Something to cry about when im down. Somehow i can relate myself to the song below..... all these shits happening right now, i'm moving out of it..... The Killers is my new favourite band :D
The mood today in the office was crazy. The project was mentioned 2 months prior launching and we have ample of time to work on it. Me, managing the IT part already started working on it once it started to be mentioned and the progress keeps moving depending on the changes until its final. So, the back end of the project actually finished and ran properly before even then front end started being developed.
Suddenly, i was called to the room and being asked why is the front end has yet to be implemented. I was like, hello!!!... we have both head of IT and head of designer involved in this project and how come suddenly you ask me how is the implementation of the front end? Anyway, not willing to argue, I head straight to head-of-design and ask him the status and ask him to start working on it. I gave them the client's requirements and such to follow(which he already has!!!).
Once all is done and uploaded, everything sounds pretty cool so far until I arrived back from meeting at 3PM on the day after that. Suddenly i've been told that client want to see the second pilot of the project a day after the first pilot. I was like WTF!!! First nobody told me that the second pilot have to be done by today and secondly why do you tell me when its designs task and we have head of designer to take the task?
I rushed to the design department and check the status and been told by one of the designer that he needs roughly half an hour to finish it. I was like, ok.. thats not too bad, so i told my client to give me around an hour to upload the second pilot to him. That 1 hour was supposed to be 4PM today.
Now at quarter past 7 in the evening, i'm still waiting for the designer to finish working on the flash program. I just can't believe it. It's already 3 hours from what i promised the client and 3 and half hours since the designer promised me with the application!! Client had been bugging me back and fro for the application and its still not yet alive.
From my knowledge, the designer who's supposed to do this flash application had been day dreaming for the past 2 weeks of nothing to do and yet the head of designer didn't even bother to give him any job. Why can't they hand him the task when it's first signed instead of waiting to the last day. Its ok to do work if you just have the slightest clue of it to avoid any unnecessary rushing at the end of the day rather than sitting down and warming up your chair and this is not the first time happened to projects.
I just can't believe it that this happens again in my project especially when i had already covered my side perfectly well. I got the modules written just by listening to suggestions and ideas rather than waiting till the end of the day and keep making changes on the modules based on client's requirements. Urgh.... now im being pressured by everybody around me to get the project up when its not even my fault. I hate these kinda things....
Remember guys, B3Motor, B3Clothing, BCMS, Tracker, B3Mail, etc. Those project are not meant to waste your time, but to save your valuable time later on and will give you less pressure when its closer to the launching date. No overtime is necessary. Do early, finish early and when it closes to the UAT, the only thing that you do is bug fixing. Not building complex modules of unfinished functions!!!
I'm stuck here not because of my mistake but because people who ignores to learn from their mistakes. I'm a Technical Manager not a Project Manager. I can be a Project Manager but as long as i'm the sole contact for the project then I don't mind. Not by having pieces of information scattered everywhere and expect me to know everything by looking at people's face.
To someone who will soon be doing this at my exact current position soon(you take my word for this, and you'll remember this when you are at my seat). I know you might be reading this and seriously do learn from this mistake and take care of your staffs properly. Make sure you know what are they doing and what is your boss expecting from you (project management, technical management, development). Seriously this will shoot your blood pressure sky rocket high by working with the incompetence so called staffs.
and you are not supposed to understand it........ well.. unless you are either... Baby Sue or Ajoy hahahahhahah
Lazily woke up to the call of my mom,
I turned off my 6 oclock alarm, and now my 7 oclock is screaming,
And suddenly i jumped out of my bed,
Damn!!! i have appointment with Uncle Bill's staffs today at KLCC,
I ran to the bathroom, mandi kerbau, gosok gigi and put on my clothes and cabut,
Another long day for me sitting down and listening to people membebel in front of me,
While walking down, checked my phone, there were 2 messages from baby Princess,
1 of them is at 4 in the morning.. what is my baby darling doing at 4, not yet asleep,
While walking to pack my bag, i listen to my mom's itinerary for today,
She needs to head to UPM and then attend some classes with her friends... and then catch up with another friends,
She's a one busy retired grandma and happy to have her honda city back,
I started Emily up and a thick white smoke burst out from the exhaust,
Ah.. bloody mineral oil... I should get fully synthetic for my Emily soon,
Once Emily is totally out of the driveway,
Then I figured out that her left rear wheel is flat to the ground,
Dang!!! im gonna miss another appointment with Uncle Bill!!!!
The I straight away decided to wait at home till nearby garage is open so that I can fix Emily,
10 oclock, the mechanic arrived, took out Emily's tire and drove back to his garage,
I called Vedded and told them i wont be joining them,
But somehow she decided to ask me...why? the magic question,
So, I told her my story of yada yada yada yada,
The mechanic arrived back and fits in a fixed tire of Emily, that was fast!!
I drove Emily to his garage and paid the charges and then took Emily to Sunway
Well, Emily is due for her 1,000 KM check soon,
Serviced her with a nice rotary oil and she goes vroom!! vroom!!
Arrived office, checked my mail and progress,
Somehow for some reason, a word of kalabu malami came back to my head,
So, decided to 'google' for it and I ended up with 2 albums and those are Kalabu Malami and Kugiran D'Tepi Pantai, Woot!! Woot!! Woot!!
Then by 3 while i was happy DPing,
Another call came while my phone was on my table,
Out from the DP Station to my table and pick up the phone,
Oh, a miss call,
Walked to the meeting room and redialed the number that called me,
oh, it was Vedded.... I wonder what does she wants this time?
Well, this time Vedded managed to persuade me to join her soon,
How can I say no?
I don't like to make people sad so I told her okie okie..... i'll join you soon laaaaaaaaa.... wallau...
Then she asked... can i see u tomorrow?
Wallau tomorrow work laaaaaaaaa.... wanna meet also tak sempat sempat
Then because of me... such a nice guy then I said... hao hao.. i'll see you tomorrow
Then tomorrow morning i'll be meeting Vedded...... :D :D
Tak paham? dun bother then bwahahahahhahaha
Last hari raya korban, my mother did a korban at a nearby surau at our taman. So, I went there to help with the process as well as to get to know my neighbours. The event started roughly about 10 in the morning with 5 cows. The rain had been drizzling the whole morning until at 11 in the morning then it starts pouring like crazy. So, i was helping them under the heavy rain. It was fun anyway, tergolek on the field and such.
Yesterday, took my baby princess to Pikom's PC fair at KLCC. Baby princess was looking forward to get herself a laptop and internet connections installed at her place. Seriously, there were gazillion of people there and jam packed. Mostly people who were looking for the best deal of computers and accessories. I managed to subscribe Princess to streamyx despite several other internet providers were pushing hard to sell their internet services. Streamyx might be bad but, they are far better than others anyway. So can I say.. the better one among the bad ones? :D :D Princess bought herself a new laptop from Acer for a good price. The laptop came with FreeDos ( a new word which i picked up on that day which means no operating system included). I installed Vista Ultimate to my baby Princess and office 2007. Not sure how is the Dual Core 2.1 GHz and 2GB RAM gonna cope with that but so far yesterday, it was pretty cool :)
Below are the pics of Hitam doing yoga. Hitam is really funny when she sleeps and I snapped pics of her when she sleeps.
Hahahhaha dan cute when she sleeps. That was a very deep sleep cause she didnt even wake up to the sounds of my phone camera snapping her pics.
Oh yeah, this blog was written using Live Writer from Microsoft. Its a new tool that allows you to write your blog offline and once your have internet connection, you can just publish it. It makes my life and my baby princess's life a lot easier to update blogs :)
After a 1 whole gruelling month without Emily............finally she's back... this morning to be exact... WOOT!! WOOT!!! WOOT!!!
Well, today when i was browsing along my favorites blogs and i found this on Patrick Teoh's blog. I just can't believe my eyes when I read those as it comes from JPN / NRD (National Registration Department) website. Well, decided not to take it as it is from Patrick's blog, me and Lawrence decided to go and check it out ourselves first hand. Well, we couldnt find the exact text that were posted in Patrick's blog but we did manage to find something almost similar.... or... worse :D
Yesterday, 2nd December was Princess's birthday. We met again at a place where most of our memories for the last 1 year lies. Sitting down at Strawberry Cafe of PJ State, chat, talk and some discussions.... and then.. the humble, not so much but from the heart present from Timmy Tim to Princess Sue. Happy birthday Princess Sue, may you have a happy and successful year ahead.
I'm sorry, nothing fancy this year. Hopefully we can have a better one next year.
we've been doing soo much things together this year since your last birthday...
I love you la..............