I came across many occasions that I was able to save my employers money through adopting alternative vendors when choosing business softwares during my brief 12 years working in Information Technology (IT). Now, I have my own business, I am using what the knowledge I have acquired through those 12 years. In this post, I
After a month working in a newsagency, I decided to setup this blogging/forum site to post my thoughts about Australian Newsagency and the industry. Hopefully, eventually other newsagents can see the benefits of this site and decide to contribute. I have setup using WordPress as the Content Management System (CMS). It is simple enough to
I had an interesting discussion with one of my colleague today. His believe is that we shouldn’t use report writers to generate reports and use a task scheduler to run the report writer. Instead, his preference would be to write a C program for each report required. If it is continuously generating data feed to
After a whole day working with MS SQL triggers (after reading all the Miicrosoft documents I can find), I event found out that the triggers in MS SQL are actually done at statement level. I was used to working with Ingres that triggers are at row level. So, for INSERT/UPDATE/DELETE triggers, I can record the
After working with Pentaho Data Integration (PDI), also known as Kettle, for more than 9 months, I am very impressed with what it can do. Despite my mandate on its adoption at Allied Express in earlier 2007 for a Business Intelligence (BI) project, I have not actually used it myself until 9 months ago. I
Putting a group of great talented individuals together doesn’t achieve great result if not every single individual be part of the team. According to the Dictionary.com, a group is any collection or assemblage of persons or things while a team is a number of persons forming one of the sides in a game or contest.