Random notes from a nearby land

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Moving git repositories

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So whilst moving between github organisations - which is relatively straight forward, I also had to move some from Atlassian Stash unfortunately there’s not as simple a method to do this, but a good way of mirroring between two repos is as follows:

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Useful business KPIs

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  1. Net Promoter score - how likely a customer will recommend
  2. customer profitability score - how much profit does individual customers bring to business after costs
  3. customer retention rate - loyalty and churn
  4. conversation rate - how well prospectives are turned into customers
  5. relative market share - how big a share of the pie do you have
  6. revenue growth rate - rate of increase of income
  7. net profit - income minus expenses
  8. net profit margin - percentage of revenue that is profit
  9. gross profit margin - profit generate per X of sales
  10. operating profit margin - operating income divided by revenue
  11. Return in investment - how much X investment generates in new income
  12. cash conversion cycle - how long it takes for ROI to happen
  13. capacity utilisation rate - how saturated are you resources?
  14. project schedule variance - are projects meeting time scales
  15. project cost variance - are projects meeting budgets
  16. earning value metric - value generated by ongoing projects
  17. order fulfilment cycle time (OFCT) - time taken from order to delivery (cash flow)
  18. delivery in full, on time (DIFOT) rate - how often customer gets what they want when they want it based on total number of orders
  19. quality index - expectation of quality from customers
  20. process downtime level - how much wasted time
  21. staff advocacy score - similar to net promoter score
  22. staff engagement level - how does employee behaviour contribute to business goals
  23. absenteeism Bradford factor - what’s the cost of unauthorised absence.
  24. human capital added value (HCAV) - financial value of each employee
  25. 360-degree feedback score - how are staff rated by others/selves

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Has microsoft lost it’s way?

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I cannot help but feel, very probably not helped by the rest of the tech press that Microsoft is still struggling to understand what it’s core market is and how to move forward.

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moving to github

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So I’m a big dabbler when it comes to my personal site/pages, over the years I’ve moved from the following technologies/software to host:

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