Month: August 2011

LinkedIn for Resumes

LinkedIn allowing companies to post jobs is brilliant.  What better way to promote a job than through your LinkedIn network?  What better first question to have an answer to then, “Do I know anyone who’s worked with this person?”  I may be on the record as saying that LinkedIn is…

The Speed of Innovation: The 30 Year Anniversary of the IBM PC

This month is the 30 year anniversary of IBM producing its first personal computer, the IBM 5150.  It had absolutely no connection to the internet or network and no speakers.  It had little built in functionality, requiring the user to develop their own applications in BASIC.  It cost upwards of…

Productivity in and out of “the Office”

I moved back up to Pittsburgh in December of last year, but continue to work for the company that I moved down to Charlotte to help get started.  I’m back in the office once a month or so, and it really has me thinking about where and how I’m most…