Procrastination is something I have struggled with my entire life. Sometimes I make a task list so that I can have a visual view of all the projects I need to complete. It occurred to me that projects requiring a …Read more
Early in my career, I supported software that was primarily used by law firms.
The software was a document management solution which provided lawyers the ability to quickly access documents related to legal issues. Some of the software’s most impressive …Read more
Within an IT organization, there are many different functions. I have attended meetings with a CIO and the different entities from the IT department. These meetings often become contentious as people fight for resources to support their objectives.
For example, …Read more
Unlike any other industry, technology advances and changes at such a rapid pace that current IT solutions are rendered out-of-date in a very short period of time.
Organizations that want to stay competitive and efficient need to understand future technologies …Read more
Everyone has experienced the terrible feeling that comes from losing something important, such as your car keys. Has your organization ever misplaced an IT asset? Does your organization know where every IT asset is located and who may have that …Read more
When I meet with organizations that are looking for an asset management solution, I am often asked whether the configuration management database (CMDB) can be used for tracking IT assets using ITAM best practices.
The issue that arises when implementing …Read more
I often use public transportation services. Sometimes I have a good opinion of the service provider and sometimes I do not. I develop my opinion of service offerings based on the experience I have when I use the services offerings. …Read more
One dark cold night, three men are quietly sitting deep in the woods, somewhere in the Appalachian Mountains. They listen intently to every noise, then from a distance they hear a sound that could resemble the creature they are seeking—Bigfoot. …Read more
Traveling can be quite stressful, especially when visiting unfamiliar places. Many years ago, when I rented a car, I would ask for a map and directions. Even though I had a map, I always seemed to get lost in unfamiliar …Read more