The UK government has a new policy for controlling IT contracts, and it's worth importing to the United States.
Dave and Gunnar on smoking funny cigarettes, OpenShift all over the place, motorcycles, hacking Gunnar's house (in a bad way), how to ask for help, and how to receive help like a gentleman.
A brief review of exit strategies and shared services. With Wallace Shawn.
I'll be speaking at two events in DC the week of 21 April. Come say hi!
Chris Uttenweiler over at DLT doesn't care for all this talk of cloud lock-in. He thinks it's an inflated problem, blown out of proportion by "third-tier" providers and "self-titled" consultants. He's wrong.
I'm accustomed to a certain amount of bluster and grim cynicism when I talk to customers. It's a bad time to be running an IT shop these days, especially in government. Even before we meet, my relationship with a customer is already strained: I'm a vendor, and most vendors have only two interests: 1) the … Continue reading IT as Manufacturing