Addressing the Real Problem Behind Fast Paced Technology Changes

T-SQL Tuesday #89 - The times they are a-changing

It was my first day on the job. After signing some documents with the HR manager, I was told to drop by the IT department to pick up my company-issued laptop. As I was about to go, one of my colleagues made a comment that got me really interested: “you are about to enter Jurassic […]

You Won’t Find This In My (Or Someone Else’s) Resume

I can guarantee you this. Because no one brags about their failures. The year was 1999. A small business owner approached a young guy – fresh out of university with no database nor computer programming background – to write a software for their retail and consumer goods business. The business owner wanted a software that can be […]

Self-discipline: How You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

(Fight by Jorge Gonzales) The first and best victory is to conquer self.  – Plato – One week into 2017 and we’re all still hyped up about our New Year’s resolutions. I previously wrote about what New Year’s resolutions are all about and since then have been reviewing keyword searches that have led to my […]

What New Year’s Resolutions Are All About

The Christmas holidays are usually time for me to do more reading, studying and reflection. It’s also when things slow down a bit because a lot of people go on vacations (except when I get special requests to work on year-end projects). I use this time to reflect on what I have done in the previous year […]