Category Archives: Work

3rd Time Often Is The Charm …

The expression “the third time’s the charm” references the concept of eventually reaching the *right* solution after a some unsuccessful attempts.  Believe it or not, the neurons in the decision-maker’s brain could be influencing the decision more than one might expect. As an example, let’s … Continue reading

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Unit Testing … worthwhile or a waste of time?

The idea of Unit Testing has been around for quite some time.  Adapatibility seems to vary – both at the client level and within time periods for a given client.  The biggest trend (for adopters) I’ve seen is heavy usage of Unit Testing … Continue reading

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When the Dream disappears from your Dream Job

Recently, a friend encountered a situation at work where his dedication was causing him an additional amount of work.  He was convinced that he was getting more items added to his workload, since he was more responsible or focused than … Continue reading

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We Were Both Right, But I Was Wrong

Similar to my last post, I wanted to continue down the Requirements path – to discuss a situation I ran into several years ago.  This was a situation where the Application Owner and Information Technology (IT) were both correct, but someone had … Continue reading

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The Challenge for Complete Requirements

During a recent project, our team faced that common challenge for complete requirements.  While trying to extract additional requirements, the Subject Matter Expert (SME) responded with “I don’t know if I can tell you the right answer, but I can … Continue reading

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