Tag Archives: business

Shrinking the Budget

Most of us rarely have to build or manage budgets in our organizations, but almost all of us are affected by the budget process. It’s tempting to ignore budgets and just do your job, but sooner or later you might … Continue reading

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From Great Idea to End Result

This editorial was originally published on May 5, 2011. It is being republished as Steve is at the PASS Summit. What’s the time for you IT department to get from great idea to a resulting application? This is a very good … Continue reading

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Bad Management

Many people know that a good manager can make a huge difference in the productivity of a staff. A bad manager can also lower productivity, but only to an extent. Fear of losing a job, or avoiding punishment can motivate … Continue reading

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Business Pressures

I know a little something about building and scaling a system on the Internet. While SQLServerCentral isn’t the largest site out there, we’ve had lots of experience with growing a site while trying to manage a business. We were successful … Continue reading

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