On Consulting

on consulting

As an IT Consultant, I wear many different hats from project to project – from Project Manager to Architect to System Developer to Subject Matter Expert and so on.  No matter which role, I encourage my clients to think about options.  Options are a critical success factor in every project in which I have participated.  […]

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work

Robot from The Terminator

Artificial intelligence – and the potential that such intelligence could be a danger to humanity – has been a staple of literary and cinematic horror for decades. Fritz Lang’s Metropolis (1927) featured a robot disguised as a young woman, who ended up toppling a city, a theme most recently captured in the remake of Battlestar Galactica […]

From Data to Wisdom

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Much is made today of the possible wisdom to be gleaned from a wealth of available data. I am one of those who, through experience, believe this to be true. However, there are a couple steps necessary to achieve wisdom from data. Knowledge from information leads to action and when actions are repeated enough, organizations […]

Chaos and Confusion

Direction Uncertainty

I have worked as an IT consultant for nearly 20 years and at the beginning of my career a mentor said to me “Chaos and Confusion is the environment we work in”.  Our job is to bring sane practical perspectives to address the hype surrounding new IT tools and projects.  This practical perspective sometimes conflicts […]