How to search the IT Project Failures blog

Many journalists, analysts, reporters, academics, and others use this blog for analysis and news on IT leadership, success, and related issues. Here's how to search fast!

Many researchers -- journalists, analysts, reporters, academics, and others -- use this blog as a source of analysis and news on IT leadership, success, and related issues. These folks frequently ask for advice on finding specific information within the 850 posts (as of today) that comprise this blog.

For example, perhaps you are interested in locating failures related to a software vendor or want to learn about the Devil's Triangle. Here's how to search efficiently using Google.

By using Google's "site:" command, it's really quite easy, as illustrated in this diagram (click to see a larger version):

Here are detailed instructions:

1. Enter the search address, using the site: command. The address is always:

site:www.zdnet.com/blog/projectfailures

2. Put in a space after the address

3. Enter your search term

To search for Devil's Triangle, for instance, type the following into Google:

site:www.zdnet.com/blog/projectfailures devil's triangle

That's all there is to it. Try this simple search technique and let me know if you have questions.

Happy hunting!

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