First Impressions on Posting to LinkedIn Publisher

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I took the plunge last week  and posted my first article on LinkedIn Publisher. It called five things to do before going live with enterprise software, if you want to take a look. Continue reading

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The Twitter Retweet to Tweet Ratio for Business is >=3:1

twitter iconIf you’re using Twitter for business, I’d recommend your Twitter ratio of shared tweets/retweets to your own tweets should be at least 3:1.

That is:

You should tweet about, retweet, or promote other people’s content, ideas, and messages at least three times as often as you tweet about your own content, ideas, & messages.

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IT Jungle: Importing IBM i Spooled Files into Excel

0-IT Jungle LogoIT Jungle just posted my latest article on importing IBM i spooled files into Excel 2010. Continue reading

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Finding Your LinkedIn Connections Company Activity

linked in pen pictureUse this URL if you only want to view your LinkedIn connections company activity (which connections are now following which companies). It’s a handy way to get current on who’s following who in your LinkedIn universe and to see which companies your connections are interested in.

https://www.linkedin.com/nhome/#orderBy=Time&typeFilter=COMPANY

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IT Jungle: Automatically Re-Enabling Disabled NetServer Profiles

0-IT Jungle LogoIT Jungle just posted my latest tip on automatically detecting and re-enabling disabled i5/OS NetServer user profiles on an IBM i partition.

In this tip, I put together a quick step-by-step procedure for using IBM’s Netserver APIs alongside third-party messaging software, to re-enable disabled NetServer profiles without having to bring in an IBM i administrator.

You can read the entire tip by clicking here. Continue reading

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When IBM i RGZPFM Doesn’t Want To Rebuild Access Paths

0-IT Jungle LogoIT Jungle just posted my latest article on problems with running the IBM i Reorganize Physical File command (RGZPFM) over an active IBM i file.

Here’s the reader problem I answered with this piece. Continue reading

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LinkedIn for Layoffs: WinningImpression

winning-impression-logoKatrina Collier just published my latest guest post at the WinningImpressions Web site on how to change your LinkedIn profile when you think you’re about to lose your job to downsizing, layoffs, etc. Continue reading

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IT Jungle: Reorganizing IBM i Files To Improve Disk Performance, Parts 1 & 2

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Twitter Retweets: How do I Retweet Other People’s Tweets?

twitter iconThere are at least three ways to rewteet other people’s tweets. Here’s a quick list of how to send other people’s tweets to your follower’s Twitter streams and how it affects what your followers see. Continue reading

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LinkedIn Activity Feeds Added Back to LinkedIn Profile Pages

Linkedin logo with magnifying glassAfter pulling the activity feed from individual user profile screens in December 2013, LinkedIn is now adding the view activity feed feature back to LinkedIn user profile screens.

 

Soon, all LinkedIn users will once again be able to view all the recent activity for another user’s LinkedIn profile. Here’s how to see another user’s activity. Continue reading

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IT Jungle: The IBM i Journal Cache Sweeper Knob

IT Jungle just published my latest tip on how to insure “stale” IBM i cached journal entries are written to disk in a timely manner.

This is a follow-up piece to my last article on setting up IBM i journal caching to speed up system processing. Continue reading

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Twitter Mute: Removing Noisy Tweeters from Your Timeline W/O Unfollowing Them

twitter iconTwitter is rolling out a new feature called Twitter Mute for silencing noisy tweeters in your timeline.

Twitter Mute is activated per user. It is currently being rolled out for iPhone, Android, and Twitter.com users. Twitter Mute allows you to enjoy the benefits of maintaining a Twitter relationship without letting a noisy user’s tweets take over your timeline.

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IT Jungle: New Tricks for Old IBM i Backups

#preferred IBM i graphicIT Jungle just posted my latest article on making changes to your IBM i backup routines to address the following conditions: Continue reading

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IT Jungle: IBM i Remote Journaling Can Slow Down System Performance…and What to Do About it

0-IT Jungle LogoIT Jungle just published my most recent article detailing how IBM i remote journaling can slow down system performance and what you can do about it. Continue reading

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