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Month: June 2005

Quality Time – part 2

By: | Post date: June 30, 2005 | Comments: No Comments
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So what do all these categories mean to me?Good question.One of the key areas of focus inside the Baldrige Criteria is a focus on process. Now it’s easy to focus on results — we all can measure widget sales — but it is much harder to think about measuring processes. Let’s look at an example:As […]

By: | Post date: June 29, 2005 | Comments: No Comments
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Quality Time Well, it’s been a while since posting. While I’d like to say that I’ve been busy writing code, that would be a lie. Instead, since returning from WWDC2005 I’ve been focusing on may day job, including I task I signed up for earlier in the year; being a Quality Examiner for the Missouri […]

By: | Post date: June 14, 2005 | Comments: No Comments
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WWDC Decompression Following the close of WWDC, I headed off to Napa for a little rest and relaxation before heading back to the paying job and full-bore development on the side. My wife and I stayed at The Old World Inn in Napa and spent a couple of days sight-seeing and wine tasting. It’s been […]

By: | Post date: June 8, 2005 | Comments: No Comments
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As the dust settles on Apple on Intel I can’t help but think we don’t have the complete picture. What is missing is the fact that we don’t know what the complete product roadmap looks like. Speculation on a multiple CPU strategy depending on the client makes sense given that developers are being told in […]

By: | Post date: June 6, 2005 | Comments: No Comments
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WWDC rumors and ramblings Okay, I guess I have to capture my thoughts on the rumor de jour: What makes sense: 1. If Apple is really ready to take on MS with a x86 version of OS X, then this might make sense of the rumor. As a shareholder, I would applaud the move so […]

By: | Post date: June 4, 2005 | Comments: No Comments
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In the morning I’m off to Apple‘s World Wide Developer Conference for the second time. Last year saw the announcement of Tiger. This year the rumors did not start until two days before the keynote. The anticipation is growing as I pack and prepare. Monday will be fun and exciting.

Starting the Blog

By: | Post date: June 4, 2005 | Comments: No Comments
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I’ve just started my blog, following in the vein of many other programmers trying to start a micro ISV. After almost a year of part-time work on my software, I’m within sight (though months of work remain) of having a product to start talking about. This blog will chronicle my journey….