Raising the Stakes

Recently I’ve been quite vocal about my appreciation, nay fondness, for that little rascal we know as Raiser’s Edge. You’ve probably been planning some kind of intervention on the basis that I’m clearly of unsound mind, but it has its quirks admittedly, a bit like Mr...

Stick the kettle on

A question that gets asked of me (and of data focused forums) is “Should we get a new database?” My response will always be “Why do you think you need a new database?” I know it’s bad form to answer a question with another one, and I’m not usually known for avoiding...

What a tool!

Over the last 4 weeks there’s been a real theme emerging in the conversations I’ve had. Rather than explain the conversations I’m going to ask a question in order to paint a picture. If I gave you a duster would you be able to clean your whole house: polish...

In the blue corner…

It’s like a battle of the giants: In the blue corner we have the mighty Database. And in the red corner we have the awesome, the cutting edge C R MMmmmmmmmm. If you go to the interwebs favourite and search for a definition of the difference between a database and a...
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