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In theory it all makes a lot of sense, but I believe that in practice it may only be worth the effort for large organisations that have a very clear single core business.
August 11, 2006 at 8:17 am
I am in a similar situation as Jeff.
I started way back as what was then called a "programmer", and I now find myself as the only one left from a...
July 29, 2006 at 3:20 pm
My employer only aplied for "employer of choice" status when customers started to ask for it. Nothing has changed since, and needless to say my respect for this status...
July 28, 2006 at 1:53 am
I agree with Stephanie that cost justification is a big killer of training initiatives.
While it may be possible to demonstrate with hindsight that some specific training made it possible to...
July 22, 2006 at 6:53 am
With a deadline looming long hours are sometimes necessary, and then the extra effort will make a difference. But I agree with Frank Buchan that if you put in too many hours,...
July 19, 2006 at 3:16 am
If your app will run on the same machine as the database, you could try using localsystem as the server name, or even a full stop, like this:
June 4, 2006 at 9:41 am
No, he did not get the job
May 22, 2006 at 5:35 am
When using dates and times in the filenames, I have found it convenient to have a format like this: YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS. This makes it much easier to sort the files...
May 9, 2006 at 1:51 am
I wrote a game once, for the BBC Micro - yes it was a long time ago. It was a maze game, where you had to move the cursor through...
May 3, 2006 at 8:03 am
I believe that this is one of the results of the "flat" management structure, where your direct manager no longer really understands what you are doing. The better you do...
May 3, 2006 at 3:31 am
Well said, Frank Buchan.
April 18, 2006 at 12:36 pm
Congratulations to all of you.
You have created a great cummunity, with just the right personal touch. Long may it last.
April 15, 2006 at 1:12 pm
Re-inventing the wheel, although often enjoyable and sometimes useful, is a luxury few can afford these days.
Though as for that, the passing...
March 27, 2006 at 2:01 am
Thanks for the much more thorough explanation.
I work mostly in a Citrix thin-client environment, so changing the registry is not an option. I tend not to use IMEX=1 beause usually...
March 15, 2006 at 3:14 pm
Note that there is a resultset size threshold (normally 5000) on LDAP queries, set at the domain level. If you have more users, the OPENROWSET part of the query will always...
February 20, 2006 at 1:31 pm