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And soon it will just feel normal

Recently Mitsubishi has been running ads for its plug-in hybrid SUV. There is a tag line in the ad that says the future just sort of sneaks up on you and one day you’re plugging in your SUV and it … Continue reading

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So was I right?

https://infinite-shades.com/2011/11/02/does-your-it-vendor-have-their-head-in-the-clouds/ I wrote an article in 2011 talking about why cloud technology would run rampant over what the dominant models were at that time, only 7 years ago. If you had bought $1000 worth shares of both Oracle and Microsoft … Continue reading

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Real Digital Transformation vs. Snake Oil

I had dinner with a very good friend of mine last week. He asked me what I was working on these days, but before I could answer he said laughing “Please tell me it’s NOT Digital Transformation”. So, in the … Continue reading

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Five Years of Grey

Infinite Shades of Grey is about advanced consulting skills. The point of the blog and book was to share tips and techniques that can make good technical consultants into great consultants. One of the key things I propose is a … Continue reading

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Is your IT architecture going in the right direction?

“Architects, if they are really to be comprehensive, must assume the enormous task of thinking in terms always disciplined to the scale of the total world pattern of needs, its resource flows, its recirculatory and regenerative processes.” – Buckminster Fuller, … Continue reading

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The 3 Missing Ingredients In Today’s Projects

  Five years ago I wrote a post that was inspired by seeing a lack of courage and tenacity in today’s projects. We have become so risk averse that commodity services & solutions are dominating the marketplace. Commodities by definition … Continue reading

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Some travel required – why some IT jobs should come with divorce benefits instead of dental benefits

  The statistics are staggering that over 50% of marriages end in divorce but what about high-tech travelling consultants’ marriages? 82%. As a traveling IT consultant you are much more likely to get divorced than stay married. That’s just a … Continue reading

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