Bye Bye Lotus 1-2-3 â€“ Thanks for the Memories
- It was bittersweet to read this week that IBM has announced the end of support for Lotus 1-2-3.Â This may seem like a minor blip on the geek landscape, but for me this announcement was akin to Proust’s madelines.Â Released in January of 1983, Lotus 1-2-3 became the first killer app for personal computers, releasing [...]
Fredo, I know it was youâ€¦ at KronosWorks!
- Last week I was in a meeting on KronosWorks 2013 planning, and someone asked what the â€œbig customer eventâ€ would be. The conference is in Orlando this year, so the theme parks are a draw. A fun â€œNew York Street Partyâ€ we threw at Universal Studios came up, and guesses on the year began. â€œ2004,â€ […]
Is the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 Good for Workers or Not?
- This week I spoke with my Workforce Institute colleagues Sue Meisinger and Andy Brantley about the Working Families Flexibility Act currently making its way through Congress.Â If passed, this Act would enable private sector employers to offer comp time in lieu of overtime pay to their hourly workers.Â This has been the case for public [...]