Tag Archives: Consulting

An Interesting (?) Revelation From Working At Home

I know this is slight OT but maybe not totally. A lot of us work at home right?  Also many of us have dogs (like you Mark in SevenOaks) and because we work at home our dogs are with us … Continue reading

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Data Access IS The Problem

I have harped on this here before, but once again my blood-pressure is rising because I have seen a simple, efficient use of the powers of Excel marginalized by a client’s inability to get support and cooperation from the “Gate-Keepers” … Continue reading

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What I Did This Summer

I have now returned home to Canada after an extended stay in the Netherlands over the summer working on an Access Services project.  Beyond the fact that there are much worse places to hang out than Holland, I also learned … Continue reading

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Observations On A New Bathroom

We had a flood in my house when I was in Europe last month..  Apparently the toilet overflowed in the upstairs bathroom when my grown son was here alone (apparently :-)) and it destroyed the upstairs bathroom, the hall (which … Continue reading

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Office 365 And Office Professional And Access Services

So today Microsoft announced their “Office 365” Suite of “Cloud” offerings.  Previously known as BPOS (a name which I REALLY hated) it will soon include the option to “subscribe” to Office Professional as part of the deal.  Note that I said … Continue reading

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The Risks Of Working At Home

Summer’s over but I’m having trouble giving it up.  Even though I wear a sweater now when I go out I still am wearing shorts and sandals.  My toes froze walking the GKids to school this morning.  Maybe it’s time. … Continue reading

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How Can I Miss You If You Won’t Go Away?

This summer we have had the unbridled joy of having our Grandkids move in with us (G6 and B4).  Despite the sadness of a failed marriage for my son, with his kids coming here, (for logistical reasons only), we are working with their Mom … Continue reading

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Time to put my foot down (?)

Once again a client has rejected the idea of automating data collection in Excel by using a “Submit” button on the file and some VBA code to push the data into a Database in a single point on the corporate … Continue reading

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Why My Hair Is Getting White

Yesterday (Friday) a client finally got back to me with a decision I have been trying to get them to finalize for at least two months.  This app was defined as a daily management report but their needs have evolved … Continue reading

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Interesting Response

I recieved several responses to my Who Are You? question and thanx to everyone for letting me know who you are. But: 1.  Either about 7 people visit the site several times a day or quite a few people would … Continue reading

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