Monthly Archives: September 2008

The changing vista of our street

The house I live in is about 80 years old, as are most of the houses in the street.  The gardens are so well established that even in the recent drought our street was green and leafy. About 3 years ago, some … Continue reading

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Still wondering how to teach business analysts

I am back from Wellington where we were training business analysts.  We taught all kinds of techniques and approaches .. but it brought home an old lesson for me too. The people in the class ranged from fairly experienced to virtually … Continue reading

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Why isn’t work more like a case study?

I was in  a training course today discussing objectives and priorities on projects.  And one possible objective on a project is “satisfied staff who worked on the project”.  But one student mentioned that in her organisation staff morale was alwas descoped on projects … Continue reading

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Billions of readers in blogosphere – now open for advertisers

I posted a link to another blog with a comment about Sarah Palin and the words nude photos.  You can find a link in my previous article. According to well-connected insiders (ie the owner of the blog posted a comment), that … Continue reading

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You can learn a lot from blogs

The “headline” blog in wordpress when I logged in was “naked pictures of Sarah Palin”. The blurb said to add some search terms in your blog with “naked” and “Sarah Palin” in.  Theoretically this will drive lots of traffic to your site. … Continue reading

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