Dennis D. McDonald ( is an independent consultant located in Alexandria Virginia. His services and capabilities are described here. Application areas include project, program, and data management; market assessment, digital strategy, and program planning; change and content management; social media; and, technology adoption. Follow him on Google+. He also publishes on and aNewDomain.


By Dennis D. McDonald

This is a documentary style movie about the Japanese government’s heated internal debate about whether or not to accept the Allies’ demands for unconditional surrender at the end of World War II.

At one point I became so emotionally engaged I wanted to hit Toshiro Mifune’s character on the side of his head with a frying pan for insisting that the hopeless struggle be prolonged.


Akeelah and the Bee