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An Evening With Theresa Payton

As some of you following this blog may or may not know, I’m the Edmonton Chapter President of CIO Association of Canada.  Our board of directors and I have been working on having Theresa Payton who is the former White House CIO, Cyber-security Authority and Identify Theft Expert, come to Edmonton as our featured speaker. …

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Connected Devices I’d Like to Try

There is a plethora of connected devices out there and even more that will bombard us in the coming months and years.  I thought I’d put together a sample of the ones I’m interested in and give my two cents on each. Nest Protect The Nest Protect was released late last year and is a…

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Apple Car Play

For those who know me, I’ve been pretty critical of Apple for a few years now.  I’ve been critical because of their lack of innovation since Steve Jobs passed away.  The innovation “jar” never kept going with Jobs no longer in the picture and for a company that has so much cash you’d think they…

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The 7 year itch

Originally posted on The Walking Mombie:
This happened 7 years ago, today: Holy pook-a-bucks time flies! Our love story is pretty short and sweet (at least I’ll keep it that because I’m sure there’s a lot more you care about then our history!). Once upon a time there was a selfish 18 year old girl…

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Ford Friends Food

What a great combination for what was a fun and educational night this past Tuesday.  A presentation on Ford’s sustainability strategy, great company with @PaulLetourneau of http://www.imaguy.ca and his beautiful fiancé Ashley and finally a delicious meal put on by the culinary students of NAIT’s Ernest’s. I had the pleasure of being invited out to…

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2013 Ford F150 Lariat

In September of 2013 I had yet again the pleasure of taking out another Ford vehicle for a test drive.  This time I was rocking the 2013 150 Lariat which is the first time I’ve driven a real pick up truck since my parents owned a 1997 Ford F150 XLT.  16 years later and what…

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Cisco Champion

Some older news however I’m porting this over from my older blog.  Back in October I was selected by Cisco to join the “Cisco Champion” Program.   You may ask just what is the Cisco Champion Program?  Well you can click on the icon on the left for more details but a quick summary would be;…

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Fitbit Update

With recently news of the Fitbit Force having a voluntary recall due to skin irritation this update is a little bittersweet. Since purchasing my Fitbit Force (See my first post on it) at the start of the year, I’ve been wearing it pretty much ever day 24 hours a day to ensure I received the…