News Flash.. SOA IS DEAD.. News Flash.. NO.. IT IS NOT… According to industry experts SOA is dead.  Now they are on to new topics of interest like SaaS or Cloud computing.   I can't believe how quickly we are moving from one technical concept set to another.  Actually I do believe it.  Go where the money is right?  WRONG.  You see the fundamental requirements still …

Project Management

One of the most difficult challenges I have is project management.   I have been studying leadership , project management, service oriented, and IEEE guidance books and articles looking for answers.   I am reminded by leadership books that trust is the most important factor in any working relationship.  This is defined by actions through character …

For Cathy

On Planning

“In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” Dwight David Eisenhower quote

This looks like a good tool

Virtual Certified Professional

Today I passed the VCP.    Now onto the next challenge!


Always checking out new things.  My friend Rob pointed me to this one.  It makes firefox into an itouch.

Trying xmind this week.  It works with freemind but not personal brain.  I will see how well it translates.    Personal brain is by far the best overall but it does not provide the map views or breakouts from the maps that I would like to see.  In other words,  if you have built a complex …


Who is watching the people that write and produce movies today.  I mean.. when are we going to get a good movie out of this industry again.  People are so desperate for a good movie that they are buying television shows on dvd to watch as movies. I just "watched" Watchmen and I am really …

Fusion Logging for Windows

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Fusion] "LogPath"="c:\\fusion" "EnableLog"=dword:00000001 "LogFailures"=dword:00000001 "ForceLog"=dword:00000001

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