When it comes to technology, why does IT insist on treating professional business people like children? I realize that's probably an unfair statement, but I can't help but think that every time I read … [Read more...] about Treat Us Like Adults: IT and the Consumerization of IT
TrackVia issued a press release highlighting some key findings from a survey it conducted with 350 front-line business workers. In short, the release confirmed what we’ve long suspected – and heard … [Read more...] about Would You Quit Your Job Because of the Software they Make You Use?
You've heard the saying, "Eat Your Own Dogfood". If not, it simply means using the product or service you offer to your customers. In the wake of my last post about using TrackVia to build our own … [Read more...] about Do You Eat Your Own Dog Food?
As reported by CIO Magazine, the US lags behind countries in emerging markets when it comes to embracing the Consumerization of IT trend, according to a survey conducted by the Accenture Institue of … [Read more...] about Is the United States Lagging Behind in the Citizen Developer Movement?
Maybe this is old news, but it was new to me and I thought it was interesting. iStockphoto.com sent me an email, inviting me to join their referral program (see link below). In short, they provide me … [Read more...] about The Power of Going Viral
Earlier this week, a colleague tossed out a challenge: “I bet you can’t come up with a blog post that ties Thanksgiving and TrackVia?” How could I possibly resist a challenge like that? So here it … [Read more...] about Turkeys and TrackVia
The Wizard of Oz is arguably one of the most iconic films of all time. Due to its timeless message, relatable characters and popularity, The Wizard of Oz is consistently used as a metaphor for other … [Read more...] about Pay No Attention to That Man Behind the Curtain
Have you ever wished there was a blueprint to tell you how to be more effective at your job? Wouldn't it be great if there was a button you could push that would help your boss understand how your … [Read more...] about Blueprint for Success
Earlier this week, we met with Ian Finley, a veteran industry analyst with Gartner. It was our first meeting with Ian, and it was enlightening on multiple fronts. Ian's a smart fellow for sure. If … [Read more...] about Understanding the “Consumerization of IT” Movement