I am much more of fox than hedgehog. No, I don’t blog every day, but it’s fair to say that I’m pretty prolific. On this site alone, you’ll find a boatload of posts on higher education, Big Data, technology, management, platforms, communications, analytics, and other topics. They generally fall into the following buckets: insights, provocations, musings, predictions, and rants. I write more about big ideas than listicles and snackable content. Finally, I inject humor often into my posts and despise jargon. Click here to see an interactive word cloud and heat map of my posts’ tags.
This is the course that I wish I had taken when I started writing in 2008.
Thoughts on my recent tour of an insanely large facility.
It doesn’t take that much effort to visualize user-generated data.
The company’s explanation doesn’t come close to passing the smell test.
Powerful new applications allow for greater insights and help overcome the IT-business divide.
Thoughts on new applications and old ideas.
Why not make a simple PowerPoint slide a little more interactive?
Thoughts on ways to expand their thinking about using data in their careers.
Digital breadcrumbs may help curtail a growing problem.
When it comes to survey design, Stephen Covey is absolutely right.
Anyone who knows anything about Theranos should take her claims with a 50-lb. bag of salt.
Thoughts on a recent gig.
At least in one regard, Jeff Bezos’ letter couldn’t have arrived at a more opportune time.
A decade ago, my first book hit the shelves.
File this under ‘better late than never.’