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Posts Tagged "Decision Making"

Your Company Needs a Facebook Page

Posted by on May 25, 2011 in Musings | 0 comments

Your Company Needs a Facebook Page

There’s no argument that social media has changed the entire ambience of the online world. It has changed the way people interact with each other, paved the way for small businesses to market themselves in a more controlled manner and has created opportunities for people who want to conduct their businesses on the internet. The most influential of these is Facebook.  It has millions of users, twice the population of United States and the numbers are growing day by day at an astonishing rate....

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Cloud Migration: Establishment, Implementation and Professional Services Costs

Posted by on Nov 18, 2010 in Musings | 2 comments

Cloud Migration: Establishment, Implementation and Professional Services Costs

I am currently undertaking a project that is examining the validity and cost effectiveness of moving a 60 user company into the cloud. I always chuckle when I read about people moving to the cloud because there are so many different definitions of what people consider ‘moving to the cloud’ so I think I should probably kick this post off by explaining exactly what I’m considering. This project would take all servers and all applications (excluding voice) and move them into...

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Elementary Truth #1 – Communication: Understand Both Sides

Posted by on Aug 19, 2009 in Musings | 2 comments

Elementary Truth #1 – Communication: Understand Both Sides

I’m starting up a new series today that I’m calling “Elementary Truths”.  These are fundamental truths in life that so often are overlooked or forgotten about and have really been in the forefront of my mind.  The first elementary truth I’m going to highlight is the basic concept that there are usually two sides to every story and that you, as a manager, spouse, friend or relative, are responsible to seek out and understand the ‘other side’ It has...

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Decision Making: Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage

Posted by on Aug 10, 2009 in Musings | 0 comments

Decision Making: Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage

The purpose of the scrum in the game of rugby union (the sport played in heaven by the way) is defined by the International Rugby Board (the governing body) as “a way to restart play quickly, safely and fairly, after a minor infringement or a stoppage.” In an effort to make the scrums more organized and controlled the International Rugby Board changed the way the referee calls the scrum together. The referee will call “crouch” then “touch”. The front rows crouch and using...

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