December 12-16, 2011

December 16, 2011 - Oh sure, do it the easy way!

All the managers acted so groanly,
‘Til I set the file rights as “read only.”
Since it’s working, I mused
Since that log isn’t used,
That it probably felt kinda lonely.

Also today, The O2BIrish Christmas Special #4: The (Too) Long Winter's Nap

December 15, 2011 - Does anybody really know what time it is?

Where I worked, it was sure not a nice miss.
And the engineers, boy, were they quite pist.
US Clock: 50K
Seiko Watch: some will say
That’s twelve bucks: Japanese Comment: PriceLess

December 14, 2011 - We're right on top of this one

“Fix the app’s speed!” was corporate’s directive.
Find its cause was our group’s first objective.
For the folks who don’t know,
There’s a Powerpoint show.
It ran slow, but was really effective.

December 13, 2011 - Security: theory and practice

If a user they need to assist,
All the passwords were kept on a list.
Some may say that it’s strange
Since they have to be changed
I just changed mine. I know that it’s … uh … hmmm … Excuse me. I’ve got to call the help desk…

December 12, 2011 - See how easy user education is?

Power’s out, since the storm’s in a rage.
There’s a user who thinks I’m a sage.
“PC’s running now! Why?”
“There’s a hamster inside
Running hard in the wheel in its cage.”