“Disruptive technology” is an oft-misused term

Disruptive technology

It’s less about the tech and more about the decision-making process flaws. Continue Reading


Welcome to the Easy Work Era

Easy Work

We over-complicate a lot of things about work in an effort to feel relevant. Continue Reading


A project management dashboard ain’t gonna save you

Project Management Dashboard

Tech doesn’t always save you. Continue Reading


Adoption of technology: Don’t whiff on this

Adoption of technology

Another area where communication and empathy would benefit us all. Continue Reading


Technology killed recruiting

How Technology Killed Recruiting

At most organizations, the idea of daily deliverables murdered strategy. I also often think that the sheer concept of “head count” murdered innovation. You can add another one to the “X-Thing In Business” murdered “Y-Thing In Business” column: technology damn near slashed recruiting’s effectiveness… Continue Reading


We should probably stop considering mobile as “a fad”

Mobile Traffic And Informed Populations

I’ve talked to a lot of random high-middle-management people in my life who have told me that there isn’t really a logical reason to invest in mobile, because it’s a “fad.” (As in, “Well, something else will come along.”) I… Continue Reading


Incubators probably don’t actually work that well

Maybe incubators don't really work

In our grand race to deify the Bay Area culture while ignoring the fact that modern-day San Francisco may someday go the way of Detroit (and simultaneously ignoring the fact that Steve Jobs himself predicted the demise of the tech industry), we… Continue Reading


No shit, Facebook can cause depression

Facebook and Depression

People love to breathlessly analyze any stats about Facebook, largely because it’s at the center of a lot of people’s social universes. I think most logical people — remember: most people aren’t necessarily logical — can understand that Facebook probably isn’t the… Continue Reading