Reduced a complex 11-page runbook to one command. Somebody insisted, "That's Impossible!" Yep, I've done the trivially impossible.
It's a bit dated, but apropos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFnUX4mURBI I'm not a runner... ...yet.
I haven't had the mental or physical capability since this whole ordeal began a full year ago to go for a run. I used to run twice a week. I'm just now back from one. I was only out for about 20 minutes and, yes, it was a bit of a run/walk. It consisted of… Continue reading Full Speed Ahead!
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…
The communications tools we have just in our org: email, IMs, SMS, IRC, Hipchat, Slack*, MS Teams, assorted ticketing* and social networking tools; it goes on. Most were "the new hotness". Duplicated. All but two need to be abandoned.