During the breaks in my classes and with many of the IT professionals I work with, I always hear that their career is coming to a halt. Their feeling is that they are walking in a tunnel with no hope of light. I try to tell them that fatalism is not the only solution; these […]
Technology is changing constantly but it is a question whether the IT departments can adapt the same. A long standing problem of the IT department is establishing great relationships with the other departments. The fundamental reason is that both parties view systems differently: users want to go online, chat, use some apps, where IT thinks […]
Social enterprises, enterprise collaboration, bring your own device (BYOD), new development methodologies are the changes that the affect the organizations as a whole and the IT departments is no exception. However there are the fundamentals which are and will be there for times to come as is the business continuation, asset management and disaster recovery. […]
After more than two years in the field discussing and implementing Office 365 and Google Apps, trying to decide between the pros and cons of both, I can say that Microsoft’s solution is where I drop my anchor. It is far more than checking a few boxes in a spec sheet and then comparing the […]
No matter which company you are working on or which company you are interviewing, there is much more than your excellent administration skills or UNIX wizardry. It was just yesteryears that the corporate IT was looking for people to bridge the gap between the administrators and the end users. Don’t believe that? Just check the […]
No matter where you worked in IT support – enterprise, remote, online, consultant, friend, whatever – you have heard many excuses from the end users. When you thought that you heard them all, they begin to be the same over and over again. Only the person who says it differs. Let’s work the list together.
As I have discussed extensively in the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) series of posts, and considering the current consumer trends, we are living in a post-PC era. People no longer want to have personal computers (save for the enthusiasts and gamers), they just want portable devices that assist them in their everyday computing tasks. […]
IT, like all other business units operate in a turbulent environment. IT professionals have to struggle both with the systems, the projects and their peers. I have collected my tips on how to stand out from the crowd, with the hope that these tips will help you down the road in your career. If you […]