IT Independence

Over at Doc’s IT Garage there’s a lengthy post about business needs, and using outside vendors as opposed to internal IT people and the view of IT from the top. A couple of quotes: “FA new study by the white-shoe consultancy Bain & Co. finds that, while 70% of senior executives at large corporations agree…

Freeware update

I did finally get around to updating the list of freeware that I use over on the bottom of the left hand column of the blog this weekend. For those of you reading in aggregators who never see the actual blog page, I’ll recreate the list once for you here. In no particular order, Trillian…

You and end-users

Interesting little article about dealing with end-users, full of stories about miscommunication between end-users and IT folks. I would have to agree with the conclusion: “Often, end users blame IT for network or computer problems, simply because they don’t know what goes on behind the scene and what causes problems. But sometimes, miscommunication on the…

Freeware

Thanks to a pointer fro the Office Weblog, I found this interesting OS News article about using just freeware to get things done on a Windows PC. Most of that stuff is familiar to me, but some isn’t. That’ll give me some new things to think about. 🙂 Speaking of which, I need to update…