Entries by Pat d'Entremont

A Day at the Optometrist

“Which is clearer, one… or two? One… or two?” Most of us have been there, with our face pushed up against the machine while the eye doctor flips different lenses in front of us. “Definitely two.” “Three… Or four? Three… Or four?” You’d think by now there’s be something better, and at my last visit […]

New Director at Nicom Maritime

I am delighted to announce that we have hired Ralph Desveaux as Director of Business Development for Nicom Maritime. Ralph is a veteran of the IT industry, with past experience in exporting software solutions throughout the world. Nicom Maritime is a division of Nicom IT Solutions that provides professional advisory services and software products to […]

A Man I Will Miss

It is with great sadness that I recently learned of the passing of my friend and long-time colleague Tom Quigg. Tom had been diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer a few months back and it took him Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 12:50 pm. Tom was an employee at my first company DDA and came back […]

On Networking and Smart Mosquitoes

It still is all about networking. We have social media networking, but that’s only part of it. You still need to get out of the office once in a while and network with your peers. (I’m so old I used to network before it was actually called “networking”. When I first heard the term I […]

Our Paperboy Knows – Communication is Key

Our paperboy recently exemplified how important it is to communicate with your customer. After several missed deliveries, I had made up my mind to write to the paper and give them a piece of my mind. Receiving a paper after you’ve left for work is simply not acceptable, I reasoned. “A paper delayed is a […]