Shana Derman

Entrepreneur, Technology Specialist, Privacy and Security Advocate

2015 Archive


Sunday, August 6, 2017

Giving is easy, or so I thought until 2008 when I decided to host a Toy Drive ( to raise toys (we can discuss what constitutes a toy in another post (“,)) for orphanages and hospitals. I’ve always respected those who live for others, but until this point, I had no idea what this actually…

What a year of business travel

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Who would of thought this year would be filled with so much travel. For the year, I’ve traveled locally and internationally: Johannesburg to Cape Town Johannesburg to London Johannesburg to Washington DC Johannesburg to Orlando, US Orlando to Toronto My next business adventure takes me all the way to Dublin, for the Web Summit in…

Lovely Jasmine Thompson, “say something” cover

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Listen to the words ….. and watch the video. This little lady is amazing.

The Calling, Wherever you will go … yes please

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Another favourite … the words are beautiful. The feeling, hopeful.

Blast from the past, how things have changed since 2011?

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Searching for IntelliCred videos, I came across this video uploaded on the 19th of April, 2011 (although recorded prior to that) while working on the Old Mutual “Do Great Things” campaign. How things have changed. We went from a 2 partner software development company, to a 4 partner software development company with 40 staff by…

On in-laws and relationships

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Today at our usual Sunday lunch, my in-laws were discussing the fact that they have been together for 66 years. Wow, that’s longer than most people live. What an achievement. What an inspiration. Congratulations and may you have many more happy years to come.

Wishing for time

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

When I put my baby to bed at night, as I sit on our rocking chair, rocking away, holding the bottle, usually in the dark, my mind is suddenly made aware of where it has gone. Most times, it is randomly reviewing the day and I have to stop myself. The crazy part is that…