A lawyer and a network engineer walk into a bar… No, really. Micheline Murphy retired from the law in 2016 after a nearly two-decade career practicing criminal defense.

In 2019, her technical works had over 10,000 views. She also writes for the CLN Women in Networking space on topics of importance to the everyday engineer, both men and women. Micheline covers topics such as the difference between diversity and inclusion, how to become a better public speaker, and Imposter Syndrome.


I Can Do That, Dave: Exploring AIOps

July 8, 2020

The movies are filthy with examples of artificial intelligence. Some, like the first Terminator, are evil. Some, like the Star Wars droids, work for the good guys. And so many of them are flatly iconic—Blade Runner (both of them), 2001: A Space Odyssey, War …


The Rise of the Machines: ITOM Meets Automation

May 25, 2020

I started in the IT industry in networking. I had a negative experience in high school trying to learn computer programming*, so I was relieved route/switch had much less to do with computer programming. With the rise of the machines, this isn’t the case …


Use the Force: Making the Study-Habit Stick

March 13, 2020

So, you’ve decided to go after a certification. Good for you! You’ve made the commitment. You’ve pulled up the exam blueprint and made your plan. You’ve got your own personal Team Awesome assembled. Now what? Let’s talk brass tacks about making your certification plan …