No single off-the-shelf system will exactly meet all of your organizational needs. The trick is finding the set of solutions that meet your organization’s needs and that work well with each system within that set of solutions. More
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Since coming to Alaska I’ve learned a lot about Glaciers. Yesterday’s excursion was the Phillips 26 Glacier Cruise. It was very good, although I wish I would have seen some whales. Here’s what I did see!
If you’ve been wondering what I’ve been up to, I’ve been in Alaska doing some work during the day and playing during the evenings. It’s been fun but it’s meant that some of my technical issues (like the one around enumeration class casting, are sitting on a back burner.)
So one of the things that I truly despise about debugging is working for a few hours trying to make something work only to find out later that it isn’t that thing that’s broken at all… Case in point. I was getting a Access denied type message while trying to write something to the registry. […]
You need to sell the strategy of technological innovations both to your group and to the organization as a whole. From there, each tactical battle is easier. The organization will already know the expected result and can visualize the success of each tactic resulting in the goal or goals they want. “Those who fail to […]
I’ve not yet had a chance to test … I was wondering if the SQL Sniping script — designed to kill blocking threads — could be used to kill off the leftovers from a bad SPSBackup session so that the next backup could run successfully. The SQL sniping script can be found at http://www.integer.org … […]
People’s positions do not necessarily reflect current roles in the organization. In placing employees in a role, it is important to assign them to tasks that fit their capabilities. Whether you are a CIO, director, manager, supervisor, or worker, you have a set of strengths and weaknesses that are uniquely yours. When I was young, […]
The Quality Assurance (QA) role is the role responsible for guaranteeing a level of quality for the end client, and to help the software development team to identify problems early in the process. It is not surprising that people in this role are often known as “testers”. Of course, the role is more than just […]
Have you ever wondered what happened to that high performing team that you had just a few months ago? Have you ever stopped to think about why it seems like the progress you were making at one time does not seem possible today? These insidious problems can sneak up on you before you know it. […]
When you are considering the cost of your organization’s technology, you must consider its life cycle and make allowances not only for the purchase price of the technology but also its support costs. Life cycle Every mechanical device has a life cycle. In the early days of the device, there is a period of “shaking […]