Category Archives: Software Companies

Tesla manufacturers mobile computers

On May 23, Consumer Reports declined to recommend the Tesla Model 3 due to higher-than-ideal stopping distance. Seven (7) (!) days later Tesla released a software update that reduced stopping distance which, in turn, provoked Consumer Reports to issue a … Continue reading

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Apple missed a HUGE boat

I love my Apple Watch.  The modular watch face with complications from each of: personal calendar (Apple cal) work calendar (Fantastical) weather (Accueeather) battery level (built-in) fitness circles (built-in) is EXACTLY what I want in a watch face.  Soon, I’ll … Continue reading

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Turning employees into stark raving fans

A simple idea with difficult implementation.  Making your employees stark-raving fans.  The issue?  Leadership shortcomings.  The value of turning employees into fans can’t be better expressed than in this blog post from Tony Robbins: ARE YOU TREATING YOUR EMPLOYEES LIKE … Continue reading

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Stick to your guns; or, WHY would we EVER need THAT data?!

Note to my colleagues:  this blog post is a reminder to myself that I need to stick to my guns. 🙂 I’ve long believed there are interesting and non-obvious patterns in human behavior. Uber recently shared their discovery that Uber … Continue reading

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Software has eaten the car and it’s NOT good

Not sure how I missed this… On Jul 21, 2015 Wired Magazine ran a story by Andy Greenberg titled “Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It.” According to the story, hackers were able to remotely take control over only instrumentation and … Continue reading

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If a tree falls in a forest; If a packet crosses a network

Some observations of late: The only reason to have a network is so that application traffic can traverse it. The days of network engineers being able to keep up by typing IOS commands are quickly coming to an end Network … Continue reading

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Seriously – SDN is going to explode

I recently joined CFN Services (check it out – despite my new bias – cool stuff :).  At CFN Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) is a massive topic.  Our CEO, Mark Casey (LinkedIn), talks about how prevalent dematerialization is.  Below, Peter … Continue reading

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