Glengarry Glen Ross rules!

What a refreshing way to start my morning, but to read about sales strategies, and at that, the oldest one in the book: ABC – Always Be Closing! (This of course is from the Glengarry Glen Ross movie or theatre play – I’ve seen both…) Reading it on Brendon Connelly’s Slacker Manager blog made me…

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March aka end of quarter madness

It’s been a very busy months. Personal projects at home, ibm projects at the office. Many things to set in place early in the year, so that I can breathe a little easier later. Q1 at IBM is always so much about planning and executing, which is a difficult balance to achieve. I’m still very…

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Automatically restarting WebSphere processes

Same problem as for VNC, I essentially always want WebSphere Application Server processes to be up. Well, the IBM WAS InfoCenter has the answer for us here: Automatically restarting server processes On a Linux or UNIX operating system, after you install the WebSphere Application Server product, set up a Linux and UNIX-based shell script to…

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SOA and WebSphere Process Integration Education

For the next four days, I will be attending the SOA and WebSphere Process Integration V6 eSTEW. This is so I can help my fellow IBMers and you (Partners and Clients) as you call for information on our new product line. I like attending classes, even virtual ones. But I do have a short attention…

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It’s Project Crunch Time

There are so many things besides answering pre-sales questions we do that sometimes it gets mind-numbing trying to track every take-away you owe to everyone on everything. [takes a deep breath] Over the course of this week, I’ll be trying to finalize the RFP tracking application I’ve built for the coordinators across the Software Techline…

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