We get mail..

Tony writes, asking about how I got to be a one-man IT Department. Since many of you may be looking for the same type of position, here’s my answer to him: Actually I sorta got into this postion by accident. I used to work in accounting, but spent alot of my free time working with…

Challenging week

Should be an interesting week. I’ve got three new machines and an AV upgrade showing up, probably tomorrow. I’ll have to deploy those three machines, making sure to copy files, emails, calendars and all that stuff for those three, plus a fourth that is being moved from one user to another. Then I’ll have to…

Office User Survey

Interesting survey fromGR Business Process Solutions about the various features in the main Office apps and how people use them, or don’t use them. My personal experience would suggest that their numbers are high, but then again, my experience is in a not for profit environment where you typically get employees with less computer skills…

Major issues down..

It’s 10AM and between putting in 4 hours yesterday and two so far today, all of the major issues left over from my vacation have been dealt with. My boss’ hard drive has been replaced and the software installations finished (except for the accounting package, she has always done that one herself) , the receptionist’s…

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Oh someone gets it!

Dave pointed to something written by Joshua Allen today that talks about the software industry and where their focus should be. I have to admit, it’s a good piece. This line really summarizes my feelings on the whole matter: “And the guy paying for it doesn’t care what language, OS, or database you use as…