Dear Brokers: Please Spend Money on Design

Thanks to travel, blogging is a bit light, but I did want to get this post out because more and more, I feel it’s a painful message that must be heard. There are quite a few things that a real estate company can do to improve operations, but many of them will take immense amount […]

Design vs. Technology: A Provocative View

From the web publication (seems rude to call it a “blog”) @Issue comes this provocative article about the business value of design, which ends with this astonishing statement: [Design is] the accelerator for the company car, the power train for sustainable profits: design drives innovation; innovation powers brand; brand builds loyalty; and loyalty sustains profits. […]

Some Notes & Observations About the New Site

Just a quick note to say that the move to a self-hosted WordPress platform is ongoing.  It’s something I’ve been wanting to do for a while, but haven’t really had the time to focus on it.  I still don’t really have the time, but… as much as I love WordPress.com’s hosted service, there were things […]

Some Notes & Observations About the New Site

Just a quick note to say that the move to a self-hosted WordPress platform is ongoing.  It’s something I’ve been wanting to do for a while, but haven’t really had the time to focus on it.  I still don’t really have the time, but… as much as I love WordPress.com’s hosted service, there were things […]

Worth Serious Thought: The Dead Zone

Once in a while, Seth Godin will write something that makes me remember that the dude is really pretty smart.  This is one of those things. Faced with the excitement of making a CD and all the knobs and dials, they overproduced the record. They went from being two real guys playing authentic music, live […]

New Design, New Theme

In case you have visited Notorious R.O.B. before, you will surely notice that I have changed my blog theme. I was using the Blix theme before (y’know, with the glowing eyes and all) which was a great theme. But in putting the Onboard Informatics blog together, I came across a WordPress theme named The Journalist.  […]