A career path for selected men and women who appear to conform to the management ideal. Recent refs to To Be or To Do Chinese and Indian Entrepreneurs Are Eating America's Lunch If IBM Hadn't Bet the Company virtual Friday - n. which can also apply to leaving early on (real or virtual) Friday.
First recorded in 1965, but popular as ever in the 1990s. It somewhat complimented the CEO's projection that the revenue was going to double from its B ...and there was massive building program going on to double manufacturing capacity (and I guess "fast track" was attempting to double executives? However, in the mid-80s, it was clear that hardware was becoming increasingly commoditized and the business was starting to move in the opposite direction (in a few years the company was to go into the red) fast track also has overtones of Boyd's To Be or To Do ...Let me explain the MS to world: Stop sending money, we have enough - was Re: Most ... Project Monterey https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Monterey -- virtualization experience starting Jan1968, online at home since Mar1970 I had done some analysis of CVE reports (in part support for my merged security taxonomy & glossary) ...can't run Vista time spent/day on a computer The Perfect Computer - 36 bits? back when they were still being handled by Mitre (at the time, I had asked some of the Mitre people if the reports could follow a little more structured reporting; at the time they said they were lucky enough to get people to fill them out at all).Something constructive but hard to control; a fresh of breath air (sic). The memos are required reading for anyone with a serious interest in quality products. The folklore was that when the executive committee was informed of computer conferencing (and the internal network), 5of6 wanted to fire me. including working with customers like Bof A on relational database (consulting with IMS group, etc). past posts mentioning original relational/sql implementation There was also Jim's MIP Envy as he was departing: in this post post (in First Data group) mentioning celebration for Jim held at Berkeley Father Of Financial Dataprocessing In the wake of Tandem Memos the corporation instituted officially sanctioned (and controlled) computer conferencing. Well, when I started using computers they didn't even use electricity yet, much less transistors. It was first diagnosed in September 1984, when the BYTE8406 forum was removed from the IBMPC Conference. The career path is designed to enhance their abilities and loyalty, traditionally by rapid promotion and by protecting them from the more disastrous errors that they might commit. Arbitrary interchangable executives complimented the "Mongolian Hordes Technique" paradigm: Mongolian Hordes Technique - n.
Tandem Memos was somewhat kicked off after a visit to Jim Gray at Tandem. from ibm jargon: BYTE8406 - bite-eighty-four-oh-sixv. A software development method whereby large numbers of inexperienced programmers are thrown at a mammoth software project (instead of deploying a small team of skilled programmers). fast track especially became epidemic in the later half of the 80s.
it was easier to clone an RDBMS and only have the items needed for specific set of tasks ... Heavily used in 1988, when VNET was converted from the old but trusty RSCS software to the new strategic solution. The career path is designed to enhance their abilities and loyalty, traditionally by rapid promotion and by protecting them from the more disastrous errors that they might commit. The Wednesday or Thursday before a long weekend in the USA for which the Thursday or Friday (respectively) is a holiday. I would sponsor (real & virtual) Friday's after work at some watering hole near san jose plant site.
like customer name & address in possibly hundreds of different databases. past posts mentioning original relational/sql System/R -- virtualization experience starting Jan1968, online at home since Mar1970 re: IBM Future System IBM Future System If IBM Hadn't Bet the Company If IBM Hadn't Bet the Company A History of VM Performance A History of VM Performance from ibm jargon: fast track - n. and there was massive building program going on to double manufacturing capacity (and I guess fast track was attempting to double executives). a couple old "virtual Friday" emails Date: 03/31/83 From: wheeler re: friday; cc: friday; since tomorrow is a day off ... it was that somebody in YKT was telling xxxxxx that we couldn't have Boyd speak in SJR until after he spoke in YKT. besides supposedly doing their own design, there was also heavy funding for Steve's SSI.
NSF, Cornell, MIT, Stanford, Berkeley, Michigan, Minnesota, Illinois, Uof Texas, Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, TUCC, Princeton, Penn State, Wisconsin, UCLA, NCAR, FERMI, and VLA. re: If IBM Hadn't Bet the Company a lot of the holidays in the US have also moved to mondays ... -- virtualization experience starting Jan1968, online at home since Mar1970 re: I actually miss working at IBM I actually miss working at IBM I actually miss working at IBM I actually miss working at IBM from ibm jargon: fast track - n.
-- virtualization experience starting Jan1968, online at home since Mar1970 Tandem Memos - n. It refers to the computer-based conference (widely distributed in 1981) in which many technical personnel expressed dissatisfaction with the tools available to them at that time, and also constructively criticised the way products were are developed. as mentioned upthread, I had been blamed for computer conferencing on the internal network in the late 70s & early 80s, including Tandem Memos. The tendency for any social discussion among computer people to drift towards exaggeration. Derives from the observation that erasing a banned public file does not destroy the information, but merely creates an uncountable number of private copies. however since I was responsible for calling "fridays after work" ... A career path for selected men and women who appear to conform to the management ideal. it doesn't mention the disastrous results that it had on organizations that were unfortunate enough to have an executive position being used for fast track (having rapid transition by large number of different individuals that didn't understand that organizations business).
IBM Unionization The history of Structure capabilities was: 1975 movie "Three Days of the Condor" tech stuff Memories of ACC, IBM Channels and Mainframe Internet Devices Taxes THE runs in DOS box? Old word & word combination frequency analysis since then CVE reports have moved to nist recent post discussing buffer overflow in more detail: references old article from the 90s about buffer overflow is the most common security bug: into this century it somewhat shifts to 1/3rd buffer overflow, 1/3rd social engineering, and 1/3rd automatic execution.