Monthly Archives: November 2013


*** Initial Disclaimer: No I’m not talking about something that recently happened.  This has nothing to do with my current employer. Carry on. *** Never, does the pain of elitism sting worse, than when you face-off against a BS artist … Continue reading

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Diagnostic points

Years ago, I was handed a project that had a bad reputation.  The program extracted data from my employer’s database, shipped it to an external vendor (for intermediate processing), then it was shipped back to us and finally, it was … Continue reading

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What to expect when you are doing time estimates

When my wife and I had our first child, we were scared.  A baby is such a gigantic responsibility, bigger than anything else in my life.  The people at the hospital, relatives and friends were WAY too layed-back and trusting … Continue reading

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