Documentation

I promised to keep you all updated on the great documentation project of 2005. I’ve decided to break the documentation of job duties into time periods. There’s a separate list of everything that needs to be done on a daily basis, weekly or bi-weekly basis, monthly basis yearly basis and, finally, a list of on-going…

Tech chat

Today was pretty insanely busy at work today, so this post has been “in the works” all day, at least in my head. I took part in the Tech Chat on Kevin’s podcast over the weekend, which was pretty fun. I guess Kevin will have some excerpts during some upcoming podcasts, and I understand there’s…

The end of IT Departments?

Read. Discuss… My thoughts? It’s an obvious case. There are simply too many different technologies at play to have an expert on staff for each of them. For example, where I work, I consider myself an “expert” when it comes to desktops, our memberships database, Access, end-user support and training, SOHO networking, etc. I’m not…

Election fatigue

You may, or may not, have noticed that I haven’t really said anything about any interesting work projects lately. In fact, I’ve barely talked about my job at all. Fact of the matter is, I do work for a political/lobbying organization and this is election season! Granted, we’re involved in state-level politics and not the…

Interesting discussion

A rather interesting piece that I came across over the weekend over at Adam Barr’s blog has had me thinking quite a bit about the term IT Generalist and the “persona” created by Microsoft’s marketing department. The first thing that popped into my head after reading it, and all the comments, is that some of…