Matters of Non-Compliance

Along the way, in trying to sell my services, I hear a variety of stories about systems and their problems. Recently, I’ve been hearing stories of non-compliance. I hope this is a coincidence rather than a trend.

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Providing Local Laboratory Services (or Not)

Most of us in the laboratory informatics industry end up working on projects that aren’t close to home. I’m mainly talking about the area of services I work with, which are product selection, requirements gathering, and implementation services, such as configuration/customization. While I occasionally run into people who are getting local work, they’re the minority.

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Post 700: This Blog is Back On-Line

In my last post, I let readers know that this blog would start having downtime and a changeover beginning on Friday, September 8th, 2017. Also, just by chance, today’s post is Post #700.

The blog has been moved to a new host and is finally back up and in working order. You’ll notice it looks a bit different. While I’d call it a work in progress, right now, most of what needs to work is working and it was finally close-enough to notify subscribers that it’s back. You’ll likely see more changes in the near future but most are minor cosmetic changes.

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Being a Better Leader by Ari Weinzweig

Here in Ann Arbor, there is a company called Zingerman’s that is responsible for quite a number of food opportunities. From restaurants, to a gourmet shop, a deli, a coffee roasting emporium, a dairy shop (cheese and ice cream), a bake shop, a farm, and baking classes. Oh, and management courses. Yes, the place that began as a little gourmet shop and deli is also famous for its leadership courses and books (books which are carefully sold in select places, such as ZingTrain). I finally grabbed one of their books and began reading it.

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