Archive 2009

The Two Opposite IT Agendas

Published at August 17, 2009 ·  5 min read

The Problem I have been in the Information Technology (IT) field for a long time and most of that time has been spent in the development space. Each environment different from the previous one and in some cases there were huge gaps in the level of technology that was used and made available in each location. This has stumped me for a long time why this was. You go to a user group meeting and when ever the speaker was speaking about a technology that was current and he would conduct a quick survey around the room how many were using this technology, the results would be very mixed....

Goal Tracking

Published at February 9, 2009 ·  5 min read

Since about the beginning of the year I have been thinking about goal tracking. I compiled a long list of technologies that I wanted to learn, experiment with and maybe even build some projects using some of these newly learned skills. Nothing quite like turning something new into something useful. I find that this technique provides me with the best understanding of how and why a technology would be used in one scenario over another....