March 2004 Archives

I get a lot of questions about resume writing. Here are my resume tips. Please excuse the formatting. (a better formatted version is here)

Posted by Tom Limoncelli in Best of Blog

TPOSANA's discussion on outsourcing tries to give guidelines about when (and when not) to do it. The worst possible situation is when the people signing the contract are ignorant of the issues needed to understand such a contract. The larger the contract, the more likely it is that this will happen.

Robert X. Cringely's new column on EDS and the Navy and Marine Corp Intranet (NMCI) contract shows that the problem can go both ways. EDS's contracting people were commissioned on getting the contract signed, and were disconnected from the people that would do the work. As a result, they signed an unprofitable contract:

Posted by Tom Limoncelli

New web site up!

Welcome to our new web site! We've modernized the format, added a blog (one that permits comments), and imported all the old content. Tell us what you think?

Posted by Tom Limoncelli in Site Announcements

While writing the book, Chris was doing a PhD in Aeronautical Engineering at Imperial College London. With the PhD complete, she is now starting work at the Sauber Formula 1 motor racing team as an Aerodynamicist.

Posted by Christina J. Lear

We're proud to announce that Tom will be speaking at a panel called "System Administration: The Big Picture" at Usenix 2004.

Posted by Tom Limoncelli in AppearancesArchive