The Map is Not the Territory

I love maps. I have a lot of maps at home published by the University of Kentucky Press showing the state of Kentucky at various points in its history. Here is a famous one by John Filson, showing the state during the time of Daniel Boone. It’s fun to look at, although if I tried to use it to...Read More >

Training in the 21st Century

There are certain things that have improved exponentially over the past few decades. Maybe you’ll agree with me on a few: Photo editing   Remember the ‘90s when it took a degree in graphic design to be able to cover up a pimple or put your friend’s head on Arnold Schwarzenegger’s body?...Read More >

Business Analysis for the Win!

“You gave me exactly what I asked for, but it’s not what I wanted.” In the world of project management, getting a quote like this from an executive is kind of like scoring the game-winning shot and then getting called for an offensive foul on the play. On the one hand, it’s a compliment:...Read More >

Getting Better Every Day

Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement Every company has values, and every company has a culture. Here at Solarity we take our values seriously, and one of those values is continuous improvement . It sounds simple enough, but when you put it into practice, it’s actually sort of painful for...Read More >