Thinking BIG, going BIG and using Rag week for inspiration

Web definitions Rag Week: a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities. wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn First off, read this -> Seven pieces of advice for an epic Rag week. Second, know that this Friday blog has nothing to do with technology – well sort of.  Rather, this has…

What is a technology evangelist?

What exactly do you do? It is a question I have been asked more than once, especially after seeing my business card or hear my title, “Chief Technology Evangelist”, mentioned.  Fortunately more and more companies and organizations are becoming familiar with the role of the tech evangelist.  Probably the most well known Technology Evangelist is Guy…

Is innovation still top of mind? Where I believe our industry is headed.

It wasn’t that long ago Apple Computer was started in the Jobs’ family garage, the first Sun workstation was cobbled together with spare parts leading to the founding of Sun Microsystems by  Vinod Khosla, Andy Bechtolsheim, and Scott McNealy.  NetApp’s founders, Hitz, Lau and Malcolm entered the appliance market with its network attached storage solution, competing with…