Veteran Complexity – Depth Perception

Hey, Shipmate In this post, I am starting to dig in a little to some of the complexity in feelings about my service.  This post is a bit of reflection and some digging in and learning.  I am not addressing whether or not this is right or wrong, only in the expression.  This is for …

Collaboration Services – Leadership

Technology today drives "the way" (methods) in which most of us collaborate.  Successful collaboration depends on "collaboration patterns" which are independent of specific technologies.  The mistake many people make is to depend on commercial collaboration technologies without investing the time and resources to understand the complexity. Organizational success for collaboration services depends on the overall …

Time for You ~

Art Project Consider yourself taking some time to do something that pulls you out of your comfort zone. Work on something different. Work alone with yourself. See what you can make and do. This year, I have been pushing myself to learn and grow from an artistic perspective.  The work is generally small and I …

The Rube Goldberg Effect*Meeting Tech

I love technology - Meeting Room 3325A Big tables, small tables, fat tables, round tables, square tables, long tables, high tables, short tables.   I have seen rooms with advanced video tech. I have seen rooms where none give a heck. I have seen meeting rooms designed for the future. I have seen rooms that require …

A Moment of “Thanks”

From the words of Mr Rodgers. "So many people have helped me to come here to this night. Some of you are here, some are far away and some are even in Heaven. All of us have special ones who loved us into being. Would you just take, along with me, 10 seconds to think …

The KnEW KM

I had a conversation the other day about Knowledge Management and I want to share a portion of it with you. Knowledge Management is a passion.  It has a place in my heart and in my mind.  I love learning and sharing.  I enjoy working out loud.  I get energy from the discovery of ideas …

The Perpetual Apology

A Sunday morning reflection on growing up in Co-op City in the 1980's. How we behave from then to now, and a call for forgiveness.

Social Test

Bullies and Acceptance One of my children is very interested in play by play sports.  He studies sports and practices making podcasts.  He is also working events and got a job with his school doing play by play for all sorts of sports.    I have been working with him to develop social media strategies …

The Test – E + SV + SR = T/t

The Complexities of Trust (Organization) In his book "Hit Refresh" Satya Nadella says "..for me, trust is a sacred responsibility."  Beyond his view on empathy, I can't think of anything more important or powerful in his book than his message on trust. He shares his idea for trust as an equation as  E + SV …

Out of the Shadows IT

Emerging IT Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon aka "frequency Illusion" "where one stumbles upon some obscure piece of information—often an unfamiliar word or name—and soon afterward encounters the same subject again, often repeatedly." A few months ago, I started writing about the future of IT.   At a high level, I mentioned that software service providers will seek to …