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A Quack Process: How to Keep Those Ducks in a Row

An actual photo of “The Alphabet Committee” There’s a new process being implemented at my company (or rolled out or deployed) – whichever term you fancy. It’s new, novel, innovative…dare I say ground-breaking. Careers will flourish. Ceilings will be raised. … Continue reading

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A Whole Nother Great Music Idea: TuneFly !!

I’ve decided to give away one of my best secrets. I held it in because I thought one day I would eventually have time to work on it. But I’m a realist. I don’t even have time to hang up blinds … Continue reading

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(Not) Winning

My company’s IT group spends more time trying to get out of its own way. It makes me wonder how many other large companies are in the same boat. Is it a function of size, of the industry I’m in…of … Continue reading

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Persistent IT Vendor Outsourcing and the Demoralized Technical Workforce

I just realized why I’m so unhappy at work. I’ve been working on IT solutions for the past 4 years that are “foundational” meaning nothing innovative, nothing groundbreaking – just projects that have the purpose of being a backbone for … Continue reading

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Writers Unite!

I’m getting called up to the majors. They think I’m ready. I know I’m ready. I’ve been waiting for years for this opportunity. I’m sure I can help the team. These are comments that we’re used to hearing in a … Continue reading

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612 reasons to read this blog…

I don’t like what I do. But I’m good at it. Here’s what worries me: “We spend most of our effort trying to learn to do things for which we have little talent…” Muller wrote that. Who is Muller? I … Continue reading

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