French Caldwell

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Archives for August, 2012


Things That Go Boom — Safety Second!

by French Caldwell  |  August 13, 2012  |  Comments Off

Living inside the capital beltway, you meet all kinds of people that have jobs that just don’t have any equivalency anywhere else:  Like the lady I talked to last week who provides advice on safety issues associated with the modernization program for the nation’s nuclear weapons stockpile.  I mentioned to her a recent GAO report [...]

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IT Is an Existential Threat to Business

by French Caldwell  |  August 3, 2012  |  Comments Off

IT – The Existential Threat With the growing number of business failures attributable to IT, it’s getting hard to keep up with them all.  Who can forget the IT-enabled bungling of the Facebook IPO.  And now we have the Knight Capital hash – where a mistake in a high frequency trading program has created an [...]

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