Category Archives: Culture

a blog of ideas, links, and musings.

People, Users, or Whatever Floats Your Boat


Don Norman discusses the nomenclature used to describe the people designers design for. Peter Merholz also comments on Don’s article. Frankly, I think this was a throw-away article by Dr. Norman. Certainly I believe that the words we use to characterize a group can then reflect our motivations and... Read more

Daily Reads


Wall Street Journal

Upon coming to work this morning, I noticed a stack of newspapers left outside of the building for our senior management - CEO, CFO, Read more

Effective Culture Change in the FBI


I recently read a CIO Magazine article that discusses some of problems the FBI has faced while attempting to implement technical solutions. Although technology projects have been successfully implemented, there still exists a culture that mimimizes the importance of these solutions. The article states Azmi [FBI CIO] is aware... Read more