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Old 03-14-2007, 04:40 AM   #6
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Default Person for the project?

Originally Posted by CarlSeiler View Post
In the short term, however, I'm needing to write basic queries in Query Analyzer that correct some data issues.

I'm not convinced I'm the person for the project, though. I'm not a computer scientist, and I've only had one course in Pascal in 1990--no experience whatsoever in GUI development. I know, though, that there are plenty of other people who've found themselves in a similar position and been able to chart a new career path as a result.
If you want to chart a new career path, go for it.

If you want the business to have the project done well and promptly, you should consider hiring a consultant or new staff person who has experience with the operating system and software tools and can do the work without a big learning curve to overcome. This choice may not be cheap, but what is the project worth to the company if it is done well and fairly quickly?
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