Category: My Work
Great Freeware Downloads
Some great freeware that I wanted to share.
How to structure your IT team for the Cloud
Moving to the cloud requires new skills inside of an organization, the IT team of an organization of the future will focus more on consulting and guiding the business in technology decisions than on building or even running IT. The new reality — the need for speed plus a tech-savvy workforce, IT services is becoming shared responsibility between the […]
What you need to know about cloud services
Cloud computing is the use of computing resources (hardware and software) that are delivered as a service over a network (typically the Internet). The name comes from the use of a cloud-shaped symbol as an abstraction for the complex infrastructure it contains in system diagrams. Cloud computing entrusts remote services with a user’s data, software, and computation.
Why do you want to invest in an office “relationship”
Do you have a good relationship with people at work? I don’t – I do not invest in the time to build one, is not bad or anything that way, I just do not know how long I would be in a place. You the older you get, the harder it becomes to make friends at work, […]
Underestimating cloud sprawl – tips to avoid cloud failure
The cloud has matured and is now a great proposition for any type of business to take advantage of. Cloud computing has the potential to offer organizations dramatic operational efficiency and cost savings, but when improperly managed it can have disastrous results. Planning to move to the cloud, first learn about some common mistakes others have […]
The Evolution of Website Development
WEB 2.0 Design StandardsOver the last few years, we have seen the control in website development shift from programmers to graphic designers. This was a necessary step in the evolution of the industry simply because more companies are seeing the value in maintaining a solid corporate branding throughout all of their marketing pieces. This means […]
The 9 Laws of Project Management (humor)
If at first, you don’t succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried. Experience is something you don’t get until just after you need it. For every action, there is an equal and opposite criticism. Two wrongs are only the beginning. The sooner you fall behind, the more time you’ll have to catch up. (Project Management […]
Sharrre – A jQuery Plugin For Creating Social Sharing Widgets
Sharrre – a jQuery plugin that eases creating social sharing widgets for Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Digg and Delicious. The plugin calls the social buttons on demand which is great for minimizing the number of initial requests and improving loading speeds. Any type of custom designs can be created for the widgets (no need to use the […]
How to use the linux tar command
If you looking at creating a “zip” archive file under Linux, the command to use is tar. To create an archive using tar, use a command like this, which bundles all the files in the current directory that end with .c into the sourcefiles.tar file: tar cvf sourcefiles.tar *.c Achieving a directory, that creates a […]
A telling dilbert strip
I can really feel this one, experienced this many times throughout my working life.