Article Query: Technology Consultant
September 29, 2011

Quite often, when traveling on business, your mind shifts into “work mode” the moment you pass through airport security or adjust the mirrors on your rental car.  You become focused on the project, or if homeward bound, on finally making it to your front door.  Once accustomed to traveling, it can become “second nature” for [...]

September 14, 2011

While traveling has always been a relatively stressful experience, in the past several years there have been many changes that negatively impact the travel experience and drive up stress levels.  Increased airport security, major road construction, and even changing weather patterns have made the business travel experience, well, an experience. When traveling for business, there [...]

September 6, 2011

As anyone in the Information Technology consultancy field will know, traveling is part of the game.  Some of us travel locally, and some of us travel nationally.  Either way, we all spend a good amount of time in a plane, train, or automobile, moving to or from a client site.  When accounting for this time, [...]

August 31, 2011

I’m a fan of small airports.  When you travel often as an IT consultant, you look for every timesaver and meager benefit you can find.  Small airports tend to provide the essentials all wrapped up in a neat little building that makes it easy to get in and get out.  Outagamie County Airport (ATW) in [...]

August 1, 2011

As a technology professional you will likely take the occasional road trip, but as a technology consultant travel is a fact of life. Many in our field will spend an average of 45 weeks on the road every year, with 8-10 hours per week spent traveling to and from a client site.  Those hours of [...]

June 27, 2011

Being a successful IT consultant requires more than just being a techie who provides professional or expert advice.  To be successful you need not only the technical skills but the technical tools to get the job done.  I could write at length about the times I’ve watched other consultants struggle in front of a client because they [...]