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How Can the Public Sector Get Remote Working Right?

Mobile working is becoming the reality for an increasing number of public sector staff. But the threat and impact brought by the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak has seen many organizations instructing…

7 Considerations for Campus IT During the ’20-’21 School Year

When COVID-19 hit in the spring and schools quickly transitioned to remote learning, we saw in real-time how important IT departments in education are. It was IT’s quick thinking that…

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.…

An IT Pro’s Declassified School Success Guide

Class is almost in session, and this year will look very different than it did in years past. Depending on the state and district, school officials have decided to continue…

Data Security and Privacy at Home

With one of the largest threats to a company’s security and privacy being its own employees, having employees work remotely only adds to the risk. While this year’s Verizon Data…

SysAdmin Day 2020: Business as Usual During the “New Different”

I’m not going to even try to pretend SysAdmin Day arrives this year under conditions anyone would call “business as usual.” I’m going to avoid the cliched and empty platitudes…

How Digital Transformation Has Evolved Through COVID-19

There’s no debating the value of digital transformation when it comes to optimal business performance, but for many IT leaders, some digital initiatives are pushed to the backburner due to…

Could 2020 Be the Year of the IT Professional?

IT professionals are used to change and disruption. From dealing with unexpected hardware malfunctions to troubleshooting dodgy Wi-Fi, IT pros are some of the most resilient employees in any organization.…

Why Monitoring Can Be the Lifesaver the Public Sector Needs

One of the business consequences from the pandemic—increased remote working—is causing technology challenges across most industries, including the public sector. Most employees who are now working from home have probably…

Friendship Is Magic. And Harder Than It Looks.

Building relationships is no easy feat. It’s been my experience that it’s common for people (especially, but not exclusively, men) to connect with each other through activity-based friendships—you might have…

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