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Updated the Master Learning List

Added various additional valuable sources of free books, CSS, and programming related items. http://aftershox.com/learning-list/  

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The master reading list – initial posting

The master reading list – initial posting

Staying informed and continuously acquiring knowledge is key to maintaining one’s value. I’ve added a page where I’ll maintain the master list of knowledge sources that I typically scan through looking for interesting stuff to read. Dedicated Link: http://aftershox.com/learning-list/ Getting Started: The easiest way to aggregate all these sources of content is to use the http://my.yahoo.com portal to source in most of...

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CIO Pocket MBA: Economic Positioning of the I.T Organization

CIO Pocket MBA: Economic Positioning of the I.T Organization

Background: Recently I completed the CIO Pocket MBA program at Boston University. This was a fantastic experience that I highly recommend to any leader in the I.T space. The insightful and inspiring professors are reputable thought leaders who have spent years researching various aspects of technology, management, business, and financials. Additionally learning from industry peers was equally valuable. During my time there I feverishly...

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If I were 22

If I were 22

I received an email from LinkedIn regarding an #IfIWere22 series for young professionals who are graduating this year and what advice would I give. This is a re-post of my LinkedIn post. Painting the picture If I Were 22 In my early 20’s the Internet and Web were just coming out. It was really only known to techies, and keep in mind this was an era of dial up modems. Which was an incredible time as a technologist as I could see the...

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Pocket MBA – Managing Disruption & Change

Pocket MBA – Managing Disruption & Change

Background: Recently I completed the CIO Pocket MBA program at Boston University. This was a fantastic experience that I highly recommend to any leader in the I.T space. The insightful and inspiring professors are reputable thought leaders who have spent years researching various aspects of technology, management, business, and financials. Additionally learning from industry peers was equally valuable. During my time there I feverishly...

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CIO Pocket MBA at Boston University

CIO Pocket MBA at Boston University

Earlier in April I had the pleasure of attending the CIO Pocket MBA hosted at Boston University. The classes were fantastic, and if you’re in any kind of an I.T Leadership role I highly recommend attending this class. It’s intense, fast, and covers a wide variety of topics presented by some of the most amazing professors I’ve ever seen. I was a bit skeptical over how current a university could be as I feel that most tend...

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Early stage pilot users – discussing value over functionality

Early stage pilot users – discussing value over functionality

Context I’ve been working on a startup that’s in its pre-alpha stages (completely self-funded), and taking cues from the Lean Startup movement conducting a continuous series of experiments in order to validate if we’re going in the right direction or if we need to pivot.  I can’t go into too much detail on what the service is yet, but at a broad level it’s a service to achieve a strong state of health. In this...

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