From the Cloud to Virtualization, Software As a Service to Web Services, ideas seem to be everywhere all the time. Somewhere, somehow, someone needs to separate the wheat from the chaff. We’ve asked Matt Heusser to provide his insight and commentary on the prevailing issues for IT staff today.
Back in 1993, I performed my last show as a professional musician. This had been an endeavor that I had pursued, quite doggedly, for the better part of a decade. I had a number of successes and failures along the way, and I learned a lot of skills that would serve me well in my future career as a so…READ MORE
I’ve been thinking about purpose lately — specifically, about what having purpose means to human beings. Many of us would say our purpose is to be a good father or mother or daughter. We’d say our purpose is to do good in our professional lives, whether it’s teaching math to seventh graders or help…READ MORE
As is often the case on a holiday weekend, I like to tinker with my PCs. This Thanksgiving weekend, I found myself wanting to access the BIOS on my production PC with its Gigabyte X77X-UD3H motherboard. But instead of switching over to the BIOS when I struck the DEL key during pre-Windows startup, t…READ MORE
Configuring Palo Alto Firewall in Virtual Wire mode is quite easy, in this post using below topology I am going to demonstrate how to configure a Palo Alto Networks Firewall in Virtual Wire or V-Wire mode.
You could see from the above topology , we have a laptop with an IP Address 192.168.1.1…READ MORE
In my career, I’ve four opportunities to either lead or be part of projects that would be consider “internal startups” within larger companies. Sometimes the people that are involved with these projects are called “Intra-preneurs”, because there are some similarities to the experiences of people tha…READ MORE
The agenda is complete on the event web site. We still have to finalise the sessions from the PowerShell Team but they will be giving a number of sessions….READ MORE
Sometimes machine learning can seem to be a million miles away from our everyday realtity. But here is a story that hits home, even if you are not a marine researcher out on the frothy waves at this particular moment. It is a story about a contest sponsored by MathWorks to help find algorithms that …READ MORE
The results from TechTarget’s 2015 Annual IT Salary and Careers Survey are in! SearchCIO members broke down the numbers and got reactions from CIOs and IT executives:
First, Editorial Director Sue Troy gives an overview of the survey’s findings, specifically in regards to year-over-year differ…READ MORE
One of the new features that I just recently learned about in SQL Server 2014 is the ability to create nonclustered indexes on a table inline with the creation of the table. This is handy in a couple of ways.
First it makes it so that all the indexes get created with the table so if there’s a pr…READ MORE
Storage – particularly 3PAR arrays and flash – will play a big role in Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) as it splits from Hewlett-Packard (HP).
HP CEO Meg Whitman made that clear Tuesday during HP’s last earnings call before the split. Whitman, who will lead HPE, gushed over the momentum of…READ MORE
In the wake of the horrific attacks in Paris earlier this month, government and intelligence officials pointed a finger at end-to-end encryption (E2EE) and how it enabled attackers to “go dark” — in other words, become invisible to law enforcement.
This is only the latest development in a years-…READ MORE
Smile. You’re on the government’s camera.
Increasingly, governments are able to identify people using facial recognition software, and are collecting databases of people’s faces – not just criminals, but regular, ordinary people. Generally, there’s no laws against it.
And what’s mo…READ MORE
Mother Jones recently published a highly critical article on Epic Systems, claiming that the EHR vendor’s product lacked interoperability and therefore was hurting patients.
Well, Epic has responded.
In a letter to the editors of Mother Jones, Peter DeVault, Epic’s vice president of interopera…READ MORE
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Thanksgiving is almost here and you know what that means…there’s less than a week left in our November activity contest! Here’s where we stand as of today:
ToddN2000: 1,800 points
Subhendu Sen: 1,730 points
Ncberns: 730 points
Agareev: 670 points
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By James Kobielus (@jameskobielus)
Societies are massive learning machines. Cultures endure because groups refine and perpetuate repeatable learning processes, such as child rearing, community schooling, and organized religion.
In societies, everyone gets…READ MORE
Unified communications will soon reach its “use by” date, and the next evolution of enterprise communications is around the corner, analysts say. But what exactly is coming next?
UC has reached maturity — in terms of language and technology — since entering the market in 2005 and will hit its “…READ MORE
Announced in October, Dell’s $67 billion bid for EMC is likely to disrupt the status quo for both companies– but what does Dell stand to gain from the purchase?
As a traditional server hardware vendor, Dell seems to be angling to take a bigger piece of the hybrid cloud and data center infrastructu…READ MORE
Continued from the previous post.
3. Is it analytics that is more important or the tracking, or you need some specific kind of reports? You must clearly understand your priorities and business needs to zero down a specific tool to use. All tools might not be able to handle your core challenges. …READ MORE
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — Without apps, a smartphone is nothing but a piece of metal that can make phone calls. And who even makes phone calls anymore?
Today, you can do everything from order pizza to check your prescription status with a mobile app. But the world of mobility is evolving, and tomorrow…READ MORE
It’s tempting to think of the worldwide software developer shortage as a chicken and egg problem. Is there too much demand? Are there too few people?
It doesn’t matter which came first because of course both things are true. Yes demand is out of control because every company needs software de…READ MORE