Funny how you can work with data a long time and still run into something new. I’ve been working on an upgrade for a third party application with a few moving pieces – you know how that goes. One of the pieces is a batch processor and we struggled to get it running, and finally […]Read more "ODBC DSN on 32/64 Bit Systems"
As the owner of a meeting/discussion you have two options on how to drive the conversation, and which you use depends on the answer you want. Sound cynical? Perhaps, but read on! Technique one is to say ‘this is what I’m thinking about as a plan/direction’ and invite comment. That typically frames the conversation so […]Read more "Leaders in Meetings"
I’m just back from the March 2010 Board meeting and it went better than usual (for any meeting). Most of arrived Sunday afternoon/evening and after a bit of social time I spent about four hours with Hannes, Craig, and Blythe working on SQLSaturday transition stuff (lots of details next week, but we’ve made good progress!) […]Read more "PASS Update #27"