Coding, IT and/or Computer Science Career Advice
In celebration of Computer Science Education week during the second week of December, we'd love to hear from our community of IT pros about your experience and journey in computer science and IT (if applicable).
We love to share your experience, responses and advice in an article for students. We love…
It's been a year since our last community poll on OS preferences. A year later, do you feel the same way? Please comment and cast your vote in the poll below.
Interested to see what you voted last year? Check out the results from 2021!
Thanks Jason J. for the suggestion!
What is your preferred operating system and why?
We compiled your responses and this is what you said. Thank you for all your entries!
The September 2021 giveaway has ended and any further response will not be considered an entry to the giveaway post 9/30/2021.
What is your favorite AV/Endpoint protection software? What do you like or dislike about it.
We have been using the same software for several years and the AV side works great. It is lightweight, easy to install and the management console works great. They have since added DNS protection/filtering. The dashboard for managing the DNS is terrible, it has not been up to date in months. I have had…
I don't think I have seen this question asked before. If it has been posted, let me know and I will see if I can delete it. I am often asked by friends and clients what to use for cloud backup. On my home computer I use Carbonite, on my servers at work I use a much more expensive and robust program.…
What is your favorite office suite? Pros and cons of your choice.
I have been an MS Office user since before it was a suite. I am comfortable and familiar with it, and I tend to stick with what I know. Google has their version, OpenOffice, LibreOffice, the Mac programs. I have put OpenOffice on friends computers that were trying to save some money and it works ok.…
Do you employ a password management system in your IT dept., business or home life? Why or why not?
Do they help?
Do you feel secure using them?
Why or why not?
Any provider recs for others?
Please share below!
Do you research or purchase software and technology for your organization?
Do you research or purchase software and technology for your organization? If you do, what does that process look like for you?
Have any thoughts or questions on this topic? Comment below!
Survey has closed.
Does anyone have experience trying to manage the Vantage software on multiple computers. We have about 80 Lenovo computers and it is a hassle to have to go every computer and run Vantage to check for updates. I like the functionality of the program, but want some type of centralized management like I…
What do you think makes a software program well-made or of high quality?
Is there anything in particular that you look for or research you conduct to ensure quality and usefulness while considering new software?
What Linux Distribution Should I Install on my New (Used Dual Core HP EliteBook) Laptop?
I recently bought the cheapest mostly functional laptop I could find on eBay recently and have yet to install, or even decide what OS to install on it. It's an HP EliteBook 2730p - 12.1" - Intel Core 2 Duo 2.13 GHz 4.0 GB RAM Laptop that I bought as simply a backup to my backup to my backup computer…
The IT industry is vast and the variety of technologies are staggering. If you're pursuing a job in IT, or perhaps you're already there and you're looking for a change, you might look into Data Fabric. Distributed computing, Edge computing, etc. are creating problems for companies to manage their data…