Culture of Quality

Photo by ThisisEngineering RAEng on Unsplash A healthy software organization thrives on many items but none may be as important as Quality.

Numeronyms: My New Favorite -nym

Until recently, I had never heard the term “numeronym.” When I realized what the word signifies, I was dumbstruck.

Contracting Better Projects

Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash Contracts ruin software projects as much, if not more than, poor execution or client blockers.

Data: How Do You Fake It Til You Make It?

Photo by Gabriella Clare Marino on Unsplash Recently, I was working on a proposal with some other Skookumites reviewing our dazzling slide deck that was sure to enamor the potential client and win the day for our blessed company.

It's Blogging Again

NOTE: ANY CONTENT ON THIS BLOG BEFORE THIS POST WAS DONE ALMOST A DECADE (OR MORE) PRIOR.

Kycking My Career in the Pants

2020-08-09: All the links in this post are dead. :(

Using RobotLegs to Create a Widget for the ArcGIS Viewer for Flex

I submitted two talks to last week’s ESRI Developers Summit, one of which was not selected.

ESRI DevSummit 2011: Daz(zl)ed and Confused

As I am flying back to Charlotte from another ESRI DevSummit, my head is awash in a storm of possibility, hope, and worry.

Review: Building Location-Aware Applications

Recently, @manningbooks asked for reviewers of “Location-Aware Applications” by Richard Ferraro and Murat Aktihanoglu.

2011 ESRI Dev Summit: Prologue

Yay! One of my presentations was selected for the User Presentation track at ESRI Developers Summit.