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The Most Important Skill You’re Not Hiring For


Anyone who’s hired for a technical team can understand this scenario. You’re hiring for “X” positions, so of course you receive “X” times infinity applications. Just because you’re looking for the next whizbang engineer, it doesn’t mean you get to neglect your day job. …


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How Will AI Change Federal Networking?


Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) could very well be the next major technological advancements to change the way federal IT pros work. These technologies can provide substantial benefits to any IT shop, particularly when it comes to security, network, and application performance. …


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What Is Problem Management? Understanding the Basics


When thinking about problem management in your IT organization, it’s a good idea to first understand how ITIL differentiates problems and incidents within the service management framework. Problems are defined as the cause of one or more incidents, where incidents are simply disruptions in …


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Monitoring Business Plan: Part Two


You’ve prepared and know the answer to, “Why do you need extra money for something you’re already doing?” (If you’re a little rusty, be sure to read part one.) But now you need to know how to answer in a way that makes sense …


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Monitoring Business Plan: Part One


So, you finally decided to start monitoring your environment or you’re considering upgrading your existing monitoring solutions. Maybe you already decided on a specific product, the proof of concept worked out fine, and you got a great offer from the vendor. You managed to …



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How to Create ACLs


It’s no secret that I have a love affair with all things “monitoring.” I love the tools; I love the basic techniques those tools execute; I love the ways the data can be visualized and used; I love the opportunities for automation that monitoring …