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Having a new director does not ensure easy transition. After a few reshuffling in the structure and organization in my university we had the biggest surprise. We have anew boss, because our old boss was transferred to another assignment and the new boss is and eversince she is a BOSS. She occupies a very high position in the university  structure and now she on Pressures were felt as she conducted the first meeting with us. Reality Bites!!!

Its the last few days of June again we still havent deployed anything from the newly developed IS and i starting to worry.. If the schedule is to be met the deployment should have started but because some things are still to be resolved , we have to wait again.. Regarding my problem on ClickOnce well until now it is still a problem but im having great developments on it..keep u posted on that....

Right now my fellow faculty is in the seminar hall listening to Dr. Lourdes Quisumbings talk and im here fiddling with the keyboard....Lucky for me i have to look into the installation of the PABX systemin the school.. Ill surely miss a great talk but ill be there this afternoon..

Knowledge seem to come from anywhere so dont stop learning and dont stop evolving.......    


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