THE SQL Server Blog Spot on the Web

Welcome to SQLblog.com - The SQL Server blog spot on the web Sign in | |
in Search

Andy Leonard

Andy Leonard is CSO of Linchpin People and SQLPeople, an SSIS Trainer, Consultant, and developer; a Business Intelligence Markup Language (Biml) developer; SQL Server database and data warehouse developer, community mentor, engineer, and farmer. He is a co-author of SQL Server 2012 Integration Services Design Patterns. His background includes web application architecture and development, VB, and ASP. Andy loves the SQL Server Community!
Note: Comments are moderated. Spam shall not pass! </GandalfVoice>

Trick Question

Introduction

This post is the fifty-fourth part of a ramble-rant about the software business. The current posts in this series can be found on the series landing page.

This post is about you.

Me?

Yep, you. Two questions:

  1. What is your job title? (<—Not a trick question)
  2. What business are you in? (<—Trick question)

:{>

Published Tuesday, March 27, 2012 8:00 AM by andyleonard

Comment Notification

If you would like to receive an email when updates are made to this post, please register here

Subscribe to this post's comments using RSS

Comments

 

Thomas Rushton said:

1: SQL Server DBA, Back Office Systems.

2: Keeping my client happy.  :-)

March 27, 2012 8:39 AM
 

Eugene Lobanov said:

1. BI Developer

2. Monkey business ;)

March 27, 2012 8:49 AM
 

dmmaxwell said:

1. SQL Server DBA.

2. I solve puzzles. (I'm not kidding. This is what I tell prospective employers.)

-D.

March 27, 2012 8:54 AM
 

John Hennesey said:

1. BI Architect

2. Getting whatever needs to be done, done, to the best of my abilities given the resources I have, am given, and can aquire.  Do this for my employer, my career, my family and myself; not necessarily in that order and the order always changing.

March 27, 2012 9:00 AM
 

Andy Galbraith (@DBA_ANDY) said:

1) Technical Consultant

2) Solving People's Problems

March 27, 2012 9:16 AM
 

Peter Schott said:

1. DB Developer

2. Officially - Church Management Software (though likely to branch out quite a bit in the not too distant future in quite a few ways)

  Less officially, but more accurately - satisfying the customers and serving people

March 27, 2012 9:34 AM
 

Jason said:

1: Sr SQL Server DBA

2: Customer Service

March 27, 2012 9:48 AM
 

K. Brian Kelley said:

1. "It depends."

2. "It depends."

March 27, 2012 9:58 AM
 

Geoff Hiten said:

1. Principal Consultant

2) I help people solve business problems using technology solutions. (short answer is the first three words).

March 27, 2012 9:58 AM
 

Ben Thul said:

1. Database consultant

2. Customer satisfaction

March 27, 2012 10:28 AM
 

Robert Pearl said:

1. Varies

2. Making SQL entertaining (and making some money too :-)

March 27, 2012 10:29 AM
 

Chris F said:

1. Database Administrator Staff

2. Helping the hospital system run efficiently

March 27, 2012 11:23 AM
 

Alex said:

1. Manager, IT

2. SELECT WhatEver.Project, WhenEver.DueDate, WhenEver.Priority

FROM WhatEver

INNER JOIN WhenEver ON WhatEver.BossWants = WhenEver.BossNeeds

WHERE WhenEver.DueDate BETWEEN NOW() AND THEN()

March 27, 2012 12:16 PM
 

Aaron said:

Primary

1.) Husband/Dad

2.) Providing for my wife and children

Secondary

1.) Principal Consultant

2.) Everyone is in sales right? :)

March 27, 2012 12:22 PM
 

Brandon Leach said:

1) DBA

2) Tech/sales/marketing/etc My customers are the users!

March 27, 2012 1:28 PM
 

Michael said:

1. DBA, DB Dev,

2. Logistics, shipping company

March 28, 2012 4:09 AM
 

RichB said:

DBA

Telepathy, psychokinesis, cursing, prestidigitation, frequent wizardry and an occasional sideline in necromancy.  General mastery of black arts.

March 28, 2012 6:09 AM
 

SpencerK said:

1) Development Coordinator/Babysitter/DBA/Query Writer/Installer/Tech Support/Salesman/Whatever else my boss tells me I am.

2) Yes.

March 28, 2012 6:56 PM
 

Amit Chauhan said:

1) BI Lead

2) Money Making

March 29, 2012 10:15 AM
 

Greg B said:

1) Senior Web Developer/Team Lead

2) Shepherd

March 30, 2012 9:17 AM
 

Jeff G. said:

1) Database Engineer

2) Being the "Little Dutch Boy" for my managers

March 30, 2012 2:47 PM
 

Jason Yousef said:

1) BI Developer

2) Servant !

April 4, 2012 1:53 PM
 

Dinesh Vishe said:

1) Database admin.

2) Cleint service.

April 27, 2012 12:39 AM

Leave a Comment

(required) 
(required) 
Submit

This Blog

Syndication

My Company


Other Blog

Check out my personal blog...
http://andyleonard.me

Contact Me

Twitter: @AndyLeonard
Email: andy.leonard@gmail.com

Powered by Community Server (Commercial Edition), by Telligent Systems
  Privacy Statement