January 5 - 16, 2015

January 16, 2015 - Gotcha!

I told HR I'm taken aback.
In my skills I most surely don't lack.
Though my name said McGroin,
Still that class I must join.
In that class, I'll be Skratchen McRack.

January 15, 2015 - Your new IT TLA is ATM: Always Talk to Maintenance

Though their cabling worked for a spell,
In a year, the whole job went to heII.
They were FUBARed, we say
In the acronym way,
All because of some NaCl.

January 14, 2015 - Why we love outsourcing, Purchasing, and vendors

Is the purchasing person that dim?
Requisitions are read on a whim?
A new license? Don't jest.
Many Tanksters have guessed
Folks like that are best handled by JIM.

January 13, 2015 - Why "over-engineered" is NOT a dirty word

When my bill of goods system was coded,
Many levels deep items exploded.
They're not matching, you see,
Since the old one goes three.
Was the coder who wrote the thing loaded?

January 12, 2015 - Now aren't you glad you cleared your weekend?

Of that app, I'm the company's master.
We must test to avoid a disaster.
Use an empty DB?
Now, I'm sure you will see
With no data, the app will run faster!

January 5 - 9 Vacation