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The FWACATA report, September 2014

So here is a bit on what’s going on, and where, and when, and why. Here we go:

ZOMBIE YEARS HAS FINALLY MUTATED INTO IT’S OWN MONSTER AND IS OUT TO KILL IT’S MASTER. 329 more words

Art

Freezing thoughts

I chose this image of a glacier for my new blog because I am freezing thoughts in this space. I am chronicling the trials and errors, and successes, that I have experienced throughout my career as a community organizer, nonprofit executive, and now as a novice real estate investor (my newest hobby). 65 more words

Investing

Virtual Team Leadership

Virtual Team Leadership

Virtual team leadership skills are a useful, if not necessary, asset that many leaders may overlook developing or may not effectively execute. The increased globalization of people, services and economic activity that is being facilitated by the rapid development of Internet communication and collaboration technologies has led to an exponential increase in the need for functional… 628 more words

Operations

Sustainability: Burden or Opportunity?

“Sustainability” is the concept of organizations moving beyond traditional financial metrics to define their company, and using a “triple bottom line” approach to incorporate economic/ financial, environmental, and social/ stakeholder issues into company management.   585 more words

Sustainability

The Future of Monitoring Methodologies

Do me a favor. Raise your hand if you are currently using Nagios to monitor your systems and network. Of you who raised your hands, keep them up if you are NOT using OMDistro. 855 more words

Tech

Operations and Safety: A Love Hate Relationship

Truck drivers live day in and day out managing an operational schizophrenia. You have those drivers that Operations loves, but safety hates, or that safety loves and operations hate. 476 more words

Big Ideas

Heavyweight made heavier

7810 Draycott Manor enters Wychminster with a Southampton – Birmingham (Snow Hill) train.

As supplied this engine did not have the strength to pull the skin off a rice pudding (I didn’t actually test that as it would have messed up the track bed – it’s just the impression I got). 87 more words

Locomotives