Is Your Organization’s End-User Connection Link Up?

Ask any IT professional how they would verify that a network connection is up and active, and it is certain that you will receive an answer almost instantly in response. From manually typing in the command to ping an IP address to receiving an alert from a monitoring system this is a very simple task to accomplish for most IT professionals. It has been drilled into our heads time and time again that the network can

The Siren Call of Innovation

Like mermaids luring sailors to their doom with their hypnotic melodies, the promise of innovation has caused many an IT professional to crash upon the rocks of a failed project. "But IT is supposed to be innovative!" is what some of you are saying. Wrong. Dead wrong. Entrepreneurs should be innovative. Research and development teams should be innovative. Artists should be innovative. IT is supposed to em