Category Archives: Technology

Microsoft Surface any concerns?

It has been less than 24 hours since I received my pre-ordered Surface via UPS delivery. The delivery occurred when I was working from home on a presentation with my work laptop.  Taking a break, I took the Surface from … Continue reading

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Smile you’re on candid camera … The use of digital recordings in meetings

Recording technology is ubiquitous. We see the results of this daily on the news where a citizen records an impromptu mugging on their phone and the perpetrator’s picture ends up on the evening news. Should anyone expect less exposure today … Continue reading

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CIO – How to Fix your IT Group

Think of your current portfolio of IT work as the Colorado River for a moment. Some projects are very close, others further upstream. Important “Operational” projects are at the surface as they are required to sustain current operations and other … Continue reading

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What’s the cost of bad IT architecture?

Look closely at these two cruise ships. Except for the name and the funnel, they are almost identical. In fact they are sister ships both owned by Carnival Cruise lines. Also in common, they both suffered major incidents, both incidents … Continue reading

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Why Microsoft could be the key to prevent and cure Cancer

Technology Post If you have not seen Richard Resnick’s “welcome to the genomic revolution” on TED you really should. It will inspire you and help you catch up with a medical revolution that will change the world and may just … Continue reading

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Does Your IT Vendor have their head in the clouds?

So why do clouds exist? The answer is that we always really wanted them but they are just now technically possible. Nobody ever thought that having as many servers as possible, geographically disbursed under people’s desks, unmanaged or mismanaged was … Continue reading

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You’ve Got Mail… and more mail, and more mail and ..

This year marks the time where I change my CV from “20+” years of experience to “30+” years of experience as it passes 3 decades since I first transitioned from a passionate computer hobby to making real money in IT. … Continue reading

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