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Jamie Lawrence

Jamie Lawrence

I help non-technical founders start their business, build their product, get their first customers, and grow their technical team. I'm a generalist software engineer and I've worked with many different languages over the past 15 years but my current tool of choice is Ruby on Rails. I'm also an enthusiastic photographer and a novice archer

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September 24, 2010 1

Corporate Double-speak

I got this email at work today… Note: If a SEMP UI/Common Dopo deployer must consciously choose to use/leverage TOM, then make sure you have both a DEU with SEMP UI/Common Dopo as well as a DEU with TOM. * acronyms changed What?! It’s like a rejected scene from Office Space. Please shoot me if […]

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March 13, 2007 0

First Day of Work

Yesterday was my first day as an IBM employee. I’ve joined Vallent, a software company that provides performance management and service quality monitoring solutions for telecoms operators — and they’re a recent IBM acquisition. The first day was like all first days: confusing, overwhelming, boring and generally good. I’m glad to be joining a great […]

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