Profits soaring in otherwise stunted economy

“Shareholders are estatic.” proclaimed Idell Luettgen, product manager over licensing while speaking on a monthly directors call. “Well, the new licensing model is proving to be a little bit of a heavy lift for us here in TAC.” snapped Franz Nyström, director of North American TAC. “The customers are struggling to understand why certain things that were once included as an entitlement are now a licensed option, especially after a forced “security patch” version of the firmware....

November 13, 2022 · 3 min · M.P.Labelspace

Email policy in tatters

“This is absolute but anarchy!” moaned IT generalist and policy aficionado Cody Sadleir of IT consulting firm “SavanIT”. “They’re literally wasting bits on the wire with this affront to proper etiquette, norms, and most importantly POLICY. We just don’t do it this way, if folks really can’t use the simply elegance of procmail that I have talked about at length at several happy hour events, I just don’t think they should be in IT....

October 16, 2022 · 3 min · M.P.Labelspace

Innovation: Startup emerging from stealth mode.

Fledgling startup Positive Inverse is emerging from stealth mode with their new on-demand service specializing in providing uninventive and overly cautious enterprises with a suite of tools for denying anything from innovative ideas to standard changes required for moderinization. “We think there is a real market here.” Roger Snozcumber, founder and Chief Negating Office proudly proclaimed. “Look, there are a myriad of monolithic businesses out there that are absolutely terrified of any change whatsoever but may be too busy, aloof, or just plain embarassed to admit that they are too afraid of progress....

July 31, 2022 · 2 min · M.P.Labelspace

Network Engineer side hustle not generating expected income.

“I just don’t get it” veteran network engineer and serial entrepreneur Burton Zayden declared. “I guess I can kinda understand why someone wouldn’t be interested in my last business endeavor, but this one, people should really be thinking about it. It’s pretty mesmerizing.” Mr. Zayden continues, motioning to his pile of faux ethernet jacks crafted into ear rings and bolo ties - a failed business model which included a “major social media push” to popularize nonfunctional ethernet jacks as a fashion item....

June 5, 2022 · 2 min · M.P.Labelspace