Collaboration

I attended the Houston TechFest today, and am now finding it difficult to sleep with all of the new knowledge and relationships filling my mind. I finally decided to get out of bed and put some of my thoughts in writing. The Fest was great. There are a few good reasons to attend an event like this. It's free. You get to meet new people with common interests. Employment opportunities are there if you are looking for them. You almost certainly learn something (if not many things). There are lot's of ......
Many of those who know me (probably my only blog readers) know that I started a new job at the beginning of the year. At that time, I started working from home full-time, with the occasional trip to the client site. Working from home had many positives and a few negatives. On the positive side, I saved a lot on gas, I have been able to spend a lot more time with my family, and I've been able to take care of things at the house that I would normally have to take time off for. At times, my focus was ......
I was talking to a former coworker and good friend of mine today. He suggested that I include, in my blog, my experiences of working from home. At my new job I am working from home almost every day. There are certainly many benefits (like fewer trips to the gas pump), but there are also some drawbacks. The most obvious drawback that I have already encountered is the difficulty in collaboration. Essentially, this is part of the reason I started this blog to begin with. I am new to the bubble-boy environment, ......