Al Bsharah Business Minded, Technically Inclined

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Merger and Acquistion – How to Fail at it from a Technology Perspective

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I thought it would be fun to take a different perspective on how to go about merging or acquiring a company…by focusing our undevided attention on how to fail at it.  This article focuses mostly on the technology aspects and skips over Human Resources, Finance, and other non-technical areas.  I will spend a little time on Operations, though…as Technology and Operations should be...

Managing Distractions and Increasing Productivity – How Do We Get Things Done?

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We live in a very distractable world.  Email, Instant Messanger, Cell Phones, Home Phone (if you still have one), Text Messages, Desk Phone.  No matter where you are, you can be interrupted.  Sometimes in more ways than just one…  How many times has this happened to you: You’re on a call at your desk, and another call beeps in.  You have to ignore it, as…you’re on another...

Brainstorming with Mind Mapping Software

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Since the Acquisition (press release maybe this Friday?) of Network Insight (NI), I’ve been spending a fair amount of time trying to understand the technologies of our new company.  My responsibilities at NI have always included the technologies we used to run our business, and manage the networks of our many customers from within our 24×7 NOC (among my many other duties).  With the...

Al Bsharah Business Minded, Technically Inclined