Friday Funny: Project Management


David Meego - Click for blog homepageAfter working in the Microsoft Dynamics GP world as a partner consultant, developer and support engineer for the last 25 years or so, I got to see a lot of Project Management.

I got to see a lot of things go right and just as many things go wrong. I saw projects completed on time and projects miss their deadlines. To quote one of my favourite authors, Douglas Adam, “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”

I think that the cause of almost all issues with project management is miscommunication, and the following graphic just sums it up.

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Friday Funny: Dundee – The Son of a Legend Returns Home


David Meego - Click for blog homepageIf you haven’t been keeping up with the latest news in the Australian movie scene, here is some information to really get you excited.

After the amazing successes of Crocodile Dundee in 1986 and the follow up movies of Crocodile Dundee II in 1988 and Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles in 2001, it looks like we will finally get another movie.

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Getting Ready for Christmas: *Santa* Brand Guidelines and Workshop


David Meego - Click for blog homepageAs I am getting ready for Christmas, I wanted to share some important information on how the *Santa* ®™ brand can be used in the community.

In the same way that many corporations have guidelines on how their brand and logos can be used, so does the *Santa* brand.

Please read on to make sure your use of *Santa* is compliant. We would not want any legal proceedings to spoil your holiday season.

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Friday “Not” Funny: Stop Autonomous Weapons #bankillerrobots


David Meego - Click for blog homepageToday’s “Off Topic” article for the Friday Funny spot is actually not that funny. It is very thought provoking and as a person who loves technology and the good things it can do, this scares me as it shows how technology can be used in ways that are not so good for humanity.

I mentor at the robotics club for the school that my sons attended and am a committee member for Robocup Junior Australia (WA). I love robots, but only when they help make our lives better.

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