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The Republican Party: Three Problems In 2013


The Republican party has a big problem, a really big problem. The 2012 Presidential elections dealt the Republicans a crushing blow. The loss in the popular vote was greater than expected, but the loss in the electoral college was devastating. … Continue reading

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PMO Genius: 8 People Projects For 2012!


Will 2012 be the year of people projects? Over the past few years, changes in the economy have driven changes in business models. However, this has largely been a reactive change, without a clear plan for changing staffing in the … Continue reading

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Storm Clouds Ahead: Internet Fraud Rises To New Heights


I’m a big advocate of moving applications to the Cloud. The Cloud is just more efficient for hosting applications than internal networks, and applications developed in the Cloud tend to be more advanced and easier to operate. The Cloud is … Continue reading

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Monkey Traps, Career Development, And Your Next Budget


Have you ever seen a monkey trap? It’s a simple device, just a container with a narrow opening. Typically, it’s a gourd or a hole in a tree with an opening just big enough for a monkey to squeeze his hand into; inside of your … Continue reading

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When Is Disaster a Disaster? Understanding Trigger Events…


I’ve worked with a lot of firms on disaster plans. And I mean A LOT of firms. Some firms have built truly excellent disaster plans, but very few have built good triggers for their disaster plans. I’ve seen controls to … Continue reading

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Is Your Staff About To Run Away?


The debt limit nonsense in Washington seems to be over, at least for now. While there are many arguments and much confused information about the national debt, we know that $200 billion of the TARP loans have been repaid, and … Continue reading

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Variations On A Theme: Why Do I Need All This Math?


When you read about the different quality systems out there, you quickly hit the wall when they start throwing statistics at you. Once you move into the heavy math, the interesting idea start to look like a very complicated and … Continue reading

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