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Feb 17 2009   3:50PM GMT

IT Knowledge Exchange Community Update for 02/17/09

JennyMack Jenny Mackintosh Profile: JennyMack

Here is what’s happening in our community lately:

  • Knowledge Points Amazon giveaway
  • Want an IT Knowledge Exchange t-shirt?
  • Featured member
  • Featured questions
  • Featured blog posts
  • New community blogs
  • Messages from the TechTarget network

Knowledge Points Amazon Giveaway

Is there an Amazon gift card in your future? Only your Knowledge Points will tell. Visit the blog post for more information.

Featured Question: Iron Mountain

Iron Mountain has recently joined the IT Knowledge Exchange community, and has a question for the community members:

Have you moved to online backup for your corporation, and if so, are you still using tape backup?

Be sure to give Iron Mountain your feedback by clicking on the link and submitting an answer or discussion.

Want an IT Knowledge Exchange T-Shirt?

IT Knowledge Exchange is currently running a promotion to welcome new members — ask and answer one question each, and you will be eligible to receive an IT Knowledge Exchange t-shirt. Simply e-mail me at once you have asked a question and answered a question, and tell me your address and preferred t-shirt size. You will receive a t-shirt as thanks within 2-3 weeks. Anyone is eligible, so get into the community and start spreading the knowledge!

IT Knowledge Exchange Member of the Week

This week’s featured member is Troy Tate, better known to us as Labnuke99. Troy is an IT Manager at an electronic components company, and specializes in networking and information security. He not only knows how to answer questions well, but he also is very skilled at crafting great questions. Since he joined IT Knowledge Exchange in January of 2008, he has earned nearly 16,000 Knowledge Points with us. Congratulations, Labnuke99, on being our member of the week! We’re so glad to have you with us.

You can view the questions Troy has asked and answered on his profile.

Troy is also a blogger with us; you can check out “IT Trenches” here.

Featured Questions

Over the past week, we’ve seen some great questions come through IT Knowledge Exchange, but some questions are still waiting for an answer. Click on one of our selected questions below, and spread the knowledge!

Featured Blog Posts

Browse the sampling of selected blog posts below or go here to view all.

Start your own IT blog and earn some extra cash.

New Community Blogs

Channel Marker | A blog

Commentary for value-added resellers (VARs) and systems integrators on partner programs, storage, security, networking and systems.

Messages from the TechTarget Network

A majority of ERP projects go over budget, report says

Of the 1,300 companies surveyed by an expert enterprise resource planning (ERP) consulting firm, 93% said their ERP implementation projects took much longer than expected, and 65% indicated that they went over budget.
Find out what realistic expectations you should set for an ERP project and learn how to avoid the pitfalls of a costly and lengthy implementation process.

Corporate reporting: The next information governance frontier?

Most politicians believe we’re heading into an era of increased regulation. What does that mean for IT and compliance? Share your thoughts.

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