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Nice Recruiter’s Guide to LinkedIn

Just got alerted to a nice resource for recruiter’s on LinkedIn. It’s called The Ultimate Recruiter’s Guide to LinkedIn Continue reading

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Searching Google+ by #hashtag with Explore+

Google added a search by category function called Explore+ to the Google+ social network. Explore+ allows search by #hashtag. Continue reading

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The Complete Four Ways to Move an IBM i Partition: Parts 1, 2, and 3

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IT Jungle just posted the final chapter in my series on 4 Ways to Move an IBM i Partition between two machines Continue reading

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Creating a Cluster Map of Your LinkedIn Connections with InMap

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You can create your own LinkedIn cluster map of your connections (InMap) that clusters your individual Li connections, according to their similarities. The picture displayed here is my cluster map. Continue reading

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Joe to Appear on Camp IT Panel on February 26th

CampConfLogoI’ll be part of a panel on Avoiding the Pitfalls to IT Operations Management Success at the CampIT IT Infrastructure & Operations Management in Rosemont, IL on February 26, 2014. Continue reading

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Hiding and Unhiding LinkedIn Status Updates from the ├╝ber Poster

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There’s an option to hide or unhide LinkedIn status updates from any of your connections, if a connection gets too zealous in putting out daily updates. Continue reading

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WordPress 3.8.1 Maintenance Release Now Available

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Nine weeks after releasing the latest version of its WordPress 3.8 environment, WordPress has issued a new maintenance release for its software, WordPress 3.8.1. This release was available as of January 23, 2014. Continue reading

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ZD Net: IBM Q4 Mixed, Power Systems Sales Down 31%, Server Sales Tank

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ZDNet is reporting that while IBM earnings were better than expected, revenue sales missed their target, and Power Systems revenue decreased by 31% from a year ago and overall server revenue decreased by 25%.
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Why Not Include a Not List in Your Project Charter?

When putting together a project charter, I find it valuable to always include a Not list along with the other sections of my project charter.

As the name implies, a Not list is a list of things not included in the project.
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IT Jungle: IBM Winds Down Older Power6 CPUs and Memory in Advance of Power8

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IT Jungle reports that IBM is prepping customers about impending withdrawals of Power6 CPU and memory in advance of the upcoming Power8 announcement Continue reading

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From the Field: Notes on Data Center UPS Battery Replacement

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Here are some notes and tips I picked up from my recent Data Center UPS battery replacement project Continue reading

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Using WordPress Schedule to Prevent Premature Publication

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Here’s a tip for making sure you don’t accidentally publish a new WordPress post before you’re ready: use WordPress Schedule. Continue reading

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Three Ways to Share Content on LinkedIn

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Here are the three best ways to share content on LinkedIn and some of the pitfalls in using each method. Continue reading

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Thinking of Moving to LinkedIn Premium? Catch the Video First

handing off confusionIf you’re thinking of moving to LinkedIn premium, here’s the Youtube video explaining Premium’s features and how to use it.
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Working with IBM i System Job Tables Nearing Capacity (the CPI1468 Error)

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Here’s the fix for the IBM i CPI1468 error (IBM i system job tables nearing capacity) Continue reading

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