I wanted to share a post I just read “Myth Busting Monday: Cloud Means Less Control” because more and more of my customers are finding ways to find appropriate cloud services.
Are you so busy running around doing active things that you never actually accomplish anything? Are you so busy being “busy” that you’re not “productive”? If so, this is the book for you: “Simplify Everything: Get Your Team From Do-Do to Done-Done With One Surefire Process” by Steve Epner.
In the past, I wrote about our industry influencers.
I get all types of reactions on my blog posts. Some people give me strong words of encouragement to continue with exactly what I’m doing, while others think I’m entirely off-base. I do realize the comments I get strongly tend to come based on my own background and writing style. The bottom line is that I’m one of “those negative technical people.”
I recently had two particular paperless lab experiences in the healthcare sector that I thought could give us a different perspective on the paperless lab and how people use it.
One problem we run into is when customers try to solve their problems with tools. Sometimes, they become fixed on a specific device, such as an iMac or a specific piece of software, such as insisting an ELN will fix all their problems. Without understanding the problem, that’s not typically true.
These days, nothing truly seems to be new but just a rehash of something old. Just last week, I was looking at someone’s screen full of XML (extensible markup language) code and it dawned on me that, for all the exciting talk in the last twenty or so years about markup languages that they’re actually quite old.
Today, the main topic on the radio happens to be the news regarding gathering the private data of citizens. There has been some talk about what is and isn’t secret. In some ways, we liken our data security to the ability to keep a secret. There’s sometimes a lot of discussion about how to keep secrets. Some people will ask questions such as, “Who do we tell? How do we distribute it?”
Last night, I attended a Mobile Monday/Girl Develop IT joint meeting talking about the hot topics in mobile computing coming out of the Apple and Google conferences.
As I occasionally like to do, I’m writing today’s post as a response to a search phrase that brought someone to this blog. The phrase was “how to identify if something is gxp.”