There is no such thing as a simple application. I recently joined a community initiative to organize a flea market in our neighborhood. Our neighbor is a lovely lady in her third age who nocks at our door whenever she has a technical problem. In that lazy morning she came by, apparently in a hurry, asking me if I knew a practical way to extract information from email messages to populate a spreadsheet. She had to get ready for this because people would start registering in three days by email and that was the agreed procedure with the rest of the team. When she tried to demonstrate her intent in her laptop, it became immediately clear she was not going anywhere with her limited computer abilities.Continue reading...
What I'm Reading
The First 90 Days by Michael D. Watkins
One of the concerns we have in a new job is how long it might take to fullfil the expectations of the company. We try to work hard, learn fast, be disciplined to be rapidly recognized, but are we doing it right? That's a Harvard Business Review book, considered an international bestseller and improved from its original release in 2003. Looking forward to finish it!