Corporate Agitator

Corporate Agitator

Some may frown upon the term Corporate Agitator. Many may classify this type of person as someone who always challenges the status quo, criticizes new ideas, or points out the flaws in others vs. themselves. It may be more...

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Microphone

I See The Future Everyday

I caught a glimpse of the future when my daughter was in 5th grade. She was sitting in the corner of the living room talking into her iPhone. I asked what she was doing and she said “Writing a paper, Dad.” That gave me...

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When Your Users Aren't Agile

When your users aren’t Agile

For many years, if not decades companies have hammered their IT organizations to move faster. However, in the past decade as more and more technology companies have come to the forefront of our society, traditional companies...

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Learning Never Ends

Continuous Learning

As a technologist you often read article after article about continuous development, development operations (DevOps), agile delivery or incremental improvement methodologies. We live the pace of change in technology every day...

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What Vendors Won't Tell You

What Your Vendors May Not Tell you

If you have any experience implementing enterprise software such as SAP or Oracle, you have most likely worked with an ecosystem of vendors to assist in the implementation. This includes the software vendor, a system...

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Risk Taking

Risk Taking

“If you don’t feel uncomfortable you are not moving fast enough” — Mario Andretti I participated in a panel today with four other senior leaders to discuss “Risk” with a body of employees at my company. The...

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High Performing Teams

Developing High Performing Teams

Time and time again, when you read articles in any business magazine or pick up any business book focused on leadership, management, or starting a company there is always a theme around talent. Some of the biggest lessons...

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Is Your Head In The Sand?

Is Your Head In The Sand?

I have often worked at companies where employees never pick their heads up and look beyond the four walls of their office. They don’t recognize that many other companies in their industry or outside are solving similar...

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