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Death by (authoring) PowerPoint and Justified S03E01


I am mentally exhausted tonight. PowerPoint authoring overload – PAO. I must have thrown together nearly 250 slides in 4 presentations today. My brain just couldn’t deal anymore. Plus the new Justified S03 just started so I decided to give … Continue reading

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My Year in Blogging, part 2


After a little insisting on the wordpress support site (thanks again guys!), they agreed to build me a nice blog summary page here. For those that are curious about the postaday2011 challenge, they have a nice page about it with … Continue reading

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2012: What will this new year bring?


Some think that this year will signal the end – there was one of 2010’s worst movies IMHO to this effect. I am not so pessimistic. I think that it will be full of challenges and surprises – certainly elections in … Continue reading

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Ups and downs of a marketing guy and Dexter S06E11


Dear reader, I have woefully neglected you this week and for that I apologize. It has been a week frought with change and opportunity work-wise. My organization is being completely re-shuffled and everyone is understandably is complete incertitude. I had … Continue reading

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More reflections on the cloud


Thanks to all who liked my post last night. In particular, one of my friends couldn’t post his comments for some reason so I’ll reproduce the dialog here: Disclosure: This particular friend works for one of my competitors thus the caginess … Continue reading

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Did Everything Really Change?


There was a sort of minor sea change in the PLM world Tuesday as Autodesk finally entered the fray. Just about five years after questioning the value of PLM, CEO Carl Bass is now convinced that his PLM on the … Continue reading

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The continuing PowerPoint Saga


Feeling a tad stressed because I have a high-level PowerPoint presentation that I am delivering next week as well as a deep dive the next day. And naturally, I am totally unprepared after last week’s Vegas trip. Trying to catch … Continue reading

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The A380, Las Vegas, and Lessons Learned


Sorry readers, I was in Vegas at a conference this week and neglected you. It happens. So here is a quick summary of what I was up to. On Tuesday, I flew for the first time on an A380 Paris-JFK … Continue reading

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Fitting In and Standing Out


I have always been a bit of a square peg in a round hole. Back in high school, I was in the smart kid classes with the rich kids but I lived from the wrong side of Red Road (not … Continue reading

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Bye bye D and The Dirtbombs


After a week of teaching in Detroit, I am on my way back home. I hadn’t been back to D in about 15 or 16 years I believe. I remember loads of rain but no burned out buildings. This time … Continue reading

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