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TweetAs some of you may know, I have spent a fair amount of my time in the last few years designing and improving multi-tennant hosting environments. Each revision attempts to learn from the mistakes of...

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TweetI dont doubt that vendors have a tight line to walk when it comes maintaining their brand integrity. To build up a skill set in the market the certification teams put in many weeks developing...

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The Smartest Guy in the Room

July 8, 2013 | 6 Comments

TweetThere is one thing that anybody who has been in a room with me longer than 5 minutes can tell you – I am not a smart guy! I have lots of smart friends. I...

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TweetI may not be the most “travelled” person in the world, but over the past couple of years I have managed to find myself in several places across Asia, the Pacific Islands and also the...

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The VAR-y good upsides to being a consultant!

February 25, 2013 | 5 Comments

TweetEarlier today Ethan Banks wrote a really good blog posts about “Thoughts on Working as a Consultant for a VAR“. I found his point of view quite interesting and I will say I can understand...

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Midnight in Silicon Valley

February 17, 2013 | 7 Comments

TweetThe Setup So there I was, setting up my “command centre” for the 15 hour flight from Sydney to San Jose via San Francisco. I had my Macbook and my iPad fully charged, as well...

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TweetI have a bee in my bonnet. After my last post full of love and bromance, this one is full of hate and vitriol – and I don’t apologise! We have all seen many presentations...

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Pessimistic Engineering

September 6, 2012 | 9 Comments

TweetI don’t know about you, but I am regularly told “You worry too much” or “You don’t need to worry about that”. Sometimes its “What are the chances of that ever happening?”. These are things...

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SlackArse of the Year – 2011

January 6, 2012 | 1 Comments

TweetHey All, I know I have kind of been MIA for the past 3 months. Ivan reminded me recently that I haven’t actually published a single post since September, so I wanted to give a...

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Finally – I am a swimming pool!

May 18, 2011 | 3 Comments

TweetOk all, Im going to let out a secret. Long ago when I was a small child (long before I dreamed of being a janitor), when people would ask me what I wanted to be...

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