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Toffler's Top 40 in the Next 40
January 04, 2011

Alvin Toffler has submitted his idea on the top 40 in the next 40 years. He did quite well 40 years ago with his predictions in Future Shock. I wonder what you think of these predictions.

Vision for Education in 21st Century
December 21, 2010

How can people who are "digital immigrants" help "digital natives" learn? Technology offers the revolutionize the way we learn and help people learn. However we all need help to learn the new language. Project X is always on the lookout...

CoffeeCAST - #56 - Carbon Footprint Reporting
July 07, 2010

Welcome to the 56th CoffeeCAST with Stephen Hayward of Project X Ltd. Today I welcome Scott Boundy as guest moderator with Michael Ianni-Palarchio and me where we discuss the building of a Carbon Footprint Reporting application where we followed our...

CoffeeCAST - #55 - One Version of the Truth and Consulting
May 31, 2010

Welcome to the 55th CoffeeCAST with Stephen Hayward of Project X Ltd. It is a spring cleanup type of coffeecast where we want to talk about how to create efficiency in capturing unstructured project related information. I have asked Michael...

What Tools to Use?
April 07, 2010

I was asked an interesting question recently with regards to what tools I used for carrying out strategy sessions or business requirements gathering.  In truth, I use a wide range of techniques, exercises and software tools when carrying out

Why Some People are More Successful
April 06, 2010

Is your birth date important if you are a hockey player?  Do you know that 70% of NHL hockey players were born in the first three months of the year?  The book "Outliers"  (see

Data modelling
April 06, 2010

Blog posted here.

Women's Hockey Team Takes The Gold
March 29, 2010

I am pleased to announce that your Bell Women`s Hockey team had a wonderful time this weekend at the Bell President’s Hockey Tournament and for the Olympic year was able to bring back the GOLD Medal !!! So congratulations to Manon and the team.

Data modeling as a career
March 24, 2010

For a long time I've never thought of Data Modeling as a full time job. For me it was more a step along the way to getting a database built. A tool to fiddle with data concepts until the data fell into place so that the database could be built and the a

Another Model for Change - Senge
March 21, 2010

Is a good model for change "To Drive Change?"    Peter Senge in a tape called "The Dance of Change" talks about how we cannot drive change, we need to nurture it.  His example is growing plants to produce