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I have degrees and work experience in both the Computer Science and Psychology fields. As "social computing" matures, Agile drives our design, business governs IT, and mass collaboration and democratization shape our culture, the intersection between the "black and white" of Computer Science and the "gray" of Psychology are a continual source of interest and observation for me.
Category Archives: Jim Irwin – Senior IT Professional
Where I have been: Over 30 years of applying technical and cultural change to the inception, initiation, development, sales, and delivery of client-centered strategies and solutions as products, consulting services, or C-Level advisory functions. Where I’d like to be: To … Continue reading
I was certainly excited back in 1998 when my company offered to provide full tuition reimbursement for a new and exciting “distance learning” program. Not only were they willing to pay for the tuition if I my grades were “B” … Continue reading
When I book arrangements through my company’s travel software, it has a bunch of rules embedded to help me make the best spending decisions that I can. If I book a hotel that is out of policy – for example … Continue reading
I was returning from an architectural planning session with a customer who was looking to modernize a very old but very mission-critical application. They had the usual reasons to modernize – hard to leverage newer technologies, hard to find skills … Continue reading