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At this point, most users of internet-oriented technologies have at least heard of the 'cloud.' Yet even though millions use tools existing only in the cloud (think gmail, hotmail, and salesforce.com), most lack a comfort level for what it is.
As business leaders, making decisions on the…Continue
Added by J. T. Pedersen on March 31, 2011 at 12:22pm — No Comments
The title reflects the breadth of topics that Eduardo Porter covers. And he covers a lot, including things that may be considered taboo in polite circles, doing so in a manner encouraging thought and discussion, rather than derision.
For instance, the opening chapter, The Price of Things, starts with a look at why we pay so much…Continue
Added by J. T. Pedersen on March 28, 2011 at 9:13am — No Comments
Information radiators. Hadn’t heard that phrase before last night’s Agile discussion. What’s an information radiator, the best example was cited by Helene Gidley. Helene used the example of the ‘thermometer’ charities use to show progress toward a goal. Driving down the road, in a glance, you can tell if whether there has…Continue
Added by J. T. Pedersen on March 24, 2011 at 8:40am — No Comments
If you have an online presence, you should consider using Google Alerts. I debated writing about this topic, figuring its well-known, well understood, and already written about endlessly. Yet as I talk with business folks, and some new entrepreneurs this past Friday, I realized that’s not the case. So I…Continue
Added by J. T. Pedersen on March 21, 2011 at 9:47am — No Comments
Over the years, I have ridden with scores of people, easily, scores. In the group picture of my mind’s eye, some clearly stand out while others have blurred into the background. There are riders that likely come to the front of your own mind. Have you ever asked yourself, why?
As a MSTA* member I’ve ridden with a few different groups. The exact make up of these groups…Continue
Added by J. T. Pedersen on March 14, 2011 at 9:41am — No Comments
Every once in a while, there comes a book you’re sorry to see come to an end. It’s not to say other books you’ve read were not tremendously enjoyable…just that they often come to an end about the time you’re ready for them to. With Enchantment, I really…Continue
Added by J. T. Pedersen on March 3, 2011 at 10:05am — No Comments
From my perspective, there is a silver lining to higher fuel prices. As transportation costs go up (bad for our truckers), the harder it is to continue off-shoring manufacturing labor. I remember in 2008 seeing ABC News reports of furniture…Continue
Added by J. T. Pedersen on March 1, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments