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Scott Miller Appsguild - Software craftsmanship, project management, and the biz of software February 2006 Entries
New IT Department : The Top Three Positions You Need
In CIO magazine, another article about the need for business leaders in IT: The New IT Department : The Top Three Positions You Need This article states that the most important positions needed in IT are Project Managers, Relationship Managers, and Business Analysts. Project Managers are self explanatory. The Relationship Manager markets and communicates the value of IT to the rest of the organization. The bilingual Business Analyst is someone who knows the business and can speak both the language ......

Posted On Friday, February 24, 2006 6:45 AM

The Olympics *yawn*
Does anyone really care about the Olympics? The only thing I really watched was one game of the USA Hockey team. And Ice Dancing was good just because it was so hot. I am a hockey purist. Sorry, but allowing NHL players to play in the Olympics makes it not much more than a glorified NHL All-Star game. And then hearing players referred to as "there's Erik Cole from New York State", like he was an amateur from college, was completely ridiculous. I like Chris Chelios, but at 44 he was slow. He fell ......

Posted On Friday, February 24, 2006 6:03 AM

Delphi is Dead, Long Live Delphi?
Instead of discontinuing Delphi and its other IDE dev tools, Borland is spinning off/selling the IDE tools. Borland Plans Seperate Company for its Developer products Will this ensure a future for Delphi or is it the first step in a desupport? Will it make any difference? And who would/could be the best buyer to continue the toolset? Could they release it into Oopen Source like TurboPower did to their Delphi component set? Opinions ......

Posted On Monday, February 13, 2006 6:01 AM

Delphi is dead
As other posters have noted, Delphi is dead. Story in eweek.com This is not unexpected. Delphi has been on life support for at least four years. Where Borland dropped the ball: Borland became unfocused in the late 90's as they tried to reinvent themselves as Inprise, disowning their superior (at that time) development tools. Borland moved to Dotnet and put a shell around MS's compiler. Delphi 8 was a complete failure. Users clamored loudly all over the net for updated support for Delphi 7 and Win32 ......

Posted On Sunday, February 12, 2006 4:20 PM

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