CoffeeCAST – #28 – Disruption, Evolution and Change

Welcome to the 28th CoffeeCAST with Stephen Hayward of Project X.  Oh my god get ready to put those white shoes away it is almost labour day.  So it is a lovely day here and Labour Day is almost upon us. With all the activity over the last couple of weeks I have done some thinking on

Xtreme Data Warehousing – Passport

So it finally made it into main stream that the Canadian Government is looking into facial recognition for passport control. Take a look at this IT Business Article. As discussed in previous examples of extreme data warehousing the technology is there.  This is even a more passiv

CoffeeCAST – #25 – Mind Shift

Welcome to the 25th CoffeeCAST with Stephen Hayward of Project X.  We are just coming off a long weekend in Canada (Simcoe day in Ontario).  A great weekend and a time to develop some discussion ideas.  Today I fly solo and discuss the idea of the ability to do a mind shift.  So in to

CoffeeCAST – #24 – Bridging the Gap

Welcome to the 24th CoffeeCAST with Stephen Hayward of Project X.  It is a hot one here in Toronto and I bring you a great conversation I had with Jim post some corporate and personal development work we have been doing at Project X. Jim and I thought that today we would share out con

Innovation without Execution

Over the past few weeks we have been really drilling into results oriented approaches.  As this is an innovative approach to delivering results I have been thinking on the value of execution as being equivalent to innovation. Innovation without Execution is useless.  I often

Information as a Service

As I do every day I was reading some blogs in my RSS reader.  Morgan over at Architected Information wrote a great post yesterday called "Who will be the next VisiCalc".  So after I stepped out of my reverie of thinking back to Engineering school and using that too

50Tb DVD – Portable eXtreme Data Warehousing

What would you do if you had an optical drive with 50Tb of storage capacity?  EDW everywhere?  This is still early stage stuff, but a great possibility in the world of eXtreme Data Warehousing. Professor V Renugopalakrishnan of Harvard University has taken some genetically m

I Now Need to MindMap my Innovation Posts

There has been so much discussion over the last couple of weeks on Innovation I am going to have to use Mind Manager to map my thoughts.  Should be interesting to see how it changes or evolves my thinking.

Leadership Edge

Had some great discussions yesterday with people, but one stood out from the morning.  In talking with a client and discussing the different views and ideas around innovation and the role of IT in the modern organization, he started talking about "Leadership Edge". 

Innovation is there Still Room for More

This seems to be a week of discussions on innovation.  Maybe it is just on my mind so I am getting involved in more conversations.  But it all came to a head when in a discussion with a chef friend of mine last night over a great meal (thanks Mark – sorry about the foo