The SearchCIO-Midmarket 2012 Customer Experience/Integration award is given to a leader who has made strides in building customer relationships and enhancing the experience of the external customer.
We are thrilled to announce that Steve Mallard, IT manager and teacher at the Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville, is the recipient of the Customer Experience/Integration award. We sat down with Mallard to hear his thoughts on IT innovation leadership in thisSearchCIO-Midmarket.com exclusive CIO podcast.
Steve Mallard wins IT innovation leadership award – IT Leadership Award winners showcase leadership innovation.
“Future technology leaders get top-speed, top-notch tutelage“- SearchCIO TechTarget
“Now, teaching students, it covers everything – mobile devices, different programs, wireless, the advance of Web 2.0, the Internet and the plethora of every type of technology you can imagine. These students have their work cut out for them,” Mallard said. “Students have to be versatile and willing to learn at an accelerated rate, and have to absorb so much information. For them, the learning will never end.” (See Link Above)
Had to share a pic of one of my students. Josiah works with computers, cells, networking and Wi-Max.
“No known office has a view like mine”~ Josiah
If you have a Google account, you can now get 5gb of storage in the cloud. I signed up three days ago and just got a notice that I could try Google Drive out. Following the link to their download site, I signed in with my gmail account.
I immediately found policies we had read with Google documents over six months ago. I did find this odd.
After signing in you can download the synchronization program in order to create a folder that will sync with your Google Drive. If you look, you will also see Drive added to your menu in your Google account.
If you elect to download the synchronization program, will be met with a terms of service when downloading the program.
20 minutes later…. hmmmm
Finished after 25 minutes
Setup (Special Folder for Sync) – Select Advanced Setup for more options
Google drive is now setup and can be seen by logging into your account or you can access the folder it made.
Easy to use, you can simply drag a file to the folder on your computer and the file will sync to the 5gb cloud.
The file will be uploaded and marked as private for you only. You can share out the document if you wish to do so.
Google drive is an excellent Cloud storage for sharing files and pictures.
I’ve used Microsoft Security Essentials for over a year now with zero problems. Microsoft is offering an edition upgrade for MSE. Go over and install or upgrade now. Link
Already have it? You can do a Windows Update and it will upgrade you to 4.0 for you. DO NOT click on any emails promising an update. Use our link above, go to Microsoft.com, or use Windows Update ONLY.
Nissan’s disclosure this week of a malware attack in which attackers stole employee user-account credentials was a chilling reminder of the reality of industrial espionage.
Nissan Hack A Harsh Reminder About Protecting Data Stores From Spies – Dark Reading.
Need a browser that doesn’t hang or is faster on a MIPS powered Android? Use Opera. Where do you get the official apk? Here. From Opera, this release can be download to your Android and installed. If you have MagicCode installed, turn it off during the installation. This browser is smooth and fast.
Be careful downloading apks. Google Market is safe to use. However some developers have listed and uploaded apks for installations and modifications of apps that your device may not be compatible with. In other words, you can find these apks through a Google search. Do the review and decide if the app is safe to download and legal to download.
Google drive is coming. Signup today at Google to get an additional 5gb of storage. Google will also offer rates for additional storage.