Monthly Archives: July 2009

The Wise Consultant never pretends to know everything…

How many of us have met consultants who try to bullshit us into thinking they know EVERYTHING?… Continue reading

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The Wise Consultant's Universe (condensed version)

This posting marks the beginning – the entry into the world of becoming The Wise Consultant. It lays the groundwork of terms & concepts needed to define the world in which The Wise Consultant operates. Continue reading

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PET THEORY: Windows 7 = Vista 1.1

THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD goes something like this: Observe & Measure ALL the FACTS, and from them arrive at The Theory. In simpler terms, make the THEORY fit the FACTS, NOT vice versa. Once a candidate theory has been proposed, TEST … Continue reading

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Windows 7 First Glance: I see "Vista… v1.1"

What am I missing here? Over the weekend I downloaded the latest RC (May 2009) of Windows 7, because I was excited by the hoopla it was already getting in blogs, on news websites, and even on the radio. I … Continue reading

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Sharepoint Best Practice – include "Unknown" and "Other" in your choice lists

ONE FAST WAY TO POLLUTE YOUR SHAREPOINT CONTENT is to INcorrectly set default values for your choice fields in various lists. ­čśÉ When you create Sharepoint lists which have “choice” fields, ALWAYS include the value “Unknown”, and set it as … Continue reading

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