Tuesday, November 14, 2006

GoogleMapping Africa

Google Maps http://maps.google.com/ now has African towns and roads, though the towns of Ethiopia don't yet show at the resolutions I'd like for the Wepoco project www.wepoco.com
(but you can't have everything). Added to which those cunning Google programmers have added another feature I've been wanting in order to expand site specific weather forecasts to more countries - http://googlemapsapi.blogspot.com/2006/11/marker-manager.html
It seems I might have a busy weekend coming up if I'm going to make the most of all this.

Friday, November 03, 2006

On management

Here are some links to useful management resources for folks who manage technical suff. I've copied these (slightly edited) from the old website.

The Quality Gurus Information from the dti.

Communicating Sequential Processes Communicating Sequential Processes, or CSP, is a language for describing patterns of interaction...

Strategy Survival Guide A guide from the Prime Minister's Strategy Unit

A Futurist's Toolbox Methodologies in Futures Work

Analyzing resources and capabilities

Developing Organisation Culture for Strategic Advantage An organisation born of Hofstede's work on corporate culture

Practical UML Abstract: This tutorial provides a quick introduction to the Unified Modeling Language™

Agile Modeling Agile Modeling (AM) is a practice-based methodology for effective modeling and documentation of software-based systems.

The Handy Guide to the Gurus of Management Charles Handy's BBC World Service series.