Custom scripting gives users a safe-du

Custom scripting gives users a safe-du
By: Philip J. Hollenback

As a system administrator, there are two ways you can interact with users: force them to follow the rules or encourage them with tools and guidelines. I prefer the second approach, as I think people generally want to do the right thing. Also, if people don’t follow the rules at your company, that is a management problem, not a computer problem. Therefore, I prefer to concentrate my attention on helpful tools and scripts, which is exactly what I did recently to solve a typical system administrator problem.

Successful IT projects demand business unit buy-in

Successful IT projects demand business unit buy-in
Tuesday December 06, 2005 (09:00 AM GMT)
Topic: Project Management
By: John Murray
One reason for the high failure rate of IT business application projects is the failure of those on the business side to assume a degree of responsibility for the project. Once the euphoria associated with getting a project approved begins to dissipate and the actual development work begins, the business side often seems to lose interest. As a result, the IT project manager comes to the realization that if the project is to be successfully completed, he must assume full responsibility for the effort.

Zonk from Slashdot writes

Posted by Zonk on Friday December 09, @05:46PM
from the please-don’t-burn-us-at-the-stake dept.
schnikies79 writes “Sony BMG is rethinking its anti-piracy policy following weeks of criticism over the copy protection used on CDs. The head of Sony BMG’s global digital business, Thomas Hesse, told the BBC that the company was ‘re-evaluating’ its current methods. This follows widespread condemnation of the way anti-piracy software on some Sony CDs installs itself on computers. The admission came as Sony faced more censure over the security failings of one of its copy protection programs.”

Ashley Bowers WordPress blog

This is my new wordpress blog I made it after finding it alot easier to create and maintain then the movable type blog that I bought. Go figure for the first time in my life I found something that was free and better than the one I buy. Anyways my first post so testing it out and wanted to utilize the space to say welcome to all and get ready to have a great time!