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Motivation to Enter Scores Feedback
March 19, 2010

In a previous blog, I talked about my ideas of motivating people to enter scores in the computer for handicap purposes.  I seem to be having an impact, however I am getting so

CoffeeCAST - #54 - Process
March 18, 2010

Welcome to the 54th CoffeeCAST with Stephen Hayward of Project X Ltd. I hope all is well with everyone. I have asked Michael Ianni-Palarchio to join me today where we will be discussing: Misalignment between scope estimation and the truth...

Models for Change - Switch
March 17, 2010

The rider and the elephant - a model for change.  I am listening in my car to a book called Switch by the the Heath brothers.   I have found much of his stuff really compelling and surprising.  I re

Data Governance Part 10 Introducing Data Governance
March 16, 2010

Successful introduction of data governance is really key to making the overall project successful.  The activity of data governance in practical terms is really not new to most organizations but the word is new. Most organiza

Ingredients for a Good Blog Post
March 16, 2010

 I was reminded that I hadn't posted a blog entry recently and wanted to remedy the situation.  When presented with my lack of posting, my first response was that "I had lacked time" recently due to client work.  I was the

My new iPad
March 13, 2010

I picked up a newspaper for the first time in months today. I've been getting my news from the Canadian Press, Globe and Mail, and New York Times iPhone apps. Well in today's Globe, Sondra Gotlieb doesn't get the purpose of a Blackberry & Facebook

Looking for Business Analysts @ Project X Ltd.
March 10, 2010

Role:  Business AnalystCompany description:Project X Ltd. is a boutique advisory, systems integration and support firm focusing on providing: Advisory Services Data Warehousing / Data Integration Business Intelligence xBusiness (device and web-enabl

Data Governance Part 9 Data Quality Story
March 09, 2010

About a year and a half ago my wife took out a credit card from a major US department store to obtain a big discount on a major purchase.  Although there were a few wrinkles in paying the bill. it worked out fine.   She never used the ca

My Expirement with Always on
March 07, 2010

So on Thursday I had a post about being always on and how we needed to find ways to disconnect.  Well, I couldn't do it nor could most of my other gang.Hmmm.  I guess as MIP suggested we need to kill this a little harder and not have the c

Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale
March 05, 2010

I happened upon a neat video at World Science Festival 2009: Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale I am interested and paticipate in choral music and this is re