Tag Archives: information systems

You’ve started your IT career. Now what?

So you started your IT career and you landed in a help desk position.   What now?   We wrote an article,  “It takes time in the trenches of help desk”   that tells you to do your time.   … Continue reading

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Phrases you may hear in IT

Years ago we made a list of phrases we’ve heard in IT.   These are phrases you may hear in the server room or when someone is on the phone with end-users. “Try it and see…” “Who knows?” “Reboot it” … Continue reading

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Computer Jobs Outlook

According  to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the computer industry is growing at an all time high.    With hands-on skills, experience, certifications and continuing education, a majority of companies will hire skilled employees without a B.S. degree.   We … Continue reading

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IE emulation in Chrome

Do you have devices such as a NAS, Firewall or other device on your network that will only work in IE?   Josh gave me a reminder of just how powerful Chrome can be if you load the IE Tab … Continue reading

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Reengineering IT in Higher Education

“Somewhere in our pasts, however dormant, however dulled that ember now is, there is a belief that IT can actually make things better through change,” McCartney said. “That’s the Tantalus theory: that’s the opportunity held before us.” McCartney has done … Continue reading

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The challenge of teaching information technology

Several years ago I wrote an article titled the same as this article.  I love teaching information technology.  But there are days I wonder if I can keep up.   Help desk personnel and junior administrators have to be well … Continue reading

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Establishing a Career Path in Information Security

Establishing a Career Path in Information Security – Certification Magazine. Question: I have completed my degree in IT. I want to pursue a career in information security. Which path should I follow? I have done Java. Should I go for the … Continue reading

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