IBM Quality?

So I finally got my own desk and computer.So I finally got my own desk and computer here at IBM tech support and there was this sign in my cube talking about how IBM is committed to quality for its customers, you know the type. So while I’m reading that I am booting up my PIII 666 MHz with 128 MB of ram running XP. I asked my trainer if there was a simple way for me to get a reasonable increase in ram (you know, $40 to get another 128 MB), you know, so I can actually do my job, to which he told me that he had been working with 128 MBs since he started, in Feb. Yes, I can really give IBM customers really good tech support when my system starts up using 120% of the physical memory of my system. I moved the IBM qualtiy policy poster to the front of my computer.

3 Responses to “IBM Quality?”

Ah yes, when the K in “quality” is really apparent.

I didn’t know XP could run on a machine with those specs… Save that it would probably be grounds for firing, I’d sneak in a Knoppix CD. 😉

So, how goes the job, aside from the Kwality?

Paradoxdruid - May 19th, 2005 at 2:59 pm

sucks. I broke my machine so badly in the second day of use that they gave me a new one that has better specs, 1 GHz and 256 megs of ram, and a working keyboard! The graphics card went kaput on my last one, midway through a call it went from 1168×784 32 bit to 480×320 16 color, while my trainer was watching. After reporting it to the team lead she came over in a huff, I guess not believing me, until she saw what my computer looked like. hehe

stephen - May 20th, 2005 at 8:44 am

Congrats 🙂
The world (and computers!) works in mysterious ways.

Teisha - May 20th, 2005 at 10:27 am

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