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Old 05-24-2016, 06:56 PM
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On a lighter note, I've been teaching one of the interns VBA (I'll be teaching the other two as well, but I just haven't yet). Most of what we've done so far has been for the purpose of automating some repetitive processes--primarily not terribly sophisticated stuff, though useful. What would be an interesting task to take on next? I added a bisection solve to one that I'm working on last week after goal seek started acting like a jerk, so I can probably expand on that to incorporate solves into some other contexts, but that will only take so long.
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Old 05-24-2016, 10:50 PM
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I haz the sad.
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Old 05-24-2016, 11:28 PM
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Grandmother died this morning.
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Old 05-25-2016, 10:13 AM
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It seems like everyone's grandmother is dying these days.
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Old 05-25-2016, 11:42 AM
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No, it was their model; they were pricing the product and telling us how profitable it would be. They DEFINITELY never mentioned that they were using values that were impossible IRL. As it turns out, they didn't even know the values they were using would be impossible IRL because they didn't check.
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Old 05-25-2016, 12:52 PM
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So, question for those of you in consulting: Would you feel comfortable telling a client that the premium rates you used were "just made up for profit testing" and thus it didn't matter that they wouldn't actually be payable in reality?
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Last I heard, that movie is still shown to candidates for ACAS during their Course on Professionalism.
Yup. That's 30 minutes I'll never get back...
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