Tao

How difficult it is To stop swimming And let the current alone Carry me to the shore.

Turnover

The onslaught of Linkedin recruiters, changing norms with the younger generation (Of which I am a proud member), and a hundred other factors have had their toll, and as a consequence the average tenure of an employee has decreased to as little as 1 year in highly technical companies. Even if internal recruiters can fill … Continue reading Turnover

The Least Useful Talent

Some people have a knack for seeing the inevitability of failure and try to contribute by pointing out imperfections, road blocks, and problems. That has to be the least useful talent. Foreseeing tragedy. A slightly less useless talent is that of finding good ideas- issuing approval of the vision without a thought toward how it … Continue reading The Least Useful Talent

Hybrid Search in SharePoint 2016

I recently presented at Denver SharePoint Meetup on “Hybrid Search in SharePoint 2016”. It was a really fun experience. I think I earned a few honest chuckles, and hopefully shared some interesting research. I used Sway for the presentation. If you haven’t heard of it before, Sway is a young product for Microsoft that is … Continue reading Hybrid Search in SharePoint 2016

SharePoint is Hard

SharePoint is easy. After about a 30 minute explanation, anyone with average computer skills can start building pages. The pointing and clicking part of SharePoint is straightforward. But SharePoint is hard.  Organizing content or designing a user interface in a way that is intuitive for a broad group of people is very complex. To do that … Continue reading SharePoint is Hard