Because it’s been in the news – and not just for our current administration; this comes up a lot – I thought I’d look at the Justice Department, and comment on its “independence.” This came up in a recent conversation with a British friend of mine, who drew some interesting parallels I hadn’t realized. Anyway…Read More
OK… so, I’m wondering if there’s room in the world for some kind of monthly “IT BYOB” video chat. I’m going to state some of my assumptions; you can like/dislike to let me know if I’m on-base or off-base. Here we go:Read More
I love little more than Armchair Imagineering. And although I recognize how freaking busy WDI is these days, and how much capital Disney is sinking into their parks worldwide… I have needs.Read More
Be sure to read Part 4 (and the preceding parts) if you’re not caught up.
In the last installment, I focused on some takeaways that business leaders can consider for making learning a more “production-like” part of a tech environment. This time, I want to wrap-up with some takeaways for learners.Read More
On the heels of yesterday’s lament about why writing tech books is so hard, I thought I’d lay out the typical process that an author has to go through to get a book published. Now mind, this is kind of an “archetype” process; I’ve worked with a half-dozen publishers in my career, and they all have slight variations on this.Read More
Catch up with Part 3 (which has back-links to previous installments) if you’re not up to speed.
In the previous installment, I shared some of the common characteristics I’ve seen at companies who are really excellent at making learning one of their ordinary, day-to-day production outcomes. In this article, I want to share some specific “lessons learned” for leaders.Read More
I’ve written a couple of dozen traditionally published IT books. I’m super-proud of like four of them. If you’re considering setting out to write a traditionally published book, know that it’s hard. Here’s why.Read More
I’ve decided to embark on what will doubtless be a months-long project: a book that covers the history of PowerShell, from its earliest inception to the shell we all know and use today. But I want to do more than just document the dry facts: I want to capture the impact.Read More