In my last post I wrote about ways to come up with ideas for side projects and that idea generation is really just problem solving in disguise. I was finally able to cook something up and, interestingly enough, it was the result of a number of random things occurring at the same time and it… Continue reading A Decision is Made
While some of us might consider ourselves to be creative most of us do not. I’ll go with the 80/20 rule here. Twenty percent of us are creative and eighty percent are not. So, as part of the great unwashed 80%, how does one come up with good ideas for side projects? I’m going to… Continue reading Idea Generation for Side Projects
How can we focus on one toy when there are so many cool toys out there? We technologists are living in very interesting times. Our interesting times, however, are a curse and a blessing. Oh, the times they are a-changing…. Once, we worked in a cubicle in an office somewhere plugging away at line of business applications. When… Continue reading When trying to drink from the fire hose it’s probably best to have an idea.