[IWE] Gory details -- UPDATE

Barry Roomberg iwe@warhead.org.uk
Mon, 6 Feb 2006 21:43:58 -0500

Dam, I just wasted the last hour!

On Monday 06 February 2006 9:02, Drew Kime wrote:
> Well now it's getting interesting.
> As I believe I mentioned before [goes and checks ... yup, I
> mentioned] the tech lead at the corporate IT Dept told them Friday
> she was off the project.  I just got a call from her.
> Something I didn't mention earlier is that this project already ate
> the corporate IT Director and VP/CIO.  Well the new VP/CIO spent most
> of today negotiating with the tech lead to bring her back on board.
> I don't know if she got everything she asked for, but she got enough
> to come back on the project?
> "And what would that include?" they ask with bated breath.
> Starting today, all testing for this project goes through the
> corporate IT department.  One of the two people who will be signing
> off was supposed to be visiting for two days at the end of this
> month, then I was going to go with her to California for the second
> half of the week.  We were putting together a PMO to actually impose
> some structure on things.
> That person has gotten the go-ahead from VP/CIO to bring me in as a
> consultant.  I would technically be reporting to either the IT
> Director or directly to the VP/CIO ... that will have to be worked
> out while we're negotiating my price.
> Man, this is going to be fun.
> Drew
> PS: Barry, I didn't even have to do it myself.  Who was that who
> said, "It's not what you know, it's who you know"?  Well in this case
> it's more like, "It's who knows what you know."
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