Down at Darling Harbour on a perfect Tuesday morning!
The awards are on again, if you want to nominate a blog pop over to Kek’s blog and do so, they close in the first week of Jan.
Just found an interesting service on the O’Reilly Network Safari BookShelf. Safari BookShelf is a subscription model for eBooks. They basically have loaded a whole lot of computer books into a database and made them available on line. From the web site:- As a subscriber to Safari, you have the ability to search across theContinue reading “Safari Bookshelf”
I am addicted to podcasts at the moment, I am finding IT Conversations a fantastic source of information. My personal learning style is that of experience, reading, listening in that order. I find listening to great people speak provides me with great food for thought and then gives me a framework to go read andContinue reading “Podcasts”
Listening to Barry Schwartz’s Less is More presentation from PopTech and during which I experienced an “a ha” moment, you know the one when you suddenly understand what is going on. Barry had been talking for about 30 minutes on how the number of options made available to people actually decrease the likelihood of themContinue reading “Choices”
I have blogged about this before and I will do it again and again because I believe it is very important in workforce applications. I have been listening to the G’Day World guys talking with Buzz Bruggeman from ActiveWords. While the whole podcast was very interesting something Buzz said jumped out at me. Buzz mentionedContinue reading “User experience”
I was looking at an old article that I wrote a couple of years ago about common pitfalls when implementing Human Resource (HR) technology, which I felt is still very relevant today. By HR technology I and referring to all people based systems, ie more than just payroll. Previously implementations of HR technology might impactContinue reading “Common pitfalls when implementing eHR”
While I don’t normally agree with many of the actions taken by unions in Australia but sacking someone because they are pregnant is just wrong!
NSW TAFE has launched an online mentoring program for women in IT, great to see!
It seems next year is the blog conference year, with the Australian Blogging Conference in Feb and BlogTalk Downunder in May. I plan to attend both and I would encourage others to as well.