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Calling All Leaders: Start a Book Club
Three years ago, I attended our annual International Conference. One of the breakout sessions had a speaker whose name unfortunately I cannot remember. He discussed, however, how he utilized a “book club” to help develop his company’s culture, which stayed with me. He explained the details of how to implement a book club, citing examples of books to read and including basic guidelines for everyone to follow.
Top 5 Tips for New Project Managers
Project Managers must be able to work with a variety of technical tools to assist with their day-to-day workflow and must also be able to lead teams with clear communication and composure. This adaptability—and years of PM experience—is what separates the highly effective Project Manager from the rest of the field. But what if you’re just starting out? The extensive set of required skills for successful Project Managers can be daunting. For that reason, we thought it wise to provide some guidance for those new PMs that are still trying to find their footing.
The Growing IT Skills Gap
The IT skills gap is growing. In 2019 and beyond, employing skilled IT workers will be a key factor separating successful companies from the ones that fall behind. The demand for advanced skills in programming, app development and data analysis is on the rise. Emerging technologies like machine learning and AI are poised to generate at least 133 million new roles by 2022, according to the World Economic Forum.
Q & A with CompTIA Product Manager, Teresa Sears
CompTIA’s A+ certification originally debuted in 1993 and since that time more than one million IT professionals have earned their A+ certification. To maintain its relevancy in the market place, CompTIA introduces major revisions with updated course content every 3 years. In doing so, A+ continues to offer the fundamental knowledge that many aspiring IT professionals require to advance in their careers.
VLOOKUP vs. MATCH/INDEX in Microsoft Excel
If you need to get data from one data range into another, most people rely on the VLOOKUP function. But did you know there is another alternative with the combination of the MATCH and INDEX functions? This blog will cover both options, explain the differences, and when you might want to use one vs. the other.
How to Use Rules to Manage Your Outlook Inbox
Is your inbox full of emails that you still need to address? When you are out of the office for a day or two, do you wind up deleting a lot of emails or moving them to a folder because they are just not that important? Email is a very easy and quick way to communicate, but your inbox can become unmanageable at times. Outlook has some great built-in tools to help you manage your email. This article will show you how to setup the Outlook Rules feature to better manage your overflowing inbox.
Infographic: ITIL 4 New Features, Benefits, and Certification
Take a tour of the many new features, updates, and benefits of ITIL 4 while also learning more about the ITIL 4 End Learner Journey.
Top 3 Reasons to Run the Network Troubleshooter in Windows 10
Guest Author: Scott Thibodeau, Technical Instructor
I regularly communicate with many IT support and helpdesk staff and am surprised at the number of them that don't take advantage of the built-in Network Troubleshooter in Windows 10. As a trainer and helpdesk veteran, one of the things I promote in my classes is that we have a special power, almost a super power so to speak. What is that super power? The ability to lessen the amount of time a user is unproductive because they're staring at a system that isn't running properly.
How to Add Office 365 Connectors in Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams is now used by more than 500,000 organizations only two years after launch. As a tool available in Office 365, Teams has been able to piggyback on the meteoric rise in usage that Office 365 has experienced over the last several years. Microsoft continues to add features to Teams in order to entice customers away from other collaboration and messaging tools. Office 365 Connectors expands the capability of Teams even further.
Our Employees of the Year for 2018
2018 has passed and that has given us a chance to reflect and celebrate the outstanding performers in our organization. We value all of our team members greatly, but these are the select few that went above and beyond to be recognized as our Employees of the Year for 2018.