For this reason, it has been all but impossible for me to do what I am doing right now: Start a blog. It is not a lack of outspoken opinion. I have lots of those. However, now that I have left the corporate nest, I can focus on the facts as I see them, and less on the consequences of my pernicious opinion on the troops. I promise to be reality-based, marketing-neutral, and no less irreverent than I have ever been. Those of you who know me know that I have always enjoyed talking about technology, strategy, innovation and leadership. I hope that I can now extend that dialog a little, and maybe make myself and a few other people just a bit smarter.