Tag: FedGov

Goodbye PMO Email

Goodbye PMO Email

Today was my last day with the PMO.  I couldn’t help but send an email to everyone before the SysAdmin locked all of my accounts. I’ve already gone to security and turned in my badges.  I’ve already talked to everyone I could find.  It is Friday, ya know.  You can’t expect everyone to be in…

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Sometimes It Is Best To Just Listen

Sometimes It Is Best To Just Listen

Today was a very interesting day.  It was the first day our team had been together in a week.  The DC FedGov closures have really rattled people.  As contractors and consultants, we are not Government employees.  We play by different rules.  Depending on your contract, if the FedGov is closed, you may not get paid.…

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The FedGov Fail Day 3

The FedGov Fail Day 3

As we enter the 3rd day of Washington DC being shut down, I ask myself why.  It’s 2010, for crying out loud!  You’d think they would find a way to keep things operational.  Just because government employees can’t report to physical locations, doesn’t mean they can’t work, right?  From the OPM.gov website, Federal agencies in…

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The Pain Of IE6 And Application Development

The Pain Of IE6 And Application Development

Yesterday, a vendor advised my client the new feature requested to be implemented doesn’t work quite right with Internet Explorer (IE)6.  The feature works fine with all “modern” browsers but IE6 is a major pain point.  You may ask yourself why we’re even having this conversation.  Well, because we’re talking about the Federal Government.  There…

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