Let’s start with a riddle. Imagine that you are responsible for your company’s telephone infrastructure and are tasked with buying a whole new system. You’re given just one criteria on which to evaluate your choices, cost. What sort of telephone system do you buy? I’ll get to the answer in a second (this is called “building anticipation”). There are […]
A major complaint by IT against Apple is that Apple doesn’t share long-term roadmaps so businesses can’t plan or manage risk. RIM, a company closely tied to businesses is in free-fall. Take a look at their 5-year plan, and based on their migration to QNX (their execution to plan over the last 12 – 18 months), you can’t trust a thing […]
I think we’re in a stage with technology and processes that’s really dysfunctional. Seems like companies get excited by what can be done to save time/money, etc, but don’t spend the time to work through all the logistics of that. My two cents. – Vanessa Romann Looks like my wife’s not just eye candy after all.
Now that I’m back with an iPhone, I find I have a usable mobile platform for doing cool stuff. I started using video with my students in the last few months as I recovered from elbow injuries, and found it to be quite useful. In particular, I like to take very focused short bits of video to help students see what […]
PressBooks — a great way to make an ePub and print-ready PDF — is open to the public! This is very exciting, as I’ve been following these guys from a very early alpha stage. I’ve seen the site grow. Importantly, this isn’t just a “cool technology” (it’s based on WordPress, so super easy to use). PressBooks is an easy process for online […]
I’ve got a bit of a rant in my head, though I suspect it makes me sound old. I can’t help but think about how the world has changed, though in fact, I don’t really know if it’s the world or me that’s changed. I’m working on a new project around regulatory compliance in the healthcare space. Just so happens the […]