Price Transparency

March 2021

In the U.S., a coronavirus test costs between $56 and $450. The reason is lack of price transparency. When you buy IT products, chose a vendor who doesn’t try to hide the full cost. I talk about this and the cost of both proprietary and open source software in my “Price Transparency.”

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Blaming the Humans

March 2021

When a weapons officer can launch a powerful missile by accident, you can’t just brush it off as “human error.” He was just the last link in the accident chain, and you need to break the chain before the human can do anything wrong. I talk about this and give more examples and specific advice in my article “Blaming the Humans.”

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