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Why People, Processes, and Technology Cannot Change in Isolation

Since 2004, October has been designated by the National Cybersecurity Alliance as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). Immediately, the mind wanders to supercomputers creating unbreakable algorithms against adversaries with unlimited…

IT Pro Day 2020: You Were Built for This—SolarWinds TechPod 032

Every year, on the third Tuesday of September, we celebrate IT Pro Day – a day set aside to recognize all tech pros and the work they do. For some obvious reasons, this…

The Harsh Realities of Working From Home

To the companies who’ve practiced remote work for years or are solely online, congrats! You’re probably thriving in this environment. But as IT practitioners we need to acknowledge, while remote…

Supporting a Mobile Workforce Across the Public Sector

Over five million people work in the U.K. public sector, representing over 16% of all people in paid work, according to government figures. And mobile working is a reality of…

Distributed Computing – When Everyone Is Working From Home

We’ve officially made it past day 100 in quarantine. I hope you’ve found your groove, perfected your at-home office/workspace, learned a new language, tested six new bread recipes, and launched…

Hunting and Gathering in the Age of COVID

Collecting knowledge is a large part of everyday conversations. Contributing knowledge to a conversation keeps it going and allows individuals to learn new information, debate their current knowledge, and even…

Becoming Your Family’s IT Support

Have you gotten the call/email/text yet? You know, the one where your mom tells you the printer is making a weird noise. Normally you’d reassure your mom it’s probably a…

Geeking Out With Your Kids—Taking Advantage of Opportunity

In my last post, I talked about what I implemented at home to deal with WFH full-time while my son is also distance learning full-time. By being trapped together by…

Powering Business Operations Through “Work From Home”—SolarWinds TechPod 026

As COVID-19 forces employees out of the office in masses, many IT departments have been tasked with keeping productivity high and entire organizations operational. How are IT leaders preparing, both…

This Single Mom’s Take on Kids Distance Learning While You WFH

Setting the scene: I’m a nine-year veteran full-time WFH employee, I have a 10-year-old boy, I have a great relationship with my son’s other parents, and a puppy (that we…