Take care with your tweets…

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Ever heard someone say “there is no delete button on the Internet.”  Most non-techs dismiss this as geek-speak… but in essence, it’s dangerously true.  There are plenty of sites that take copies of web content and archive [...]

ITW Summit 2010

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One of my favourite ITW traditions.  Every year Jason and I bring the entire IT Weapons Arsenal up north for a weekend retreat.  An opportunity for team building, steam release, and creative inward thinking to make our company better.  A wise [...]

Red-hot Green Reports

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One thing I’ve learned from 20 years in the IT industry is that being able to execute a project flawlessly is crucial; but being able to demonstrate and quantify the effectiveness of a solution is where the real success lies.  And it’s not [...]

Ted’s Bucket List: Checkmark!

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I turned 40 in December.  A (new) tradition in my family is to pursue a new life experience when you hit 40.  I chose to go to Machu Picchu in Peru.  I’ve wanted to go there since I saw the ancient city in National Geographic when I was 9 [...]

How the Mighty Fall

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I just read another Jim Collins book: How the Mighty Fall.  This one did a great job illustrating the common pitfalls any organization–really, any team–can fall prey to.  He chronicles the 5 stages of decline that begin when we start taking our [...]

Loose Ends and New Beginnings

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It’s official. There’s no turning back now… As of the last day of December, we were done with our Bonhill Road home.  We swept the floors, patched the holes in the walls, and handed the keys back to the building owners.  I made sure I was there [...]