Project Management Handbook Introduction

I have been in Information Technology (IT) since before it was called IT! At the beginning of my technology-based career, our groups or departments were typically referred to as “Electronic Data Processing” using “Electronic Accounting Machines” and the media for the data that was processed in the accounting machines was punched cards that were eitherContinue reading “Project Management Handbook Introduction”

Space: The Old – New Frontier

Are you working for a company that still has leased or owned space that is underutilized? Are you concerned for the financial viability of your company while they continue to pay for / maintain their unused office space? What do you think you and your company could do with this space that would relieve someContinue reading “Space: The Old – New Frontier”

Work in the Future

I can imagine a time when I can have a drone tethered to my cell phone and following me around. The drone can provide WIFI, security, and information about what might be happening around me: good and bad. And, if I happen to be driving / driven at the time, my car can be connectedContinue reading “Work in the Future”

Publish or Perish

I know that you have heard this phrase: Publish or Perish, before but I am trying to apply this advice to myself right now. I have been writing for many years now and have a few “manuscripts” in various stages of development: I. T.’s Lost Art of Software Engineering Been ready but still adding newContinue reading “Publish or Perish”

Social Media: The Path To Inkc

Social Media is a growth industry as of this writing in 2015.  My suspicion / expectation is that it will remain a growth industry for many many years to come. The marketing discussions about Social Media revolve around the notion of Inbound Marketing, differentiating itself from the more traditional Outbound Marketing of the Mad MenContinue reading “Social Media: The Path To Inkc”

The Path To Inkc

How many ways would you be willing to collect income: Full Time Employment with Salary and Benefits? Part Time Employment paid by the Hour or Piece of Work? Signed Master Service Agreement(s) for predefined services, rate and duration? Signed Purchase Order(s) for your product offering(s)? Incorporation of your own new company and the creation ofContinue reading “The Path To Inkc”

When Do You Stop Looking?

This is my favorite question when I am working with someone in need of assistance in their Job / Income search efforts: When Do You Stop Looking? And, the only acceptable answer I have come up is simply: “Never”. Ask yourself this question: “Is your current or most recent OR next Job / income sourceContinue reading “When Do You Stop Looking?”

On Conceptual Modeling: 1984; Brodie, Mylopolous, Schmidt

From a recent review of this book (see Blog Post Title), I have a question: Main Question:  Is it more efficient to build the indexes in support of invisible keys or to store this same data in each row of a set of tables? What is an Invisible Key? A row of data must haveContinue reading “On Conceptual Modeling: 1984; Brodie, Mylopolous, Schmidt”

Standards for Cloud Computing

I believe things get “REAL” when there are standards and guidelines for those practitioners who are interested in moving things forward. I found this article talking about creating standards for Cloud Computing and I agree whole-heartedly! http://serion.co.nz/blog/hybrid-and-cloud-computing-standards Thanx for reading and enjoy the article. If you can, be prepared to join the debate. bgbg

Turn the Organization Upside Down!

Similar to the notion of “Servant Leadership”, I suggest we look at an Organization from a perspective that is different than the way many organizations will present the Organization Chart: CEO / Owner / Organizational Leader down thru levels of management to as many levels of workers as they choose to include in the orgContinue reading “Turn the Organization Upside Down!”