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Brainstorming is a bad idea (yet again)?

I love these articles – I blogged about this in response to articles a couple of times (here  and here) and the issue is always the same. They refer to brainstorming as “throwing a bunch of people in a room

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Posted in Innovation, Process

Some challenges with MS Surface Development

So I have been playing with the MS Surface for a couple of weeks, and have a pretty good handle on the basics of the development model. As I said previsouly, the nice thing (for me, anyway) is that it

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Posted in Cool Stuff, My Menu, Software Development, T4G, WPF

That’s why you play the game!

I just finished watching the Giants beat the Patriots in the Superbowl. I had not actually intended to watch the game, because I really had little interest in who won. Then I figured, no matter who won, a certain amount

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Posted in Life

Business life lesson – Don’t let anyone steal your dream : Atlantic Canada’s Small Business Blog – IQI Strategic Management Inc.

  Business life lesson – Don’t let anyone steal your dream : Atlantic Canada’s Small Business Blog – IQI Strategic Management Inc. This is an interesting post, and fits in well with other things which have been on my mind

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Posted in Life, People

Ok, so now what?

I will let you know, right up front, that this is going to be a largely self-indulgent post. I am basically just thinking out loud, and doing it in public. Kind of like standing on a street corner talking to

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Posted in Life, That's Life, Whitehill Technologies

Service Oriented Architecture is your Ticket to Hell?

With reference to Service Oriented Architecture is your Ticket to Hell, it always amuses me how people insist on calling any idea which does not agree with their own, “bullshit” – always thinking in terms of absolutes, and believing “my

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Posted in My Menu, Software Development

This is Freakin’ Great – Clocky the Alarm Clock

Clocky, the mobile alarm clock available here I love brilliantly simple ideas!

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Anyone else out there sick of “Us versus Them”? Afterthought…

This morning I had an afterthought regarding my post last night Anyone else out there sick of “Us versus Them”? I recognize that there are cases where the debate is necessary, or at least may be perceived as necessary. So, in

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Posted in Rant

Anyone else out there sick of "Us versus Them"?

Well? No, I am not talking about politics, war, or religion (though I guess I could be). I am talking about the software/technology business. There are days the whole business just annoys the crap out of me. Let me step

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Posted in Irony, People, Rant

But I want to be Disruptive!

I have spent a great deal of time over the last couple of years thinking about the process of innovation, different types of innovation, and how to innovate in a small but established organization versus a startup organization. I was

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