Unboxing the Remington Monarch

So as I said earlier, I decided to go buy a typewriter.  Just for the tactile feedback and the increased concentration it forces you to have.  I go a little ADHD when I write on a computer, and although that’s OK at some levels I think I’d like the discipline that comes with knowing you …

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Getting IT Right!

This is an article that was written for the February issue of the Queensland Business Review.  It is partly promoting an upcoming ‘Getting IT Right!’ seminar to be held at BDO Kendalls on 21 February 2007.  More information is available on the BDO website www.bdo.com.au. Introduction Stories of failing information technology (IT) projects, IT teams …

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Implementing your online collaboration strategy

My speaker’s notes (not that they bear much resemblance to what was actually said) are to be found here as a downloadable pdf:  Implementing an online collaboration stategy.  This presentation was given at the Blogs, Wikis, and RSS conference in Sydney on August 29th 2006. Implementing your online collaboration strategy We work in a Web …

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High-Definition Television – Oh how sweet it is

I was asked the definitive ‘question in the hallway’ by a partner this week about high-definition TV. I don’t want to become a gadget reviewer, but I thought it was interesting to update the current state of play. The partner in question has just purchased a 50″ plasma TV (drool). Essentially – if you have …

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Blogging and Publishing

Recently blogging was highlighted as being protected in the United States as a member of the fourth estate (journalism), and indeed that article seems to indicate that UK bloggers would have similar protection. My quick bit of research hasn’t been able to dig up what the current position is in Australia, although it seems likely …

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