Pour Me Another Cup Of Coffee

Since 2012 I’ve been gradually eliminating things that I feel have kept me from being healthy.  The first thing to go was tobacco. Committed to the concept, I went cold turkey without support groups, drugs, patches or hypnosis. Simply threw the last pack away and said I wasn’t going to smoke again.

I’ve recently been presented with the recent hypothesis on another potentially addictive substance on which I partake daily.

Here are the top ten reasons that you should stop, or limit your consumption of coffee. ln.is/idealbite.com/…

10 Reasons to Stop Drinking Coffee NOW! – IdealBite – Linkis.com I’m going to make an announcement that will cause most of our readers to want to turn off their computers and literally throw them out the window. I recomm

So we’re all on the same page, I’m a huge coffee drinker. I’m the guy that bought the 50+ cup coffee maker at the office so we wouldn’t have to stop to make coffee all the time.

However my 30+ year history with Tobacco should tell you that I’m not afraid to give up a vice.  Something clicked a few years ago that prompted me to evaluate what I wanted to keep and what I wanted to jettison. Cigarettes went out the side portal and now I’m contemplating whether coffee should go too.

Another friend of mine presented this…..

The Science Behind Coffee and Why it’s Actually Good for Your Health Coffee isn’t just warm and energizing, it may also be extremely good for you. In recent years, scientists have studied the effects of coffee on various aspects of health and their results have been nothing short of amazing.

Frankly, I think both of these links have some merit.  For now this falls into the “I think I’ll cut back to a couple of cups per day” category until I can research it some more.

That Kind Of Commitment And Effort Deserves And Demands Your Respect. This Is Your Team.

Just as companies are gearing up plans to make use of cloud computing, the number of suppliers is shrinking ow.ly/NoYLk

Information Technology is an industry that changes while you’re sleeping at night.  As a solutions provider, the trick is to play it with a zone defense.  Trying to go man to man will always have the bigger/better players pushing around you. Know your size, speed and skills and you can still win the game.

Oh….sorry for the basketball reference. But you’ll always perform better as a team by remembering what got you to the playoffs, your training, your basic skills, and focusing on your strengths. For some reason the movie Hoosiers popped in my mind…..

That all said, the linked article is pretty enlightening on what’s going on in the industry today.

Clouds Ready For Enterprise? Gartner Says Few Are – InformationWeek Amazon’s innovations and services give it an edge with enterprises, while Microsoft, Google, IBM, VMware, and CenturyLink nip at its heels.

We Have To Break The Habit To Move Forward

The CDO title represents the recognition that we can no longer do business in the “industrial age” way. ln.is/www.cio.com/ar…

CIO-CDO Dual Role Reinforces the Digital Commitment – Linkis.com Dave Truzinksi discusses the addition of Chief Digital Officer to his CIO responsibilities at NII Holdings

Deep Freezing Your End-Users

At educational institutions these solutions keep users from taking down systems all the time. ln.is/computerworld.…

Locking down your end-users’ computers – Linkis.com There are more time-consuming ways to do this, but using the steady-state feature in Windows is Good Enough.