Introduction of HCL Software

I recently took a new role as Global Director of Solution Architecture for banking and insurance at a newly formed division within HCL Technologies known as “HCL Software”.  This division is a result of HCL acquiring a number of IBM software assets detailed in the attached announcement link.  HCL, a 137K person technology services organization… Read More »

First Trail Race

This past Saturday, 3/23/19 I did my first trail race which was at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte.  This race was a half marathon which turned out to be a challenge.  What appears to be a flat area had some challenging hills to run on the narrow trails.  I ended up falling twice… Read More »

2019 Chesapeake Bay Swim

I officially got selected for the 2019 Bay Swim scheduled for 6/9/19.  This 4.4 mile swim across the Chesapeake bay is a challenging, well organized and a very popular event.  The organizers do a lottery every year as the demand exceeds the available slots.  You swim between the two bay bridges so it is easy… Read More »

2019 “To-do” list

January is often filled with resolutions for the new year.  I like to create “to-do lists” and review them on a regular (weekly) basis to make sure progress is being made.  The list has several categories but I wanted to post my fitness plans for the year which includes races/events to compete in.  I consider… Read More »

My latest favorite “computer”

I recently upgraded my old 9.7 iPad Pro to the new 11 in iPad Pro.  I do the majority of my “consumption” activity on the iPad which is how most of us spend the majority of our computing time.  The portable form factor, the all-day battery life, the fact it is always connected as I… Read More »