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Keil Hubert: Bias For Action

Business Technology’s resident U.S. blogger Keil Hubert presented at The European Security Summit 2014 last week, and had an… interesting… discussion with a protester on the streets of London.

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Keil Hubert: Bad Wolf

It’s time for the 2014 European Security Summit! Business Technology’s resident U.S. blogger Keil Hubert gives readers a sneak peak behind the curtains on one aspect of his presentation.

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Keil Hubert: This Cheese Weighs Two Pounds

We’re getting a bit ‘meta’ this week. Business Technology’s resident U.S. blogger Keil Hubert shares a story about the value of feedback, and then asks you for some.

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Keil Hubert: Outsourcing, Risk, and Giant Robot Dinosaurs

Outsourcing a critical tech function involves a lot of potential risk. Business Technology’s resident U.S. blogger Keil Hubert points out that everyone on the IT team needs to understand that, and offers a tool for teaching the idea to your people.

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Keil Hubert: Snakes on an Uneven Plane

Young employees need to be exposed to powerful company executives as part of their professional growth. Business Technology’s resident U.S. blogger Keil Hubert argues that allowing vulnerable young techs to venture alone into executive territory is tantamount to a (career) death sentence.

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Keil Hubert: Pushed Under the Bus

It doesn’t matter how great your product is if you treat customers like vermin. Business Technology’s resident U.S. blogger Keil Hubert discusses why it’s critical to demonstrate sincere respect for both your customers and your employees.

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Keil Hubert: Concerning Critters and Cowboys

Business and life both involve dealing with annoying people. Business Technology’s resident U.S. blogger Keil Hubert draws a distinction between temporary and long-term irritants within the workplace.

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High Tea leadership

Technology leadership is a difficult concept for some people. Keil Hubert tries to explain what it is and why it’s necessary. It’s no secret that I’ll be changing employers over the course of the next year. I’ve known for years that my current contract couldn’t extended, no matter how much my current boss might wish [...]

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The Other Thing

This has been a very strange week around the office. I have an extensive list of important things to do that I’ve been steadily hammering away at. I even came in an hour early this morning to get the employee scheduling system updated to account for the new week. Best of intentions, nose to the [...]

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Half-Life (Office Edition)

My PlayStation 3 died this month. It wasn’t a spectacular death; it just burned itself up, taking with it several years of saved games in a whiff of overheated solder and plastic. Irritating, but not insurmountable; when an machine finally burns up, you pitch it in the skip and order a new one from Amazon. [...]

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