DiscourseWednesday: Attaining technological singularity & the brands of the future

Technological Singularity – is a hypothetical point in the future when technological growth becomes uncontrollable and irreversible, resulting in unfathomable changes to human civilization (Wikipedia). Many envisage this time as one that will be similar to those depicted in the terminator movies (sadly this author didn’t see any of those movies and this may partly be responsible […]

Projects and Project Management

For many years, I have had to repeatedly answer questions on what projects are and what the disciplined practice of project management is and I thought to write a quick and short primer here. This is no way exhaustive, but aimed at answering some of the questions many have about the discipline and possible help […]

Ilé tí a bá fi ito mo

Originally posted to OrderPaper.NG, the premier digital publication connection citizens of Nigeria with their representatives in parliament. However, reproduced below with slight modifications based on a discussion between some respectable users of the Yoruba language here on my facebook timeline. Growing up, my father taught me to read and write the Yoruba language, in as […]

CIO Files

Having spent the better part of the last few months (mentally) as a CIO – not quite officially designated, but have been so indeed, thought and assigned and wrestled responsibilities – and with sights firmly set to contribute to employer’s (and eventually own business’) bottom-line by taking strategic advantage of IT/IS, I elected to start this string of blog […]

Book publishing: Gets easier for the indie publisher

In truth indies have existed for a while long time. I know quite a few, across industries. Myself a self published author, I know going indie isn’t always the plan at the outset and isn’t always as easy as deciding to go indie. In my case, in 2004/5 when the first draft of my book was completed, […]

They are here! Wearable computers [updated]

Ok, so I missed the grand entry of wearable computers*. The entourage possibly slipped by whilst I caught a quick shuteye. But they are here and if you, like me a few moments before electing to write this post, was waiting for a/the grand launch of wearable computer devices, well you missed it and may have […]

Some of the things that will kill your project (and your reputation along the way)

Boil the Ocean

Read this exciting follow-up article by Tech Republic’s Justin James titled: More classic software development mistakes and thought to share the same below. Whilst Justin’s title and essay might have focused on software development, the listed pitfalls are applicable in almost all project environments – just take out the specific mentions of software and software jargon’s and […]