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Going to work too early in Information Technology

So everyone knows information technology or do they? The knowledge of computers, laptops, mobile devices, firewalls, routers, software, printers, bridges, access points, app deployment, CIDR to setup networks, Database development (MSSQL and MySQL), programming, packet sniffing, operating systems, policies, malware prevention and … Continue reading

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Never stop growing

Jack Darden’s attitude of ‘Never stop growing’ and ‘You can do it’  reverberates through the Computer Information Technology classes at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville today.    His personality of wanting to grow and to learn everything in IT started … Continue reading

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How long will you be on help desk?

Three former students recently contacted me to update me on their careers.  There’s always a question before they leave college.  How long will I work help desk?  We wrote an article several years ago – “It takes time in the trenches … Continue reading

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Installing Microsoft SQL on Server 2012 R2

Resources: Windows Server 2012 R2 Microsoft SQL 2012 Can be obtained from TCAT’s DreamSpark – http://e5.onthehub.com/WebStore/ProductsByMajorVersionList.aspx?ws=5dee02e7-a65d-e111-8056-f04da23e67f6&vsro=8&JSEnabled=1 Note: you can use the trial software on Server and SQL if you do not have a Dreamspark account. Files to use as demos: … Continue reading

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Achieving Excellence in the New School Year – Computer Information Technology at TCAT-Shelbyville

Our Information Technology Career Cluster winner, the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Computer Information Technology (CIT) program has been working hard over the summer to expand its outreach efforts, stretch its curriculum across Career Clusters and reach more students…more

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