Category Archives: IT

Why do I choose Delphi?

Why?  Really, why do I?  In a world full of PHP, Java, Visual Studio, Python, Lua, and all these other syntaxes, what is it about Delphi that brings me back time and time again? First off, let’s be clear – … Continue reading

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Delphi Does Data

Delphi Hi everyone! Last time we talked Delphi, we talked a bit about frameworks and we built your first Delphi app, a “Hello World” for Windows.  This time around, we’re going to talk about one of the most common uses … Continue reading

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A Delphi Primer with RAD Studio 10.2

Hey hey, everyone! Today is a day off for a public holiday – couldn’t tell you which one off the top of my head – in Germany.  They do a few of these in May and June, and this time … Continue reading

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GeoIP is NOT acceptable

Hi all. Forgive the incendiary headline.  I do consider GeoIP to have its legitimate uses, but please, bear with me and read on. While my primary PC updates itself to Windows 10, I feel the need to express something that … Continue reading

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Multipliers Don’t Create

Well, that’s a rather general topic, isn’t it?  Okay, let’s get specific:  in the last twenty years, computers and software, roughly labeled “technology,” have become absolutely ubiquitous and necessary in first-world business.  And yet, human expectations of them have been … Continue reading

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Terms I’ve coined…

I just finished reading a blog post over at Coding Horror regarding that author’s top-30 favorite new terms, and I was sad to see that none of mine made it in, so here’s the first three I can remember: “Borked”, … Continue reading

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KPIs Part II – As Applied to a Technical Support department

This is Part 2 of a series – Part 1 can be found here So…part 2 of this series will take a look at the KPIs appropriate for a Technical Support department.  In order to arrive at what elements of … Continue reading

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Key Performance Indicators in IT – part 1

I was asked recently by a company as part of their first-round hiring process a question very similar to this: How would you establish measurement of the departments under you in such a way that you would have an indication … Continue reading

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