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Get Your Tech Body Fit (Step 4. Time for Recovery)

Maintaining motivation to stay on a tech body fitness track requires proper recovery time. Staying ahead of competitors and keeping pace with collaborators is an endless struggle punctuated by personal bests. Inspiration can come from tales of caution as well

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Get Your Tech Body Fit (Step 3. Build Endurance)

Part 3 of 4 in a series Based on my own professional experience, technology departments spring to life from real live business needs. Technology staffing begins by pulling over technophiles from other disciplines. When a needed skill set is missing,

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Get Your Tech Body Fit (Step 2. Strengthen Your Core)

Part 2 of 4 in a series Take a look at your tech body: those people, processes, and products that represent your organization’s pure technical capability. Does an amazing variety of languages, methodologies, and systems make or save money? Or

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Let Innovations Flow Across the Enterprise

From my experience in line production, use of external software and especially software provided in a service model, is disruptive to the prevailing paradigm. Competing alternatives were limited to self-hosted or local computing applications. Even when acquired by the largest

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