It should be enough. It should be enough that research is done, tests are performed, usage scenarios are evaluated, decisions are made, money is spent, and software is installed. You now have state of the art, cutting edge software installed on your computer. It has been explained to you why the software was purchased, what management … Continue reading Keep Calm. Use the Software.
Every now and then I find a nugget. Whether through the recommendation of a friend, something I happened upon on the radio or read about, I always enjoy finding that rare musical treasure I had not heard of before. The discovery (though usually aided by others) is mine, and I hold it dear. Riding in the car … Continue reading Paul Pena, and the Career that Should Have Been
I really hate bad design, mostly because I really love good design. Ever open an Apple product? Ever write with a really good ball point pen? Ever thumb through a book by Phaidon? These are all items which are thoughtfully designed, finely crafted, and incredibly satisfying to use. We use poorly designed products much more often than we use well … Continue reading Bad, Smelly Design
During the last week of September, 2016 I attended the Microsoft Ignite conference in Atlanta, GA with 23,000 IT professionals, community leaders and technology visionaries. I had never been to a conference like this before, and I learned a lot. Microsoft is cool. They are not making sleek iPhones or watches, but Microsoft software looks incredibly good, and Microsoft … Continue reading Microsoft Ignite 2016: Top 10 things learned by an Apple loving, non-IT, Jewish non-profit professional.