Rock Eagle Wrap-Up

Index of posts: RE 2007: GeorgiaVIEW Meeting (Pre-Conference) RE 2007: Birds of Feather: GeorgiaVIEW Vista RE 2007: Top Ten Disruptive Trends RE 2007: Birds of a Feather: Luminis RE 2007: Administering Sakai RE 2007: GeorgiaVIEW Vista File and Content Sharing RE 2007: USG Digital Content Repositories: Resources to Share After this point, I got wrapped… Continue reading Rock Eagle Wrap-Up

RE 2007: GeorgiaVIEW Meeting (Pre-Conference)

I am blogging from the pre-conference GeorgiaVIEW meeting @ Rock Eagle yesterday afternoon and this morning. I enjoy connecting with people around the state of Georgia who use our Vista system. Most of them do not make it to BbWorld. Some hot topics: Alternatives to Blackboard Vista Training Content repository Returning Reports and Tracking to… Continue reading RE 2007: GeorgiaVIEW Meeting (Pre-Conference)

Brother and Sister Look at a Plane

Brother and Sister Look at a Plane, originally uploaded by Ezra F. The boy’s face says to me pure joy. Took this a while ago, but I forgot it was still on the data card. I found it while pulling off pictures of the board from the meeting this morning.

Balancing the Underreaction and Overreaction

Last night was supposed to be easy. Shut down the Vista application, wait for a call after some work, and bring up the app. It was easy… at first. I got the app back online and continued poking after letting others know it was back in service. Satisfied all was well, I went to bed… Continue reading Balancing the Underreaction and Overreaction

links for 2007-07-05

Glimpse of Time Before Big Bang Possible – Yahoo! News “To see how far into history one might gaze, theoretical physicist Martin Bojowald at Pennsylvania State University ran calculations based on loop quantum gravity, one of a number of competing theories seeking to explain how the underlying structure of th (tags: cosmology science.astronomy universe science… Continue reading links for 2007-07-05

I Have A Dream by Martin Luther King, Jr

Boondocks did an episode on Martin Luther King, Jr. It inspired me to Google MLK. Much of this is a poignant reminder of how far and not far enough the both America and the world have come. We are not living the dream. Yet… I Have A Dream Delivered on the steps at the Lincoln… Continue reading I Have A Dream by Martin Luther King, Jr

Determination

This has only happened once: I received an email asking whether or not I received the email telling me the person left me a phone message to set up a meeting.

Hidden Project Pitfalls

Project management materials always discuss things in the problem-solving methodology: Define successful criteria, constraints, and release criteria. (Define and understand the problem.) Write a plan, define tasks, identify risks, and estimate costs. (Develop a plan.) (Try the plan.) Record actuals and estimates. (Collect data.) Evaluate at milestones. (Evaluate data to determine if plan succeeded.) This… Continue reading Hidden Project Pitfalls

NADD Free Electron Completionist

Rands in Repose has been on my mind lately and re-read. This gem of a web site contains descriptions of techie and management personalities that I recognize. Okay, several personality description are of me. NADD? My laptop connected to blogs and other web sites, a blaring TV, and desktop playing music, say “Totally!” I am… Continue reading NADD Free Electron Completionist