<ed.note>I enjoy pelting John Larson and Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson of the "Work Sucks, How to Fix It" movement occasionally with my 4 cents (adjusting for inflation). This post is an edited version of a recent stream of consciousness email. It occurs to me that there is a parallel IT movement to Results-Only Work […]

Finally… ROWE Enabling Technologies Adopt Greenspiel

"Videoconferencing can help save the planet", by Doug Beizer, One of the most effective ways to reduce carbon emissions is to limit the amount of driving and flying employees must do for work. Videoconferencing has been around for years, and the most recent incarnations of the technology could entice organizations to revisit the idea […]


Happy Belated Birthday, @ed_dodds !!! You are a source of knowledge for #socialgood and I’m so glad you were born. March, 2018 Neelley Hicks, Harper Hill Global Ed, just wanted to say I appreciate you looking out for Angie. Much appreciated. There aren’t many well-wishers like you around. January, 2017 Neal Lachman, Group CEO, Angie […]

Draft Agenda BIG DATA Workshop June 13-14

Day 1: 8:30 – 8:45: Introduction 8:45-10:15: Keynote Ian Foster, Argonne National Lab Michael Stonebraker, SciDB Neal Ziring, NSA, Technical Director of Information Assurance Directorate 10:15-10:30 Break 10:30- 12:00 Session 1: Data & Algorithms Mike Franklin, Director, AMPlab, UC Berkeley Kirk Borne, Professor of AstroPhysics and Computational Science, George Mason University Arie Shoshani, DOE Data […]


One the one hand there’s all this big data and HPC in the cloud while on the other hand there’s all this money in the air, yet LinkedIn still considers management in distributed organizations A NONSTANDARD SKILL. Gallup’s Chairman, Jim Clifton says there’s a Coming Jobs War global in scope and apparently San Francisco thinks […]

Diabetes Is No Fun, but It Can Be a Game

<ed.note>UPDATE: OK, I admit it took a little longer than I thought it would and I had assumed it would be the cable guys rather than the gamebox folks–it was actually a consumer|innovator who did the work (yea, open innovation). Thanks to Brian Dolan from for the pointer to the article. OLD COMMENTS: I […]

Freeing up mobile workers

Posted on Mon, Apr 05, 2010 – 05:47 am on | Management’s perceived need to be co-located with their health workers when any kind of “real work” is to be done limits the advancement of eHealth and healthcare mobility. Technologies like Cisco’s HealthPresence, applications like PatientKeeper, and remote disease monitoring are dead before […]

My Pro results-only work environments rant at Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson and their team at have made it their mission to promote “results-only work environments”. They have a Linkedin GoROWE Group and a blog at their web page. I think it is asinine that as we build out global broadband, cloud computing and distributed computing like World Community […]