Sledgehammer Infosystems

Smashing through your information & communication problems since 2021
Oct 12, 2022

I was in one of those meetings this morning. I got tapped to be part of a task force for a pretty good-sized education non-profit, and today was my first meeting (and yes, there’s a reason I phrased that that way…​).

Going into this meeting, I had...

The staff & planning committees of FIRST Indiana Robotics spend a lot of time asking "where" questions: "where are our teams?", "where should we host events?", "where should we focus our team recruiting efforts?", "which teams work within a 50-mile...

Popularized by Robert Greenleaf in 1970, servant leadership is the idea that a leader’s primary job is serving others. This way of thinking is very prevalent in the non-profit sector - it’s the board’s job to make sure the staff have the resources they need, it’s the staff’s job to implement & support the volunteers implementing the programs, and our volunteers are tasked with supporting each other & program participants. At all levels of the org chart, we’re all willing to pitch in and do whatever is needed to accomplish our goals.

Jul 12, 2021

I love modern static websites, especially when paired with source control and continuous integration / deployment systems. Why? Because they’re super easy (and free, with GitLab or GitHub pages!) to host, but they still provide a lot of advantages that you get with a database-driven content management system, all wrapped in a simpler to understand package.

We spend a lot of time talking about data, information, and knowledge - but do you really understand the differences between them?

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