What's your company going to do about March Madness?
landon 1 year ago
It's time for the NCAA basketball tournament, and every year there is a debate on what to do about it. We had a couple people arguing that we "have to" block all tournament content and videos. Others, including myself, took the position that it happens every year, the world doesn't end, business goes on, and we have no complaints about things not getting done, with the exception of one of the same people who wants to block everything, but she gets angry when people talk to each other, so it doesn't take much to set her off. I personally think it give co-workers a chance to share something, most people aren't THAT into it anyway, and the amount of time "wasted" is pretty minimal anyway. Ask around your office and see how many people watched a screaming goat video this month at work. As long as work is done well, I don't really care if there is a screaming vote, sneezing panda or nasty dunk taking place on their screen.
So which approach are you taking: (a) let's see some hoops, or (b) basketball is for unemployed people?
Topic: BusinessAnswer this Question
Ask a question
Publicly, CIOs and CMOs say they get along, but in the dark recesses of the enterprise, tensions abound. Here's why.
For 14 years the Chinese government banned the manufacture or import of video game consoles. That ended last January and now Microsoft has beat the competition to market.
The expectation (or hope) that the CIO will be able to solve any IT crises that occur, is clearly not a sensible long term strategy.
New job listing data shows that demand for Python developers is up significantly
The good news: it's $39/month. The bad news: the price is only good for a year and there's a $99 activation fee.
Expect NASA’s new method for getting astronauts into space to hit the occasional snag
Journalists, nurses and plumbers are among those who drink more coffee than people in technology
Also, Disney, iHeartRadio and DramaFever get Chromecast support.
A new study of GitHub data reveals characteristics of successful open source projects
Google's decision last year to kill Google Reader, its RSS feed and Web-based service, allowed a tiny rival to grow into a company with revenue of at least $1.3 million a year.