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Multi Factor Authentication Considerations

Multi Factor Authentication Considerations

It still is somewhat shocking to me that most businesses still aren't taking Multi Factor Authentication seriously, and don't mandate it for the employees and like I mentioned the other day for executives. Yet, I see articles like this one from Yubico that shows that people are making the effort in increasing spending by 75%. This is great, and [...]

Project communication between “non-techie” stakeholders and “techies”

Project communication between “non-techie” stakeholders and “techies”

In all the different jobs that I've had over my career, I've had a mix of technical and non-technical managers on projects. Most of the time, the non-technical managers just leave the technical stuff to the technical ones in the project, but sometimes I don't believe that's the best for a project, because each of these disciplines will come at a [...]

Q&A Monday: Signs Your Project Might Be Doomed

Q&A Monday: Signs Your Project Might Be Doomed

Question: I've recently been given a new responsibility at the company I work for and put in charge of project that I'm pretty sure will be dead long before completion, is there any way to tell? Clay Rose Brentwood, NY   Answer: I've had my share of being on projects that I just had a feeling were doomed from the start, [...]

Are Training Programs worth it?

Are Training Programs worth it?

I had the chance recently to talk with another System Admin and he was relaying some problems he was having after rolling out a new software package in their company.  The problem was that after it was was up and running and turned over to the users, it wasn’t widely used.   This program had eaten up months of the IT departments time and [...]

Consultants and deadlines

I’ve spent some time consulting for a small and medium sized companies and I’ve seen many consultants make many errors and one of the worse for you clients is blowing deadlines.  Now for me to say that you’ll never run into a situation where your project is incomplete when the deadline comes would just be silly.  As all consultants know [...]

Virtualization Planning

Now when deciding you need to virtualize your network there are some things you need to consider prior to doing so.  Trust me, I thought I had every angle convered prior to my first virtualization, and I ran into some issues, so I wanted to give some tips on things to think of that you may not have, prior to making the jump. Does my [...]