Quality Cannot Be Rushed

I recently attended NetApp Insight in Las Vegas, and I was hoping to write a daily blog article while at the event. That plan was quickly replaced by the reality that I was going to be working each night from my hotel room. Despite my attempts to have all projects in a stable state before leaving for the conference unexpected needs arose and my agenda had to be put aside to deal with these new workloads. The result

Making & Missing Deadlines

This week I missed my self-imposed deadline for this blog’s posting schedule. An article is supposed to be posted to this blog by Thursday of every week. I have no other commitments with this blog other than the “once a week post by Thursday” rule. This week I missed my deadline. I failed to post by Thursday. That is not okay. You can never justify missing a deadline, especially in the world of IT where busin