Newsletter Archive: 2007

Top 10 Information Security Issues
Top 10 lists generally help summarize things that people should be doing, or put in context issues and ideas that are going into a nicely bulletized set of things that a company can be doing to beef up their information security program or projects.


Identifying Top Talent In IT
It's still possible - Even in this highly competitive market. No reference checks, no technical evaluation, not a single referral, and doesn't come from a pedigree background; but has JAVA on his resume! In the late 90s, this candidate would be placed.


Online Meetings Made Easy
GoToMeeting is an easy, secure, cost-effective Web-based service that lets you hold instant online meetings from your office, your conference room, your home office with participants in any location. So you can do more and travel less. Which means you can save more money and make more money.


Start Working Together in Less Than 60 Seconds - Anytime, Anywhere
Creating an effective company intranet just got easy with WebOffice. Share information and collaborate with co-workers, partners and clients - anywhere in the world.


Leopard Directory Services - Dscl & Related Commands
I was no great fan of Netinfo, and I think it's great that Apple has gone to XML driven Directory Services as a replacement. It turns out that modifying "niutil" scripts isn't too painful; Apple has a post about Converting Scripts for Leopard, but it doesn't give many examples.


Bring the power of Unix/Linux to Windows
Instead of choosing between Windows and UNIX/Linux, organizations are opting for a mix of the two operating systems. In this world of heterogeneous IT environments, whether you have the need for a high-performance, transparent PC X server that delivers seamless integration between the Windows desktop and the UNIX/Linux server, or you need high-quality tools that smooth the rough spots for the usual development and administration issues, MKS Interoperability products can help.


IT Staff Must Adapt
This is not what you want to hear from anyone if you work in technology. The sad reality is that while companies learn to do things, and business should drive IT, people who are in IT and not adapting are getting fired.


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IT Horror Stories: Interviewing
I interview a lot of folks, I coach, I mentor, and I cull resumes with wild abandon. I love this job because I get to meet people, lots of people, and help them get to where they want to go, but as with everything I need a little help from the folks who actually make...


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