Monthly Archives: January 2012

New CEO Uses Corporate Jargon. Stock Falls.

Research in Motion Ltd. (RIM) just replaced co-CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis with Thorsten Heins.  I have no idea how well Mr. Heins will do as RIMs CEO, nor have I spent any time exploring his background. But I … Continue reading

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Apple Wins CES

I didn’t go to CES this year and, with any luck, I never will. I think it’s easier to follow the flow of news from outside Las Vegas by watching my RSS feed, Twitter and other social media channels. While … Continue reading

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Agile Aspirations for 2012 Inspired by Simon Sinek

A recent post from Peter Saddington on Agile Scout brought Simon Sinek to top of mind, once again.  This is an inspiring way to start 2012 and worth a view.  Simon’s famous quote is worth republishing here: “The goal is … Continue reading

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#blackoutsopa

SOPA is a lousy bill that hurts innovation, stifles creativity and allows corporations to place roadblocks in the way of the free exchange of information and ideas.  Stop SOPA.

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Top Posts of 2011

Happy New Year!  I’m glad that you’re reading this and that you, and others, have taken the time to visit and comment on some of my posts. I started this site in March 2011, just before I went to SxSW … Continue reading

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That Was Quick

Verizon wised up to the errors of their $2 fee even faster than I thought.  Within hours of my last post on the topic, they changed their mind. It makes me think they really were using The Real Housewives philosophy of … Continue reading

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