Monthly Archive: March 2011

Mar 11

Ignore That RFP When…

It is often difficult to ignore the RFP that just lands on your desk.  There lies the untold riches and glory that awaits you. But just like the gold rush, most people come home empty handed with RFPs.  In each RFP, there is exactly one winner (there are RFPs with zero winner – yes, these …

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Mar 04

Increase Upload Quota in WordPress

In WordPress Network, there is a upload size quota limitation, defaulted to 10MB.  Which works for ISP selling their spaces at premium, but not if you already buy the space: Administration -> Super Admin -> Sites Choose the site that you want to update the quota, click Edit Update the field that says Site Upload …

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Mar 03

Flapjax – Functional Reactive Programming in Javascript

What if programming can be as simple as writing spreadsheet formulas? Now – there are some complex spreadsheets out there for sure, but the power of spreadsheet comes from that the values are self-updating, i.e. changing value in one cell will automatically cause all its dependent cells to reflect the change.  If spreadsheets cannot do …

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Mar 03

Should You Have Faith in Lean Startups (or In Your Startup)?

Technology Adoption Lifecycle

Ash Maurya is asking a very good question: Do you have faith in lean startups? He goes on to digest the “faith” in lean startups and cautions the practitioners to have a healthy dose of skeptism: Observe the Stockdale Paradox at play – faith of ultimate result must be compartmentalized from the brutal confrontation of …

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Mar 01

Recruiting and Attracting Technical Talents

Summary of the thread over in Lean Startup Circles discussing how to compensate technical talents, which then turn into its prerequisite on attracting the talent in the first place: It is currently a supplier’s market – there are more demands for technical talents than there are supplies Startup’s compete with each other, as well as with …

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