The Basics of SWOT Analysis

I’ve had the opportunity to do some thinking about SWOT analyses lately. When I was working through my undergraduate program (and even now in my MBA program) SWOT analyses are often necessary for completing a project. With that in mind, I decided to write up a brief explanation of what a SWOT analysis is, what …

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Study Guide for the PSM I Certification

Towards the end of my Bachelors, I decided to do something that I’d been meaning to do for a long time – get the Professional Scrum Master I certification. I’ve always been interested in both software development and iterative, Agile development methodologies, and so I decided I might as well turn that latter interest into …

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Converting Youtube Videos into MP3s with VLC

I enjoy listening to lectures during my daily commute. I listen to a variety of topics, from business development, to software engineering, to philosophy, to history and folklore, etc. it almost doesn’t really matter what the topic is, as long as it’s new, insightful, and surprising. One of the best places to find these lectures …

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What I Learned Solving a Rubik’s Cube

Solving the Rubik’s Cube When I was working as a System Engineer, I had three, very talented System Administrators that I supervised. One of these guys, a very colorful guy named Jeff, was always solving, ruining, and then re-solving his Rubik’s cube. He would solve it fast, his fingers flicking about, and the cube seeming …

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