Digital Workplace, Collaboration & GDPR

Digital Workplace and Collaboration There is an expectation by employees that organizational collaboration, communication and connectivity will meet or exceed currently available market driven technologies.  This means people working in companies expect that they can collaborate in ways consistent with what they can do at home. The Gig economy is here and it is supported …

Show Me Candy #WhenVendorsAttack

Vendor Demo As a leader in IT, I have the benefit and the curse of 1,000+ vendors contacting me on a weekly basis.   Here are some challenges, issues, concerns and solutions for those selling warez. Challenges for Vendors Solving problems I don't have or that I have nothing to do with.. Dear Howie,  As …

Why Every Leader Should Build a RetroPi

Strategy It is estimated that the number of mobile phone users in the world is expected to pass the five billion mark by 2019.   The level of interaction with technology creates an illusion of understanding.   Expert users are not expert technologists. Many senior leaders don't claim to be expert technologists but when it comes to …

LOST -Line of Sight Tasking and Result

The last thing you did may have been the first thought in someone’s head and the last thing on your big list of things to do. "If you thought you were busy now, just wait." What the management books or leadership books have a hard time conveying is something beyond a process.  The tacit knowledge …

DoD isn’t ready for Cloud Computing

If you read the Cloud Computing strategy paper there are a lot of great ideas but in our environment today they aren't realistic.   Without getting into great detail or even attacking the strategy point by point we can totally dismantle the strategy with one concept, THE SLA / OLA. How will you hold the …

Agile DoD Part 2

I changed the title because the requirements changed.... Really. I woke up this morning and grabbed that first cup of java, it was really good as usual.   My wife makes great coffee, she does it every day without fail.   We don't even need to meet about it.   On that note, I grabbed …

Cloud Computing Professional

Subject: Affiliation Discount for Cloud Technology Professional Training Workshop CloudSchool.com and Arcitura Education are pleased to offer an exclusive discount for the Cloud Technology Professional Training Certification Workshop during September 12-14, 2011 in New York, NY, USA. If three or more individuals register from the same organization, all three registrants are entitled to a further …

ToOls

          From time to time I like to share tools I find while working and searching the interwebs. http://pencil.evolus.vn/en-US/Home.aspx “The Pencil Project’s unique mission is to build a free and opensource tool for making diagrams and GUI prototyping that everyone can use.” Here are a few more the Gene Ontology Tools for Analysis of …

Did you know?

Did you know 11% of people are left handed Did you know August has the highest percentage of births Did you know unless food is mixed with saliva you can't taste it Did you know the average person falls asleep in 7 minutes Did you know a bear has 42 teeth Did you know an …