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Learn to control technology and the world is yours

I have learned that having a marketable skill is the key ingredient in gaining and expressing power.  An artist can express, but what good is all the beautiful expression if, at the end of the day, there’s nothing to eat or drink? 417 more words


The City of Santa Fe can't be that stupid, can it?

Almost nothing in this life irritates me more than when information technology (IT) personnel misuse their power. See, IT has its own language that scares non-IT people. 704 more words

Juan Blea

Today's Applied Research Agenda

Today’s agenda: R&D around Capacity Management for Services and Processes.  My presentation on metrics and measurement for processes went well, but I know risk and capacity management are a significant lack in this field.  108 more words

Systems Thinking

Building a budget iPad cart for education

I was asked at one of my recent sessions if I could write a ‘how to’ for the iPad carts that I collaborated on building for 10 classrooms in my current school.   996 more words

Educational Technology

Tech and Sports: No Longer a Spectator Sport

Ahh! March Madness is in the air. Basketball talk is flying around the water cooler and many people are re-doing their busted brackets. I, for one, am still nursing my bruised ego from Syracuse’s 2-point defeat from Dayton. 180 more words

Tausend Talks Shop

Whiffs of Wisdom #6 - Managing People Managing Tough Decisions

I am getting a lot of encouragement to share more of my “Whiffs of Wisdom”.  Most are related to Managing Technical People, Technology situations and Managing Managers.   97 more words

Michael Manos

Book Review: Disrupt IT by Ian Cox

Over a decade ago I was introduced to a book that had a major influence over my subsequent career. Strategic Planning for Information Systems by John Ward and Joe Peppard constructed a model of IT management driven by business outcome rather than technology. 503 more words