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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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Measuring my BKT (Beer Karaoke Threshold)


Yes, I think there must be a scientific method for determining at which point I go from casual, sardonic observer of karaoke with colleagues to singing and air-guitar’ing maniac. Perhaps it is around 5 or 6 beers. I am fairly … Continue reading

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