My Annus Horribilis, or: What to do with all these Lemons

I’m way late with this update, or any update to this blog for that matter. Writing needs to feel cathartic and not like whining, so this entry has been a lot more difficult than I’d first thought. You see it was about a year ago that I’d finalised my move from the coast to BC’s Columbia Valley. Continue reading


Tabula Rasa, or, After the Reset

The key to success of any plan or project is not only complete understanding of all stakeholders, but also their 100% support. Support, once offered, may not falter or soften. I know this all too well after 25 years or so supporting technology customers, some with multi-million dollars worth of infrastructure on the line. I thought that I was kinda good at this, thought that I understood the risks and how to communicate them. Continue reading