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Mavericks Free Myth

The mainstream media has definitely missed the mark concerning Apple’s new Mavericks operating system for the Mac being free. You can read the views from Wired like “Apple Just Ended the Era of Paid […]

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Conan LinkedIn Influencer Overlord

The LinkedIn Influencer program is no longer taking new applicants, but Conan O’Brien apparently had no problems being accepted. As yet another example that celebrities live in an alternate reality, […]

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Obamacare Fails with Custom Code

The utopian concept of taking care of everyone is a great ideal, but cost and execution are the debate. One of the main business and technical problems is that Obamacare fails with […]

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Testimonials Are Contrived

Most marketing folks will tell you to have customer testimonials on your website, but testimonials have little value. How many news articles do you have to see about fake reviews? […]

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Check The Requirements Forrest

The number one mistake in technology that’s made continuously is failure to check requirements. It reminds me of the line “Stupid is as stupid does” from Forrest Gump. In the […]

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iPhone Not Recommended

A board member recently asked me “Do I recommend what type of smartphone for people to buy?” The answer was a low, but elongated No. The reason is that I might as well […]

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Ballmer and Microsoft Misconceptions

Earlier in the month, Forbes published 4 Popular Misconceptions about Microsoft – a much better job than my Microsoft Jolts The World in January. It was a solid piece about how the […]

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Life After The Robots

Imagine life after the robots. Hollywood portrays humans either at war with robots like Terminator or slaves unwittingly made into power supplies like in The Matrix. Starting with movies like […]

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If There Was No Advertising

If there was no advertising, what would the world be like? It probably would be like the first time I saw the original Star Trek as a small child. There was […]

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Biased Self Promotion Backlinks

Most social media sites allow noteworthy or celebrity people to openly promote themselves while linking to their website. If you’re a mere mortal like the rest of us, don’t try to put your blog post […]

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Testing is Fundamental

Testing is the fundamental difference between good support and terrible customer experiences. Everyone has that family member or friend who are so gullible. In technology, you have to teach not blindly […]

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Questions Customers Should Really Ask

I can quickly tell when a prospect is serious and a good fit. You judge by the questions. It’s tough for customers as most potential vendors they see have no differentiating […]

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Disruptive One Year Contracts

I haven’t found that guy yet. He must be a slick Jerry Maguire type. Instead, maybe it’s a woman like the oracle character from the Matrix, who just “knows” what is […]

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Technocrats Protect Yourself at All Times

Million Dollar Baby is one of my favorite movies. It’s definitely not one of those feel good flicks, but you are reminded of many life lessons, including protecting yourself at […]

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Technology Costs Rise Over Time

There’s a popular myth perpetuating that the price of technology goes down over time. You can even hear it on Sirius from Paycom about how their technology is better and […]