First off, I’m happy that I’ll be speaking at SQL Saturday in Baton Rouge. This event is a free IT conference that will be hosted at the E.J. College of Business at LSU in Baton Rouge tomorrow on August 1st. I attended last year and this year I’ve been asked to give a presentation. I’ll… Read More Hero Numbers
If you have a considerable amount of IT experience and have an active LinkedIn profile, you’re bound to be contacted by recruiters. Some are great, some are bad but it always seems to be the latter that tend to find your phone number. I don’t mind lending a few moments of my time to speak… Read More Recruiters, recruiters, recruiters, recruiters, recruiters….
This post introduces a new section I want to try out sharing my knowledge and experience in my adventures of being an IT consultant. Kevin Hart (who coined the phrase and who I think is a funny comedian) will end up being a place holder until a come up with a snazzy logo for it. … Read More YGLT: Active Directory Attributes are your Friends.
I would never be in IT had it not been for enlisting in the US Army as an information systems operator analyst. Thanks to all the veterans out there.
Yes, yes, its been over a month since I last posted here and I know its a cardinal sin in blogging not to update often. What have I been up to? Well, I passed the VCP-510 exam. I should have done it earlier when VMware finally removed the course requirements in March for current VCP… Read More What happened to me?
Unless you’ve been under a rock recently, someone posted some nude pictures of celebrities on 4Chan. Just as you’d expect, it had spread quickly and significant enough that it’s garnered quite a bit of media coverage. Hopefully this incident will educate people about being careful with what is placed online, even if you think its… Read More Privacy and Stupidity
In my last post, I shared my experiences in planning for an audit. This post, I continue with risk assessments, how to respond to audit finings, and avoiding problems in the future. Risk assessments. Part of the planning process of an audit is the risk assessment. This is determined by the auditor to identify risks… Read More Surviving an Audit – Part 2