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Evaluating Jobs

Over the years I have been in a variety of positions in a variety of companies, sometimes very content, and other times ready for a change.  Over the years I have developed my own criteria for evaluating how good a … Read More

Dynamic Resumes

A long time ago when I was working with Web Services I got turned onto the idea of resume content in XML format and having a variety of DTD displays, some more serious and others more creative.  At the time I found … Read More


I’m all for automating routine tasks when it makes sense, when the time it takes to develop the automation is less than the amount of time it takes to perform the task. I found this chart a while ago and … Read More

The Evolution of Databases

I first learned about Databases and SQL years ago when relational database and flat files where the only options for data storage.  Since then I had heard about NoSQL and document databases but I did not understand them or why anyone would … Read More

Overcoming Resistance to Change

“The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change -” ― Heraclitus Many people don’t like change, but if they have a voice in the change, they will be “bought in” and will be more accepting. This is important information for … Read More

How much communication is ideal?

I noticed an interesting article about communication in the workplace, but I don’t think there is an ideal level of communication for everyone involved in every situation.

Bad Presentations

I continue to see bad presentations everywhere I go and sometime I just want to reach out and help the presenter improve, but I know everyone is not open to it. I know there are a lot out there, including … Read More

SE Book

I always knew there was the Project Management Institute and the PMIBOK which needs to be purchased, but I just heard about the SEBoK (Systems Engineering Book) which is free and open to the world.