The IT profession is fast paced and high-pressure as IT managers need to stay current with ever-changing technology. They have little time to read and when they do read, they need content that delivers maximum knowledge with minimal time commitment. They want content that is focused and to the point. They also need content that helps them stay on top of an ever-growing range of topics. IT managers not only need to be technology experts, but they also need to be masters at management.
Concise and practical, the IT Pro Practice Notes Series is designed to help IT professionals stay on top of the current state of practice in the IT field. These short and focused titles look at core concepts and cutting-edge topics. The goal is to help IT professionals to refresh and expand their practical knowledge about technology and management. The series has a broad scope covering both technology and management. It covers basics for professionals who need to quickly learn about the fundamentals of an area to which they are new. It also covers trending and upcoming topics to meet the life-long learning needs of IT professionals who want to stay competitive in their careers.
By Peter Wlodarczak
December 08, 2023
Agile Software Development is an introduction to agile software development methods. Agile methods try to diminish complexity, increase transparency, and reach a deployable product in a shorter time frame. Agile methods use an iterative and incremental approach to minimize risks and to avoid ...
By Preston de Guise
December 06, 2023
No IT manager or worker enjoys being woken up the middle of the night over a system fault. But arguably the worst way to be awakened is over a situation where data loss has occurred – and the recovery is going wrong. The Busy IT Manager’s Guide to Data Recovery takes a razor focus on the ...
By George K. Tsantes, James Ransome
April 20, 2023
Cybersecurity risk is a top-of-the-house issue for all organizations. Cybertax—Managing the Risks and Results is a must read for every current or aspiring executive seeking the best way to manage and mitigate cybersecurity risk. It examines cybersecurity as a tax on the organization and charts the ...
By Andrew Dixon
May 12, 2022
Some IT organisations seem to expend all their energy firefighting – dealing with incidents as they arise and fixing, or patching over, the breakage. In organisations like this, restarting computers is seen as a standard method to resolve many issues. Perhaps the best way to identify whether an ...