"We've done a lot of work on improving communications," says Milton.
"Have we?" I ask.
"Well, communications have improved."
"Yes, of course they have."
"In Policy Team's last set of minutes it gave a list of Easter Holiday activities at Raccoonville Library. What was that about?"
"I've no idea. I don't know where that came from, it certainly wasn't discussed in the meeting."
"And that email I sent to Policy Team asking whether we were ever going to have librarians providing active input to the options available on the public PCs. How did that become Jack Harry emailing Frog to tell him that I was going to build a web site for teenagers and please could he ask them to tell me if they liked how it looked?"
"But communications are improving really, aren't they? They're just glitches. Has Jack Harry got back to you to let you know how many people will be in the training session next week?"
"Has anyone got back to you with anything for the web site about World Book Day?"
"I don't want to ask a third question do I?"
Wednesday, March 03, 2010
I'm having a review meeting with Milton. Ever since we both concluded that we can't do anything because the IT section's put the blocks on all technical development work and the Library Service can't free up any staff to help with any of the project work on our schedules these meetings have been quite fun.