The Power of our Words and Thoughts

Believe it or not, our words and thoughts have massive impact in the world around us. We all probably grew up hearing “sticks and stones may break my bones but your words will never hurt me”. I recently discovered this is far from the truth based on an experiment I tinkered with. I’m known for... Continue Reading →

Prisoner of Legacy Systems

At some point, old software installed, just has to go away. The million dollar question is when. After recently experience of having a legacy system for about 8 years too long that prompted me to blog on this topic. I’ve seen the impact first hand with regard to project timelines, business climate changes, and constant tickets to... Continue Reading →

Getting Started with Java API’s

The Java API Web Service Cheap Seats Where does it all start to get rocking with cool Java API Web Services? Technology: API | JSON | REST | HTTP API – Application Programming Interface, a set of programming instructions and standards for accessing a Web-based software application or Web tool. A company releases its API to the public so that other... Continue Reading →

The Laws of Architecture Ignorance

Over the years I encountered many good mistakes and failures that has helped me mature either through my own modest ignorance or at someone else’s expense. When we hear words such as “mistake” or “failure”, we have a tendency of immediately entrenching a negative perception in our minds. We all know the common clichés of failures since you cannot read for more than 2-3 minutes on any blog site without seeing an inspirational quote that either tries to make us feel good about our own failures or not be afraid to embrace them


Those who are constantly thinking and searching for better tools and ways of getting from A to Z, eventually find themselves through the technology maze not feeling like that a blind squirrel searching for a tasty traditional nut to eat. You start asking yourself “What can add longevity and flexibility to a business capability?” or maybe even “How can we future-proof nuts?”

Another Neat Technical acronym – “ANT”

What a clever and fun technology acronym for such an inadvertent use of both a social insect and a cool way of naming an Application! It stands for “Another Neat Tool” which was coined by author “James Duncan Davidson”. He also has a developer book titled “Cocoa in a Nutshell”…the name cracks me up! For... Continue Reading →

The Ugly four letter word – “Busy”

I have removed this word from my vocabulary as it’s such a 4 letter word to hear someone say (especially in business). I am guilty of using it in the past and since have consciously keep myself from ever using it again…Be “Productive” instead! We all hear someone respond with the word “busy” in our... Continue Reading →

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