Dan Strachan

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Dan Strachan is the Director, Industrial Relations and Programs for AFPM. To learn more about AFPM, visit AFPM.org.

Isn’t It Ironic

Although the things that Alanis Morrisette speaks of in her famous song are not de facto ironic, the title of the song does pop into my head when I see or hear of certain things in the news.

/ April 26, 2016

Cybersecurity: Affecting organizations both large and small

A news item came to light this week, but seemed to be noticed mainly by those in cybersecurity. The IT system of the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in California was being held for ransom, and the hospital paid the $17,000 ransom this...

/ February 18, 2016

Quickie Elections – “This is it”

Remember the famous scene from “I Love Lucy” when Lucy went into labor? Ricky, Fred and Ethel had rehearsed what was going to happen. They thought they had the luxury of time. But when Lucy said “Ricky! This is it!”,...

/ January 14, 2016

Holiday Candles – Brought to You by Petroleum Manufacturers

From mentions in numerous holiday tunes to being lit in homes across the country, candles are as much a part of Christmas tradition as holly and ivy. In the 19th century, candles were used to illuminate Christmas trees. In Sweden, St....

/ December 16, 2015