5 IT Megatrends Changing The Project Management Profession

My belief is that the role of Project Manager will continue to increase in importance in future years and the need for project managers within IT will increase in both stature and in numbers. My reason for this belief is that there are a number of long term IT megatrends that will increase the demand…

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VMware Certifications Increasingly Valuable Assets

The way in which people work is changing every day. Much of this has to do with concepts like the cloud and virtualization. If there’s any company out there that understands these things, it’s VMware. VMware first made a name for itself in the virtualization market. While it has gotten its hands into several other…

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What does Cloud Computing Mean for Project Managers?

Project Management & Cloud Computing Whether software development or infrastructure, the manner in which cloud computing projects are delivered is altered enough to require a slightly different approach to project management. While the same elements exist on cloud computing projects as any other, the sequence in which they need to be done is a bit…

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Top 5 Ways Businesses Benefit from Server Virtualization

Reap the Benefits of Server Virtualization Virtualization is not an IT trend. It is also not new, but it is new in many organizations, as companies of all sizes invest in virtualization technologies to reap it’s many benefits: energy savings, server and desktop provisioning, reduction in physical servers, increased uptime and availability, better disaster recovery…and…

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How To Build an All-Star Virtualization Team

Building A Virtualization Dream Team If your organization understands all of the many compelling benefits that virtual apps and desktops provide, and is mobilizing your team to move from physical to virtual desktops, then this article is perfect for you. You may have been involved in big IT projects and migrations before, but virtualization is…

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4 Key Benefits of Desktop Virtualization

Desktop Virtualization Can Help Solve Business Problems Desktop virtualization is an increasingly important technology for many organizations. As businesses face restrictive budgets, uncertain funding, demands for BYOD  strategies and pressures to collaborate over a dispersed workforce, desktop virtualization allows companies to provide a simple, cost-effective and secure way for employees to access applications and resources…

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Where Virtualization Does and Doesn’t Make Sense

Be Selective With Your Virtualization Virtualization can provide some big cost savings and reduce network complexity. But according to Wayne Cullen, Cisco Senior Manager, Service Provider Architectures, “Virtualization is like chocolate. You eat too much and some bad things can happen.” Along with cloud computing, machine-to-machine (M2M), collaboration, and hoodie sweatshirts, virtualization is a trend…

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What does Cloud Computing Mean for Project Managers?

Project Management & Cloud Computing Whether software development or infrastructure, the manner in which cloud computing projects are delivered is altered enough to require a slightly different approach to project management. While the same elements exist on cloud computing projects as any other, the sequence in which they need to be done is a bit…

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Cost-Effective Solution: Windows Server 2012 & Hyper-V

Virtualization: Cost-Effective Solutions Whether you’re virtualizing your workloads or building a private cloud, the technologies available within the virtualization platform in Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V can provide cost-effective solutions. Take a quick look at these two instances: 1. Technology Specialists, Fort Wayne, IN Jay Tipton, CEO of Technology Specialists, a company that provides technology…

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