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Just Because You Can—Doesn't Mean You Should

Just Because You Can—Doesn't Mean You Should

STOP, LOOK, LISTEN

In the tech world, many things are possible. And that’s a good thing. But sometimes. Yes sometimes. It can lead to bad tech decisions. Take for example an old piece of equipment in your office. A good tech person can keep that old piece of equipment running. They can make it talk to other devices on your network. They can make it talk to other devices on the internet. But that doesn’t mean that it’s a good idea. And it doesn’t mean that you should do it.

Get Your Process Right

Get Your Process Right

PEOPLE, PROCESS, PRODUCT, TECH

How is your business process these days? I met with a prospect last week that has a form of technical debt. From Wikipedia… Technical debt is a concept in software development that reflects the implied cost of additional rework caused by choosing an easy (limited) solution now instead of using a better approach that would take longer. This prospect made a tech decision years ago. And that one tech decision - wounded their business process. And so, they’ve operated in a slightly broken mode ever since.

Making Informed Tech Decisions

Making Informed Tech Decisions

I had a couple of interesting conversations yesterday. The first was a discussion with a client regarding their Internet. They’re up for a renewal and wanted to understand what their current Internet usage is. Not a problem. I quickly pulled up their Internet usage stats across there both of their Internet providers and provided a couple of graphs illustrating monthly and yearly usage on their lines.