Archive for November, 2012

11 / 19 / 2012

QR Codes – Are They Worth Your Time?


I don’t know about you, but until a few days ago, I didn’t really care too much about QR codes and thought what a huge gimmick they were. These cryptic block shaped hieroglyphics were everywhere and looked so out of place. read more »

11 / 13 / 2012

Tableau Vivant! – 2012 Tableau Customer Conference Wrap-Up


I recently attended the Tableau Customer Conference in San Diego. The conference was a sea of knowledge that included breakout sessions hosted by both Tableau customers and Tableau employees.

Tableau CEO Christian Chabot opened the conference describing Tableau’s growth and the direction he sees for its future. read more »

11 / 12 / 2012

Forget Windows 8


Forget Windows 8, the real prize is Windows RT.  While others are worried about screen sizes, weight and color, Microsoft has developed a ‘productive’ operating system for the mobile market!  Finally, it’s the year of mobile (just like 2011, 2010 and so on). read more »

11 / 6 / 2012

The Privilege of Perspective


My 11 year old daughter has been showing horses on a global level for two years, prior to that she was showing her horse within Colorado only. Having just qualified for the North American championships for the second year in a row on her horse Jazzy, I recently decided to understand her experience and I SHOWED her horse Jazzy in a category for novice riders.  It was a stunning experience in empathy.  The awe, respect and empathy I now have for my daughter is overwhelming. How in the world can an 11 year old accomplish this on a global competition level? read more »