Category: Blog

  • Monmouth – English Village

    Had a day out with the family to Monmouth. To be fair, there is nothing specifically interesting about it. I took some photos that attempt to capture the mundane things that I see around me every day. I’m always surprised by these things.   In one of the many second-hand / charity shops: nothing says […]

  • Cisco Flip – killed by Enterprise Customers hating on it.

    I think the Flip was killed because Enterprise customers turned away from Cisco. People like me openly laughed and denigrated Cisco for “playing with toys” instead producing better products. And that cost more money, way more money, in lost sales at 65% gross profit margin than any consumer/retail product will make. When you drop a […]

  • It’s not Change I fear, but Change Management itself.

    It’s not change that I fear, but the Change Management process itself. Change Management is intended to reduce risk by encouraging responsibility and planning. Change Management is often staffed by semi-retired technical types who know enough to be dangerous, and not enough to be wildly misinformed of anything new. A change reviewer has already seen […]

  • The difference between training and professional development

    Accountant: “What happens if we invest in developing our people & they leave?” Leader: ‘What happens if we don’t invest in our people and they stay?”