Measure the Problem – Science versus Subjective

As technologists we love to solve problems. Give us a challenge and fear not we will derive a solution, but do we really understand the problem we are trying to fix? How do we know we actually fixed the problem?

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Furniture Making and the Art of Business Analysis

How does furniture making and business analysis have anything in common? In the physical world how you put together a kitchen chair is not the same as how you put together a business requirements document. But they do share a few common principals.

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A 17th Century Monk’s Career Advice

While I surfed the great wave of information about career development in Google, I discovered “The Art of Worldly Wisdom – Maxims of Baltasar Gracian”. I was intrigued at a 17th century monk’s career advice still applies to the 21st century.

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