Daily Archives: 9-January-2011

The Difficulties Posed By Communications

My company currently has engineering work occurring at a number of sites that are widely separated geographically. Trying to coordinate these sites is definitely a challenge. However, this really is nothing new. When I was at HP, my first manager used to say that "Engineering communication reduces by 10 dB per foot." Continue reading

 
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The Law of Employee Retention

I was just interviewing a large number of people as part of an acquisition. After the interviews were done, the interviewers all went out to dinner and discussed the day's events. While at dinner, the topic of employee retention came … Continue reading

 
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