A worthwhile journey to Pluto
This morning the following conversation took place between my 7 year old granddaughter and me:
Me: “Hey, did you see the pictures of Pluto?”
Maddy: “The dog?”
Me: “No, the planet.”
Maddy: “Oh, no.”
Me: “Do you know it’s 3.6 BILLION miles away?”
Maddy: “Did you go there?”
Me: “Uh, no. I had to work.”
As Doug Adams said, “Space is big.” I try, but it’s so daunting to get my head around things like 3,670,904,970.2 (that’s billion) miles, 30,000 miles per hour, and that after traveling for 9 years, it took only 2 minutes for the New Horizons spacecraft to fly by the entire diameter of Pluto… To get a sense of what 3,670,904,970.2 miles covers, check out the tediously accurate scale model of the solar system. This was an incredible achievement for the New Horizons team.
A far-less daunting journey is one our customers are making to the cloud. Over 14,000 of our customers are there now, and you can go. Just pick your vehicle:
- Workforce Central – mid to large organizations with complex workforce management needs
- Workforce Ready – small to mid-sized (SMB) organizations
- SaaShr – small organizations
And check out our cute video on the cloud. You’re already using it!