• My New Adventure

    by  • April 29, 2014

    If you have looked at my LinkedIn page recently, then you probably already know the news. Change is inevitable, at least for me it is inevitable. Last month I decided to rejoin the major technology analyst world and join the Government Insights group at IDC. IDC is a top analyst firm with a great...

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    Quote

    by  • November 25, 2013

    “When the whole world is running towards a cliff, he who is running in the opposite direction appears to have lost his mind.” - C. S. Lewis

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    Asymmetric Thinking

    by  • November 22, 2013

    A couple of days ago, during a call with a client and after they had briefed me, they asked for my feedback. I provided my feedback on the plan from a number of different perspectives and could quickly tell that the client was surprised. As we approached the end of the call, the lead...

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    Quote

    by  • October 24, 2013

    “All man are the same except for their belief in their own selves, regardless of what others may think of them” - Miyamoto Musashi

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    by  • October 16, 2013

    “The art of war is of vital importance to the State. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin.” - Sun Tzu   Equally applicable to the digital space.

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    Five Steps To Better Privacy On Facebook

    by  • October 15, 2013

    Facebook is easily the most popular social media platform with consumers, which also (next to a Web site) makes it the most popular platform with companies and brands. If you choose to have a personal or corporate presence on Facebook (and there are a number of valid arguments on why you should and shouldn’t...

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    The Unrealistic Desire To Build A More Open Internet

    by  • October 9, 2013

    Today’s New York Times Op-Ed piece by Eli Dourado at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University poses a great question – Can we ever trust the internet again?  The simple answer is no, but I will get back to that in a bit. The article does a great job discussing the nascent “open-hardware”...

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    The Privacy Question Behind Painless Travel

    by  • October 7, 2013

    The revelations of Edward Snowden have revealed what many expected – Big Brother is watching you. Some in certain agencies and other government circles would change this to say “watching out for you” but that is all semantics. The issue isn’t necessarily all about government collecting the data, it is more about what the...

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