Tag Archives: Root-Cause Analysis

Let’s Not Do That Again

Those of us who have worked in systems felt a twinge of sympathy for the folks at Research in Motion last week. Everyone’s Blackberry stopped working, and that device had become critical to modern business. But system failures happen. And … Continue reading

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Solving the Wrong Problem

There is a reason there’s that quote on the top of this page in the masthead, that one from G. K. Chesterton about how it isn’t that folks, worried sick about this or that, can’t see the solution to the … Continue reading

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