RE 2007: Top Ten Disruptive Trends

Rock Eagle 2007 Keynote – David Cearley, Gartner Way too many unfamiliar acronyms an terminology. It moved really fast without spending much time to explain anything. Disruptive trends selected by timing, speed, and likelihood. Multricore to fabric – Core on processors will double every two years through 2015. Applications will have to adapt to multi-cores.… Continue reading RE 2007: Top Ten Disruptive Trends

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)

Reactions

The Athens NEWS: Athens’ Only Locally Owned Newspaper: Ohio University would be safer with concealed weapons on campus if those gaining such a permit had to be subjected to a strict screening process that included an annual mental-health checkup; criminal background check; and training in said firearms use, marksmanship and safety, including an inspection of… Continue reading Reactions

Once Through the Firewall

Sites like eMessenger are often very useful. I once memorized the URLs to AOL’s and and Yahoo’s web-based IM clients. When I started keeping my bookmarks online that made it easier. Occasionally I have found myself needing to chat without being able to start up a client. For instance, going off to a training or… Continue reading Once Through the Firewall

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