The On-Premise IT Roundtable looks at the idea that IT burnout is inevitable. They discuss some of the underlying factors behind burnout, and why people attracted to IT might be susceptible. They also offer some insight into how they’ve coped with the issue, both from a self-employed consultant perspective, as well as working for a larger organization. Definitely an important discussion for any IT practitioner to consider.
Teren Bryson of packetqueue.net comments: The public cloud providers offer very easy to consume services, already built in their environments and on their hardware, as secure as we can call anything these days, all for an ostensibly nominal fee. Your data lives outside your data center, however, and can suffer from what’s known in the […]
Teren Bryson of packetqueue.net comments: With all of the recent talk in the networking community about software defined this or that, it can be hard to separate the marketing and spin from the substantial and substantive. Beyond that, however, it can be even harder to pull out the truly useful ideas from among those that […]
Teren Bryson of packetqueue.net comments: While this has important lessons for business leaders today, we often see an almost reflexive reaction to new technologies in the other direction. We get in such a bother trying to divine the “next big thing” that we almost entirely fail to qualify the claims that are being made and […]
Teren Bryson from Packetqueue.net writes: In business people quit, get fired, or otherwise leave a place of employment through attrition every day, and for any number of reasons. Most of the time it’s an occasional event, and while we’re often sad to see them go (or not, as the case may be) we don’t have […]
Teren Bryson from Packetqueue.net writes about sales: By way of background, I’d like to say that I don’t have a problem with sales. In fact, I spent 10 years of my career in the VAR space acting in both pre and post sales roles. Sales are a fundamental part of any good business, and I […]