The one with an overbuilt solution…

Then there was the one about the overbuilt-solution. We were a "Microsoft Shop". Windows NT4 was in full-swing. Virtualization was in its infancy. Leadership discouraged the exploration of "best of breed" solutions. Making things more useful by simplifying them wasn't permitted. This often meant that the alternative was interpreted as "not Windows."Windows was "the only… Continue reading The one with an overbuilt solution…

One Read/One Write – Isn’t the whole story…

Not many years ago (dial-up days... dark times) we taught "Click save" for all of your important data. Our current technology has evolved to the point, thankfully, where Save (or, worse, Save/Apply/OK) simply isn't necessary anymore. So back in the dial-up days, whenever one of our customers would have Finals-Week (many of them, around the… Continue reading One Read/One Write – Isn’t the whole story…