Posts Tagged ‘United States’

2011 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,500 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 4 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.


Evaluate your consulting expertise using the Dreyfus model

I just came across this marvelous article that outlines the various stages of competency of an IT Consultant on TechRepublic. I highly recommend this blog article by Chip Camden. In a matter of fact, I encourage every IT Consultant to read it and to rate themselves very objectively. Maybe you also want to have somebody else who knows your work rate you and then you compare the results.

Excerpt from the blog:


To say that “a comment from Chad Perrin got me thinking” is redundant, but this one made me wonder how many consultants who call themselves experts could qualify for that title based on the Dreyfus model of skill acquisition. Let’s examine the five stages of learning put forth in a 1980 paper (PDF) by Stuart E. Dreyfus and Hubert L. Dreyfus, focusing on self-evaluation:

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