Process Is Profit

If you want to profit as an IT professional you need to have a repeatable process for whatever service or product it is that you provide. You cannot rely on your creativity, talent, or technical knowledge to earn you money. Instead it is your collection of processes that is the cornerstone upon which you build a profitable IT career. Your talent will help you gain technical knowledge. Your technical knowledge will

Sometimes Free is Expensive

A friend asked me what I thought of the Xen hypervisor this week, and I gave him my opinion of it. Now I will not get into my friend’s business or my opinion of Xen here. One is another person’s private business that he allowed me to be privy to, and the other is a matter of my personal taste influenced by my experiences. What I will share with you today is that one of the reasons that Xen was being con