…of Service

A few short weekends ago, my wife and I joined a group of brave Freedom fighters who had an incredible church fundraiser in beautiful Puerto Rico. On this trip, we had the opportunity to not only visit many historical and beautiful sites, but also became acquainted and got to know some of the super caring […]

Professionalism

Professionalism is relentless dedication towards a task, job, project, cause or even a loved one or group. It wouldn’t necessarily consist of a hairdo, nor the car one drives. Although commonly mistaken, professionalism wouldn’t necessarily include politeness nor courteous behavior. It wouldn’t per se include strictness. Professionalism might include being smartly dressed. It might equally be the unshaven, […]

Starving Resumes Left Behind

A Resume Communicates ability! I wanted to take a few minutes to share a few successful actions and tips for authoring or updating resumes. These tips ought to help better capture the attention of your audience, hiring managers or recruiters.  Additionally, I really want to call out some false and damaging information floating around the […]

Your Talent’s Aptitude – Part 1/2

In today’s workforce and society, finding and then determining aptitude is without a doubt critical for success! Aptitude is an amazing ability.  We are all inherently blessed with potential aptitude. Aptitude isn’t merely a fancy or colorful word.  Aptitude is that magic spark which ignites innovation, creates accomplishment, overcomes impossible feats, solves intricate problems and […]

Separation Of Duties through a key hole

A Discussion on Security Improvements For decades, businesses have sloppily adopted and implemented haphazard business practices of over-doing, over-granting IT personnel with unchecked elevated access. This elevated access provides IT personnel with increased capabilities to perform wide-spheres of critical tasks and duties with near-unfettered control and access over IT business assets. IT personnel are not […]

Operationalize & Normalize System Patching

Maintaining Patch Levels We’re going to discuss system patching.  Sorry for sounding like a broken record & for this long winded 2018 New Years message. Over the past many months, businesses have faced re-prioritized tasks and delayed deliverables, not to mention hit many show-stopping freezes (Thanksgiving, xMas, etc.). This regrettably and certainly can delay patch […]

Enable Your Active Directory Recycling Bin

True Story – Avoiding Risk This past weekend, a medium-sized client contacted us concerning a serious problem. Moments before the call, the admin had unfortunately and inadvertently deleted ALL, YES ALL, Active Directory user objects (excluding service accounts).  If you couldn’t have guessed, this was a complete heart stopping experience!  At that very moment, I […]