Monthly Archives: October 2003

BC Yanks to Dubuque?

Tuesday’s Battle Creek Enquirer ran several articles reporting that the Yanks were planning a move to Dubuque, Iowa. This is still preliminary discussion, and is subject to a bunch of approvals and other things, including Dubuque financing and building a stadium.

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Vendors: followup meeting

Today’s negotiations were mainly handled by a Jamie, a young programmer who was originally hired for web projects but who’s now working elsewhere. He asked good questions, insisted that folks contribute to the discussion, suggested things we needed to consider, made sure we all actually agreed to the solution, and carefully noted who’d taken responsibility for each specific issue. Although it looked for a time like we’d need to pull in some folks with more clout, things came together and we reached an agreement. Extremely well done.

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Vendors: a sad and unresolved tale

Actually, it was worse than that. During their efforts to develop a satisfactory delivery solution, the IT coders concluded that the architecture of the original design was seriously unstable. We’ve spent the past month or so working that out.

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Governor Kernan and the Silver Hawks

Joe Kernan, who became Governor of Indiana when Frank O’Bannon passed away a few weeks ago, is exploring purchasing the South Bend Silver Hawks. This exploration began before Kernan became governor, and is still continuing.

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