Blackbaud acquires Convio

January 17th, 2012  |  Published in Musings  |  4 Comments

So, today Blackbaud has announced that it is acquiring Convio. What do you think? I am gathering my thoughts and will publish something soon.


Guess what? Steve Jobs was human

October 24th, 2011  |  Published in Musings

Only a few weeks ago, the entire tech community was in tears over Steve Jobs death. Today, I watched the live stream of a very popular weekly webcast focused on technology. Not surprisingly, the main topic was Steve Jobs. His official/unofficial biography will be released tomorrow and 60 Minutes featured the biography's author on tonight's episode.Clearly, Jobs was a complicated person. The discussion on the webcast appropriately focused on some of his faults. However, the discussion went off rails just a bit and the some of the same people who were in tears a few weeks ago were Read more [...]

Pardon our Dust

October 18th, 2011  |  Published in Musings

I think the potential that Google+ has for connecting people with similar interests and engaging those people is very high. Facebook owns a large portion of the Social Graph. LinkedIn owns a large portion of the Job Networking Graph.I think Google+ might be able to win the battle over the Interest Graph.As a result, I am shifting all of my blog posting over to Google+. I will still be maintaining my WordPress based website. In fact, there is a great WordPress plugin that will cross-post my Google+ posts directly into my WordPress blog.I am looking forward to diving deep into Google+ and engaging Read more [...]