Internet Explorer 7

Our company is Microsoft certified, which gives us some great perks. One of the biggest is we’re able to get all the Microsoft titles to test, and develop on. I decided to give IE 7 beta a shot to see exact where Microsoft was going with their browser (and who they were stealing from now). After a relatively quick installation, I went ahead and tried to open IE. Continue reading

Log File UNIX Commands

One of the biggest parts of my job is managing website log files. Our business is very “marketing-centric”, so missing log file data isn’t expectable. There have been a few situations were log files have been split or broken. Below are three nice little commands which have helped tremendously. Continue reading

Sorry for the lack of

Sorry for the lack of posts. Some of the features of this companies blog are not cooperating. But the show must go on…

All I really wanted to say for today is that I don’t think there can be anything more beautiful than waking your daughter up from her nap, have her open up her eyes, and get the biggest smile you have ever seen. Because I get to be with her all day, instead of her being in daycare.

Don’t get me wrong, I grew up in daycare. My father was a single parent and that was the best he could do. I learned a lot from being in daycare. Maybe one day when John is a little older, we will let her go. But until then, we’ll just keep her all to ourself’s. We will have brief showings, please call for an appointment.

Effects of Mergers

As more and more companies begin to merge and acquire new companies, they are all going through the process of reducing the number of systems, reducing costs, and trying to achieve visibility across multiple, converging product lines. This is beneficial for companies to do so to be able to stay ahead of competition and reduce costs for both themselves and consumers. If companies do not try to merge their systems, according to Billing and OSS World, “the resulting entities can end up with anywhere from 5 or 10 to 50 or 100 disparate customer billing and OSS systems.”