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Comment Re:Okaaay. (Score 1) 203

Mod Parent Up, this is an excellent use of existing resources. If you're looking for extra Karma, collect some of the e-mails that relate to certain areas and use OneNote's various folder systems to organise them. Both Outlook and OneNote are bog-standard in most enterprises, anyone will be able to support access to the files, and using some kind of half-way useful naming structure will have the new hire praising your name (in private at least).

Comment Regular bet writ large to make interesting news? (Score 2) 74

I'm betting that the bet in the story is either a fiction (to get journalists to cover the story) or a regular part of some lab's cultures "That'll Never work!" "Bet you it will!" "How Much" "10 gets you 100, I'll put it in writing" "You're on!" "Ooh, that's interesting..."

Comment Re:Vendor vs In House (Score 1) 209

Also, don't just Ask the end users, actually watch them work. Google, MS, Apple, etc., they actually setup labs and watch how people interact with their products. That way you can See if they're having problems with your software, you don't have to rely on the problem being big enough for them to remember and write it down. Some/many users don't want to seem stupid and ask silly questions.

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