Category Archives: Business

No more excuses, sort out your IT management basics!

I am fed up. This is a bit of a rant, but with good reason: companies and services that I and all of us pay good money for are not being managed properly. I say: Enough, no more excuses. The … Continue reading

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Experts Exchange Windows Server 2012 Master

Been working on achieving this for a little under a month after not doing any Experts Exchange stuff for ages. I am also now a Wizard overall. Hurrah. Answering questions on EE is a good learning experience – you get … Continue reading

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External IT Consultants

I’ve just read this article on the Microsoft TechNet UK blog. On the whole I agree with the suggestions in the article. However, the point “Get the right expertise in” concerns me, as based on my experience, IT managers (or worse, non-IT … Continue reading

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Productivity: People are like hard disks

I just read a fairly common sense article from HP’s latest Technology at Work newsletter. It prompted me into writing down some thoughts on human productivity that I’ve had for a while that are nicely relevant from an IT Pro’s perspective: … Continue reading

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Bring Your Own WHAT?

BYOD: This is a trend that doesn’t seem to be going away. AKA consumerisation of IT. I first came across it talking to somebody from Citrix at the launch event for Windows Server 2008 R2. A company was giving employees … Continue reading

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