Tyche Consulting

These last couple of have days involve arguably the most work I’ll have to do during my stay here in London. We had another conference call to check in and the game seems to running a bit behind schedule. I learned about the big rollers in the facebook casino industry and about the absurd amount of money some of these games pull in. One of the people I met is selling his facebook casino game to some other big company for around 15-20 million dollars. My mentor Tom put in his notice to work so my offices have been moved to my bedroom which is really convenient because I can eat and knock out a reports more efficiently. I have learned about the process of quitting and it is very tough. Tom has gotten a higher position at a company called Scientific gaming. Maybe of his Tyche employees were pretty upset about Tom’s decision, but I can’t complain because I can wake up much later in the day. I also learned about AD Hoc. AD Hoc is code word for getting work on time. Basically the goal is to look at all problems at the beginning of the day and try to get as many of them handled each day. AD Hoc is what were currently doing with the game because we are on a short deadline and this is the best approach at releasing the game on time. Addressing the most important issues is the way this system works and will make the game viable the quickest. (Ad hoc is a word that originally comes from Latin and means “for this” or “for this situation.” In current American English it is used to describe something that has been formed or used for a special and immediate purpose, without previous planning.)

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  1. Sounds like they’re running you hard, lots of work but very rewarding. You chose a sweet industry to see the guts of, I have to imagine a lot of money is to be gained and lost in this industry. Also wow Tom what a blowin it move.

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