The Shingle is Out – Starting a Business

Performegy is open for business.  I always thought about starting my own company, but I never had the kick in the pants to do it.  Job elimination is a great motivator.  After 23+ years with Bank of America and its predecessors in the Boston area, I received the proverbial pink slip (really, just a 3 minute […]

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I Know Almost Nothing About Big Data

I am officially “in-between jobs”.  It’s permitted me the opportunity to determine what’s next.  Thanks to Heather Townsend and Jon Baker, authors of “The Go-To Expert”, for giving me the courage to write this blog, and for Josh Bernoff being the voice in my head while I write (which is creepy because we met only […]

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It’s not so simple

I’m trying to clean up my home office and get rid of things I have not used in a long time. My goal is to eliminate the clutter and simplify. It is not easy to make that leap and get rid of things. While I’m not a hoarder, there is a lot of stuff that fits into the […]

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Big Data – With apologies to Twain and Disraeli

I was reviewing the metrics associated with my first blog post last week and trying to determine how they are meaningful.  They made me think of the saying “lies, damned lies, and statistics” attributed to Mark Twain or Benjamin Disraeli (which could take me off on a Cream tangent for you classic rockers).  What does […]

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