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SamWard
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Managing System & Networks

As systems become more sophisticated we are loosing some of our deep understanding of system operations. While most engineers and analyst are technically superior in many ways, we also miss the mark on understanding the underlying operation.
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Posted in Technology on January 5, 2015

Changing Jobs

After 14 months at my present job it appears I will need to change jobs again due to a pending reorganization. The healthcare IT industry is getting at the end of the EMR surge and more organizations are trimming their staff to control cost. I don't
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Posted in Business on January 5, 2015

2015 - New Year/ New Chalenge

I must say I am not looking forward to 2015's arrival. My wife has notified me that we will start a new diet with no option for cheating. It's an all raw diet which does not sound appetizing at all. While I enjoy raw veggies and salads as the main course e
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Posted in Personal on December 17, 2014

Electronic Devices

As we all know, smart phones are everywhere. Every member of my family has a smart phone. (Please don't think I am without my phone for long. I'm one of the addicts out there with my finger moving furiously.) I noticed something a bit surprisin
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Posted in Personal on December 12, 2014

Christmas - On Call

This will be an odd Christmas for the family. I am on call the week of Christmas and must be within 30 minutes of work. I don't see it as a bad thing because others will be in the hospital and we need to provide support just as any other day. We hav
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Posted in Personal on December 12, 2014

Stock Market ?

Anyone invest in individual stocks? I have a small account that I "play". Not much money but I do enjoy researching companies and attempting to predict their worth. Last two quarters of 2013 and the first to of 2014 I did fairly well at approximately 30%.
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Posted in Business on December 11, 2014

Millionaire - Missed it by 2 days

Many of us have an entrepreneurial spirit. That could be the motivation for some of us to write. In the late 90's and early 2000's I contracted with Fortune 500 companies providing network management system configuration. After my first contract was
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Posted in Personal on December 11, 2014

Proud Papa

I image that most parents of grown children are proud. I have 3 grandsons and 1 granddaughter. Ages rage from 6 years to 6 months. They are so special and I enjoy each minute with them. All of my kids (2 sons and 1 daughter) are pursuing their dream
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Posted in Family on December 11, 2014

Healthcare System Decommissioning - Warning: Computer Geek Article

When assigned my latest project in the fall I was completely lost. Fortunately I had a little experience with system decommissioning but it was in the research world. Research data is much simplier than acute care data for decommissioning. One research stu
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Posted in Business on December 11, 2014

Working for a Charity

As you can probably guess from some of my articles, I am not a young guy. I have had the pleasure of working for different industries and held different positions. I've bartended, cut meat and designed medical implants, electro-surgery equipment and comput
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Posted in Personal on December 11, 2014

Comments (3)

hi, followin yu, have a good day.

December 19, 2015, 12:14 AM

hey ! im new in here !! you're posting is quite cool :) glad to connect u

December 5, 2014, 3:16 AM

Hello - happy to follow you

December 1, 2014, 4:14 PM