On Getting Started in this Technology Career – Jumping, Showing Up, and Sweeping

So you want to break into technology? It’s a challenging prospect. Especially today. Unemployment in the technology sector is insanely low across the United States. In some microcosms, it’s effectively a negative unemployment rate – especially in the “data space.” There’s a catch-22 out there. You need the experience to get most positions. You need … Read more

The Parable of the “Turd in the Punch Bowl”

Lessons for life, technologists, career, and consultants from a punch bowl problem…(mostly because I just feel this title requires a subtitle and that won’t fit in the title block). I’ve heard it said There are two kinds of people out there. Those who group people into categories and those who don’t. (I’ve also heard it … Read more