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IT Pro’s and Their Cars August 17, 2009

Posted by baldricman in Baldric-Man, Tech.
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Following on from my last post, …It’s a Feature! (as in, not a Bug), I thought I’d put together a little compilation of vehicles I think are appropriate for the various roles in IT. (For some context, I’ve been working in IT for the past 10 years or so, almost entirely in bespoke software development….) So, I hope you enjoy it…. On to the list!

Graphics Designer

But, if it looks this good, nobody will notice the performance!

But, if it looks this good, nobody will notice the performance!

SysAdmin

Like the admin's ideal network, his car is small, reliable, not very sexy, and bloody hard to get into.
Like the admin’s ideal network, his car is small, reliable, not very sexy, and bloody hard to get into.

Project Manager

But surely, in essence, a car is really just a bicycle?

But surely, in essence, a car is really only as complex as a bicycle?

DBA

The problem isn't the capacity. The problem is you're unnecessarily overloading it!

The problem isn't the capacity. The problem is you're unnecessarily overloading it!

Software Salesman

Er, yes, of course it comes with an ejector-seat!

Er, yes, of course it comes with an ejector-seat!

Software Developer

Yes, its going well. We're about 90% complete, just finishing up the 'look & feel' now.

Yes, its going well. We're about 90% complete, just finishing up the 'look & feel' now.

Tester

crash_test

Architect

"We're implementing the latest, cutting-edge technology" is architect-speak for "We're reinventing the wheel"

"We're implementing the latest, cutting-edge technology" is architect-speak for "We're reinventing the wheel"

The Client

Your Project Manager said this would cost about the same as a bicycle...

Your Project Manager said this would cost about the same as a bicycle...

Can you think of any others?

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Comments»

1. Deems - August 17, 2009

ROFLOL! Excellent compilation mate Very appropriate. 🙂

2. SSS - August 18, 2009

I think you should include a little avatar of your goofy face with your blogs

baldricman - August 18, 2009

I thought about it, but I want my blog to be popular based on writing-merit alone. The last thing I want is to create a cult-like following based on my looks. I feel that would be, how do you say it…. “selling out”?

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