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Take Back The Heat launched

By Larry Danberger on March 27, 2022

We are happy to announce that TakeBackTheHeat is now in print! Available as a kindle ebook and in printed form, you may now read about TakeBackTheHeat concepts and background in whatever comfortable setting you prefer. Great as gifts for friends and family, it is an easy way to spread the word. Read how we can address global warming and atmospheric heat energy directly, beyond carbon. Interested in saving the planet, not just meeting to discuss and point fingers?

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Cost of Privacy

By Larry Danberger on December 10, 2020

We struggle daily, trying to protect our privacy and our right to privacy, and for those of us in the tech industry we are also committed and trusted to protect the privacy of others. We have witnessed the consequences of those that chose to exploit opportunities of access to information. The quick rise of free social web sites and device tools, where we are the product, have given us great cause to be wary and weary of sharing any personal information.

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Happy New Year 2020

By Larry Danberger on January 1, 2020

New year, new decade, new challenges, bring it on! Happy new year everyone! The 70’s brought (me) minis and micros, dialup bbs’s, ieee and byte magazine. 80’s brought PC’s, x.25 and serial networks, and timeshare. 90’s brought internet, PDA’s, the power of simulation, HTML, mosaic, Usenet everywhere, ITIL, Y2K, and search engines. 00’s brought SCADA full steam, business decision support software, AWS/hosting, mainstream big data, and blogs. 10’s brought Microservices, mainstream VR and AI, data management/governance, data as a product, digital herd mentality, federal inertia, prideful hypocrisy, 7 red lines, reality backlash, regulatory incompetence, and hyperbolic fake news.

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Maturity Model

By Larry Danberger on February 9, 2019

When you search the internet you will find many different maturity models to choose from, searching on terms such as ‘Data Management Maturity Assessment’ or ‘Corporate Maturity Model’. All are essentially providing similar paths to identify the existing characteristics of your team or organization, and are identifying actionable objectives to move forward. What level does your company or team operate at? Review the behaviors and characteristics on the chart below, to determine where you are, and identify where you’d like to be.

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