Category General Technology

All that glitters..

Like a child waiting by the letterbox for the comic book ordered x-ray specs to arrive – Sometimes the fantasy is better than the reality.

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My Open Source Blog -Why I use Open Source

I let my inner Zealot out when talking about Open Source:

If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
Isaac Newton

I told you so: A tale of Systems, Process and Analytics

Every erroneous key-press or mouse-click that your staff or customers perform makes each process that little bit longer, that little bit more complex and that little bit more open to errors. On the flip of this however, every bit of information not captured is a gap in knowledge. (Much like every word added to this sentence makes it more and more difficult to understand…)

Grappling with eSignatures: Linked Article

One of the many hurdles persuading the less enlightened and “risk adverse” is seeking to provide a better candidate experience by replacing physical ink with an eSignature on Employment Agreements and other forms. Here we put this to rest.

DRM – Defective by Design

Oh DRM, how I hate you. The way you treat me like a criminal. The way you like to restrict the way I consume. The way you are sneaking more and more into everyday life and permeating every corner of technology.

Mostly, I hate you because of the way you have managed to evade mainstream criticism.

Red Tape Annoyances

It sneaks up on you everywhere. At work At leisure When trying to perform those mundane everyday tasks that life throws at you. Sometimes it presents itself as a small annoyance. Other times, a brief formality. At its worst, it becomes the bane of your existence – completely blocking any progress in your intended achievements, […]

Onboarding – Creating Insiders

So your company wants to develop an onboarding module? Great. So where to start? Once a candidate has been offered? Once a candidate is hired? How about as mentioned here (and in the Sound of Music), from the very beginning (a very good place to start). Onboarding has been defined as “… a process through […]