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Mutual Respect in a Service-Oriented World

Think back to the last time you were in a restaurant and witnessed a patron treating a server rudely. Perhaps they yelled out, snapped their fingers, or loudly complained. You…

Celebrating IT Pro Day From a New Vantage Point

This year has been a real whirlwind, hasn’t it? On top of all the 2020 world craziness, I started a new job this year as a Head Geek at SolarWinds.…

Nominations for SolarWinds Inaugural IT Pro Day Awards Now Open

2020 has been a challenging, yet outstanding year for IT professionals. “Unique” doesn’t begin to describe the pressures and urgency of the many projects they’re addressing while playing pivotal roles…

Save the Date Because THWACKcamp Is Back

The IT Knowledge Fest—THWACKcamp—is back for another year of spectacular content in 2020. In this, the ninth year of THWACKcamp, you’ll join with thousands of other technology professionals from around…

Is This Real Life? An Unconventional Path to Head Geek

My Leslie Knope Moment Long-time listener, first time caller Liz Beavers here… Head Geek? It’s like when Leslie Knope won the election for Pawnee City Council. I’m pinching myself. Throughout…

Take Your Video Call Out of This World

You probably aren’t surprised to know as I write this, I’m wearing pajamas. You probably are, too. These days, nobody’s going to judge our choices when we’re just trying to…

Expanding Flexibility for IT Pros and Business Leaders to Respond to Rising Tech Challenges

“History tells us that the IT industry responds to economic disruption in both short-term (cost-cutting) and long-term (technology adoption shifts) ways. There is no reason to believe this disruption will…

Five IT Business Considerations for the COVID-19 Outbreak

The COVID-19 (or Coronavirus) outbreak has created an unprecedented global event with implications far beyond healthcare. It’s fundamentally changing how organizations run their business and IT operations. U.S. citizen travel…

From Retail to Head Geek at SolarWinds

My Journey in IT <Memory fade in…> It’s 2010 and I’m at a furniture store doing office administration. I love the people I work with and I find satisfaction in…

20 Years of Your Expertise

Sometimes it’s hard to believe SolarWinds turned 20 this year. That’s eons to survive as an independent software company, much less to have grown into an industry leader. But there’s…

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