SQL Server, Analytics, .Net, Machine Learning, R, Python
Mitch Wheat has been working as a professional programmer since 1984, graduating with a honours degree in Mathematics from Warwick University, UK in 1986. He moved to Perth in 1995, having worked in software houses in London and Rotterdam. He has worked in the areas of mining, electronics, research, defence, financial, GIS, telecommunications, engineering, and information management. Mitch has worked mainly with Microsoft technologies (since Windows version 3.0) but has also used UNIX. He holds the following Microsoft certifications: MCPD (Web and Windows) using C# and SQL Server MCITP (Admin and Developer). His preferred development environment is C#, .Net Framework and SQL Server. Mitch has worked as an independent consultant for the last 10 years, and is currently involved with helping teams improve their Software Development Life Cycle. His areas of special interest lie in performance tuning
Tuesday, March 03, 2009
Online Book Orders
I just received a reply to a query I sent to the (Australian) Angus & Robertson online bookstore. Part of the (very quick) response that was unrelated to my query was quite surprising:
"Angus & Robertson is currently in the process of developing a completely newThat seems really crazy to me. If losing 5+ weeks worth of online sales was not enough, what happens if their new web site project overruns? They lose more sales! I can only assume they don't currently sell many books online...
MSN, Email: mitch døt wheat at gmail.com