive the business to efficiency. Process drives execution. After receiving these types of responses, I always have to go back and … Read more

What’s wrong with today’s IT?

What's wrong with today's IT?

Last week I wrote a long article titled Building Tomorrow’s Organization – without today’s IT? The purpose of that article was to walk through a ‘what if’ scenario centered around designing the organization of tomorrow without a single IT professional. I’d like to thank those that left feedback for providing exactly what I was looking … Read more

Technical Excellence isn’t enough

Technical Excellence is something we all strive for in areas that we care about. We all want to be really good at something don’t we? It takes a long time to be excellent at something.    You’ve heard of the 10,000 hour rule right?  You’ve got to practice for 10,000 hours to be ‘the best’ … Read more

A milestone – 3 years old (not 4 like I thought!)

Update – My original post was titled “A milestone – 4 years old”. Apparently I can’t count 🙂  I started the blog in 2006 so it’s my blog’s THIRD birthday! 🙂 I started this blog on July 14, 2006 with a blog post titled “The Strategic Use of Human Resources“. My first post was an … Read more