We've just attained our Microsoft Silver Partner competency for Application Development. Have we magically become better at what we do - not at all. It is nice though to have the formal recognition and the benefits are awesome. We also get some shiny new logos to use.
The short answer is: necessity. The longer answer though needs some explanation of the local job market on the Isle of Man.
The Isle of Man has a very, very low level of unemployment. Honestly look at the graphic below. We have a mere left arm of people actively looking for work!
So every blog starts with a first post, the programming equivalent of "Hello World" I guess. We’re going to use this blog to post occasional thoughts and musings on software, trending web tech, CRM and general techie stuff. The key focus though is on something else entirely.