Enterprise IT Watch Blog:

November, 2009


November 30, 2009  9:24 AM

Cyber Monday’s here … but is it just another Manic Monday?



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Hype, Shopping, Traffic

The Monday after a long vacation is rarely easy, and today will probably not be the exception for most IT...

November 23, 2009  12:16 PM

Smoking might violate Apple warranty



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Apple, Warranty

I've written about


November 23, 2009  9:56 AM

Battling bullies when your job’s at stake



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Careers, Harvard Business Review, management

As a news writer for


November 19, 2009  3:20 PM

Send mousetraps to the moon … or at least the cloud



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Cloud computing, SaaS

Are you an e-mail provider? A CRM organization? An accounting firm? No? Then why do you you have employees managing these areas...


November 19, 2009  10:41 AM

Featured Guest Post: The Storage Economics Practice, by Devang Panchigar



Posted by: Guest Author
Automated Storage Tiering, Budgets, CAPEX, Cloud Technologies, Deduplication, Devang Panchigar, Element Manager, Forecast, ILM, OPEX, SLA’s, SMB, SRM, Storage, Storage Economics, Storage Resource Management, StorageNerve, Thin provisioning

We're pleased to welcome Devang Panchigar of StorageNerve into the community with this guest post on storage spending. The Storage Economics Practice We all buy storage, either in the SMB...


November 19, 2009  8:59 AM

How to write effective IT e-mails: 5 simple steps



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Advice, Careers, E-mail

In IT, how often is is that the wires that get crossed aren't electric? By one estimate, almost 80% of people spend two hours or more a day on e-mail. That's a lot of time for miscommunication to happen. Even if a poorly worded message sends someone off to do slightly the wrong...


November 17, 2009  6:52 AM

Is no security better than bad security?



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Security, Verizon

A stunning 96% of security products up for certification...

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November 16, 2009  10:41 AM

The WSJ takes aim at your IT policies



Posted by: Michael Morisy
GMail, IT policies, Security, Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal gives an inside cover today to an old question: Why can't I pick the technology I use in the office? (Skip the paywall with Google) The Wall Street...


November 13, 2009  3:14 PM

Madoff’s programmers might soon join him



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Bernie Madoff, Fraud, Security

Working for the man might...


November 11, 2009  2:08 PM

Sesame Street’s 10 lessons for IT departments



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Advice, IT Project Failures, Link Bait, Project Management, Sesame Street

10. Focus on the fundamentals. Sesame Street tackles a whole host of issues, from basic counting and the alphabet to overcoming cultural differences and even death. For the most part, however,...


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