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It’s Called Managing, You Should Try It Sometime!

I know I said that I loved the entire post I pointed you to earlier from Stop Blocking, but there’s one line that really resonates outside of this particular issue. Who died and put CIOs in charge of worker productivity anyway? I’m not sure when supervisors and HR abdicated this responsibility to IT, but IT…

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Fourth Rule of Knowledge Workers – Blocking is Somewhat Pointless

It’s been a little while since I wrote anything in this series, Part 3 was way back on June 21st, which just goes to show how time can really get away fro you! So, here’s the next topic for discussion, why blocking social networking sites may just be pointless. First, let’s examine the reasons, as…

Fake Antivirus Warnings

I’m sure many of you working in IT have seen Antivirus2009, or 2008 as the case may have been. It’s a fake antivirus app that gets installed as malware and does who knows what all to an infected PC. A few weeks ago I hit a site that was serving that junk in an add,…

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Writing at Work

Well, I know it won’t be something I do a lot of, but in the last week or so I’ve had to do some researching and writing at work, starting with that blog post last week, and it’s just killing my motivation to write anything here in the evenings. Heck, I’ve been struggling just to…