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IT Insights Blog — skills

Be Excellent to Each Other

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The Murder of Geta

Long ago in the middle centuries of the Roman imperial era, the emperor Septimius Severus died after appointing his two sons, Caracalla and Geta, to succeed him. The boys had an irreconcilable hatred of each other, and only managed to jointly rule the empire for about 11 months before Caracalla had Geta assassinated. Not "knifed in a dark alley" assassinated, either. Geta was murdered at a summit meeting arranged by his and Caracalla's mother

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Fear of Commitment

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The Process

Advertisers like to work with running themes. Someone has a good idea for a commercial. The finished product seems to strike a chord with consumers. So why reinvent the wheel? It's much easier change a few things here and there and stick with what works. People enjoy familiarity, after all, and we especially like to be reminded of something that made us laugh. Insurance conglomerate GEICO is a master of this model.

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IT Came from Beneath

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Old Faithful Geyser

Probably almost everyone who has ever been to Yellowstone National Park in (mostly) Wyoming knows about the Old Faithful Geyser. Millions of visitors have stood and waited for one of its frequent eruptions to spew boiling water more than 100 feet into the air. Old Faithful blows its stack at regular intervals of between 44 minutes and 2 hours, and has done so for decades. The carefully managed area around the geyser's mouth might be the most visited spot in the entire park.

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Classics Revisited, Part 3

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The Castle

The IT Inights blog is on the road until Aug. 20. Because we know how much you love us, however, we didn't just slip out the back door and leave you with nothing for an entire week. We're posting photos of some of the landscapes we'll be visiting, along with a link to a classic IT Insights blog post.

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