The Cloud is a Game-Changer

New technologies come and go all the time, and new fads come and go all the time.  But some of them, when they are true game changers, do stick. Take virtualization, for example.  Boy has it stuck! One hotly-debated trend right now is, of course, the Cloud.  What is the Cloud, really? Many people like […]

Why is IT Like Plumbing?

I offended someone one time by referring to systems administrator as plumbers. I certainly meant no offense…after all, can you imagine life without plumbers?  Furthermore I was considering myself in that category, as after all I am a systems administrator as well.  Anyways, even though it was a couple of years ago, sorry. I still […]

Using Tech to Make Your Life Better

All last week I was out of the office on a business trip.  Now usually when I travel like this, I basically write off the week as not really getting anything done.  Instead I focus on what I’m traveling for, then just plan on catching up when I return to my desk. But this week […]