September 20, 2018

When is it Time To Build the Next Gen Version?

Why a keep, build, or buy analysis is crucial to every CTO’s future It’s 2 a.m. the night before you, the CTO (chief technology officer), promised to push a new release of your mission-critical application. Notices have already been distributed to all your employees and clients letting them know tomorrow […]
October 19, 2017

Is It Time to Upgrade to a Modern Technology Stack?

As a deep technologist (thanks West Monroe for constantly drilling that term into my head), I am often asked if someone’s company is built on modern technology, and, if not, should I look to upgrade. Let’s take a look at the root causes of this question and then how you […]
October 14, 2017

Why I Quit Being My Own Boss

As many of my friends and colleagues know, for almost a decade I was my own boss. I ran a successful consulting business (Pongworks Consulting, formerly Adalyze Technologies) that had over $5M in revenue since the day I started it and over $3M in just the last 3 years. While […]
October 9, 2017

Getting Paid to Assess Tech

The subject of my article here might give you a pause.  I literally get paid to be a cynical pain in the rear every day.  My job, leading tech diligence projects for private equity firms, requires me to listen to a company pitch why their technology is so great and […]