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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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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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Sharing a little problem solving story

Sharing a little problem solving story

Thought I’d share this recent event. A non-technical colleague at work asked me to see if I could open up what he thought was an Excel spreadsheet, sent by another person to him. He wanted to rule out that it wasn’t an Excel version issue (I’m running 2010, him 2003). Like him, I was getting the same error, “file format is not valid.” However the subject of the email, as forwarded from the original sender,...

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