Monday, October 6, 2014
It’s hard to believe that just next week we’ll be gathering at the MAXIMIZE: 2014 Multifamily Asset Management Conference, Oct. 13-15 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort.A record number of apartment asset managers, operations execs, ancillary and revenue management experts, and green building and sustainability pros will be in attendance. For those unfamiliar with the venue, Amelia Island...
Friday, October 3, 2014
I was asked the question recently, “Mike, based on your 40+ years of experience in technologies, as a business manager, what are the common technology security issues that I should be concerned about?”
Well, I am not going to dive into the architecture of data centers, computing platform data leakage, and perimeter defense strategies, but as a business manager I suggested the following security...
Thursday, October 2, 2014
God bless the 1980s.
I was fortunate enough to be born in 1986, smack dab in the middle of all the big shoulder pads, bad perms and enough Top Gun gems to carry us into the aughts.
It was a simpler time, really. You turned on the TV and everybody knew your name, The Huxtables reigned supreme and an old broad on a typewriter was solving mysteries. Oh, to be 1986 again.
Valerie Hayman Sklar
Friday, September 19, 2014
To get noticed in a busy college town with many student housing options, sometimes you’ve got to make a little noise. Literally.
It was the fall of 2013 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and the Middle Tennessee State University fall semester was in session. Days were shorter. Temperatures were cooler. Leaves were turning. And the MTSU students were eagerly anticipating the start of basketball season...