We use them all the time, but what exactly is an “Information System”? Let’s break down the words… A System is “a collection of components organized to meet an objective.” What kind of components? What ever components are needed to meet the objective! Traditionally, that means “people, processes, and technologies.” And, what is the objective … Read moreWhat is an Information System?
OMG! A modern single pane outliner for Windows! I’ve been looking for one so long that I seriously considered coding one myself. I don’t know how good it is yet, but the screenshots look fantastic. UV Outliner is by Fedir Nepyivoda (Kiev, Ukraine).
In 1979, at age 16, I saved money from my paper route and purchased my first computer – an Ohio Scientific (OSI) C2-4P – from Allied Electronics in West Allis, Wisconsin. It had a 6502 microprocessor and 4K(!) of RAM. I used a cassette tape recorder for mass storage (transfer rate was 300 baud), and … Read moreMy First Computer
I was just talking to my neighbor and friend, Phil Gerbyshak – The Make It Great Guy, about using social media when looking for new work. I have friend who has been looking for new work in IT for quite a few months. Here are some ideas Phil suggested: 1. Make sure your profile on … Read moreSocial Media and the Job Search
Take Care When Adding to an Employee’s Responsibilities During a down economy, management may temporarily move employees from one role to another, or have one employee cover two or more roles. This can be an important step in reducing costs and keeping a business viable. However, as roles and responsibilities change, it is not uncommon … Read moreSecurity in a Down Economy – Tip # 1
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