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Archive for May, 2018

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly…

Adel Khan · May 31st 2018

The good news is you’ve finally got you’re usage data, the bad news is you now know you’re non-compliant and the ugly news…well, the ugly news is having to explain to the CFO that you’re going need to buy a SAM tool to make it all ok again… But what if you don’t need to…

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For a Fistful of Data…

Adel Khan · May 25th 2018

You can’t get your data and the vendor knows that you can’t…the vendor also knows you know they know you can’t get your data…so you stare across the table at each other…It’s like a scene from a spaghetti western…the camera cuts between the eyes of the dueling rivals…It’s high noon between vendor and customer…you both…

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Under Siege

Adel Khan · May 17th 2018

It’s all Royal wedding ‘this’ and Royal wedding ‘that’ this week, so we’re going to deliberately leave any talk of royalty out of this week’s SAMcraft *newsletter. Does anybody still watch the popular paranoia based BBC tv drama Panorama? No? Well on Monday’s Panorama we were all given a stark warning about the dangers of…

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It’s a Business not a Beanie…One Size does not fit all!

Adel Khan · May 9th 2018

Why do customers expect to be interrogated or ignored by consultants? Why do they expect that the people they are paying are going to come in and not listen to them? Because almost all of the *old guard of consultancies behave like this. They come in wanting to show the customer who knows most, who…

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The Name of the Game

Adel Khan · May 3rd 2018

“It’s a needle in a haystack? Where do we start? It might be tricky with so and so who looks after such and such”… Sound familiar? Sound like something could be slowing down what would be a successful project? Don’t worry about it just remember two things: 1. If ABBA can bury the hatchet and record…

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