Interpersonal Violence and Statistics

Its strange how the relationship we have with death caused by interpersonal violence is so different from deaths caused other ways – I think it has to do with a feeling helplessness. If there is something we care about, we have to refuse to give in to helplessness, we have to dare mightily and refuse …

Gratitude (Professional)

As March begins I wanted to take a few minutes to reflect on professional gratitude. I’ve been quite open about my gratitude personally. There’s an intersection there, a year ago my baby daughter Winter was in the NICU (Many of these posts are protected due to sensitivity if you’re a friend just ask me for …

What is an “Offering Manager”?

And for that matter what is an “Offering?” Or a “Product” or a “Feature” and how do you know the difference between them all? What is an Offering Manager at IBM? A Product Manager? What is an Offering? How can you tell the difference between a Product and a Feature? Why can’t you just give …

Veterans Day: Don’t thank us, join us

On this Veterans’ Day, like on previous, I call on you, my fellow citizen, not to thank us Veterans. I call on you to join us. Serve your nation and your fellow citizens, help protect and safeguard them. We are at war with a deadly Pandemic. It is killing more Americans per day than any …

Cyber Security is a Team Sport

Cyber Security is a team sport. And it doesn’t have to be a dull compliance ridden affair with death by powerpoint, click-through web based training and mindless acceptance of each and every concept by rote. I just absolutely blazed through Cory Doctrow’s Little Brother novel series including the latest (potentially stand-alone more adult- focused) Attack …