Will there be 23 more years of GeoMetrick Enterprises? That’s my own question, actually.
With GeoMetrick Enterprises turning 23, this month, there have been many projects and industries served. In addition, it’s not just project work but other tasks that have been accomplished, as well.
With GeoMetrick Enterprises turning 23, this month, there have been a variety of products involved in the projects delivered.
With GeoMetrick Enterprises turning 23, this month, there would be a lot more thank yous due if I hadn’t done some, along the way, but there’s always room for more.
This month, GeoMetrick Enterprises turns 23 years old.
Some of you might have noticed some broken links and visual changes starting to take place, here in this blog. That’s because I’m making a minor overhaul of this blog.
For many of the middle years of my business, I would take the New Year as an opportunity to revisit my business, make new plans, and come up with great ideas for the New Year. In the past few years, I find myself being more reflective than anything else.
Ever since the US Thanksgiving holiday (i.e., since the of November), I’ve received quite a lot of contacts about consulting work both from potential end-customers as well as from larger consulting firms looking to subcontract. It’s been pretty crazy, actually.
People get into arguments about what programming language is best to use for laboratory software projects. Some people argue for C#, others for Java, and we get into heated discussions about which languages are “real” programming languages and which should be dropped to the bottom of a deep ocean. In the end, for most projects, it doesn’t matter.
I’ve worked for, with and as a project manager, and for and with managers, as many of you have. Among them, some have been great, others horrible, many mediocre. What brings this to mind is that I was having a conversation with someone not long ago who was talking about their project manager and just making some general comments, neither positive nor negative, but merely descriptive. In hearing the comments, I realized both that the person had no idea what a project manager actually does and also that their project manager doesn’t actually do project management. As an aside, I’d been reading “The Spy and the Traitor” and realized that story is relevant to this (which I will get to later in this post).