The truth about IT managers.

Part 2 of 3 – The Truth is…. I’ll share some truths about developers, managers, and processes in IT. Just what is an IT Manager? The management career path in the Information Technology field is often a major “fork in the road” or decision point. Individuals weigh options between maintaining their technical skills and job assignments with responsibility for managing Read More …

The truth about IT developers.

Part 1 of 3 – The Truth is …. I’ll share some truths about developers, managers, and processes in IT. I almost became an IT developer. I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Georgia Tech. The curriculum was heavily weighted towards programming to teach computer science concepts and initially I thought I would become a developer. Read More …

Saving (and spending) pennies

A penny spar’d is twice got. The root of our well known proverb “A penny saved is a penny earned” is traced to George Herbert’s Outlandish Proverbs (1640). The idea is that by keeping a penny, you have the penny to count in-hand rather than counting the penny spent. Hence the thought ‘twice got’.  Over time the phrase was evolved Read More …