IT Pro Show 164: 01.20.2014
January 23, 2014•33 min
A revealing study on the quality of hard drives. A surprising MDM acquisition by a major virtualization vendor. And our featured topic about the risk profiles of maintaining technology currency in your organization.
Hosts: John Kresic, Tom Kresic, Mike Kresic
Running Time: 33:32
IT Pro News:
Do you know which hard drives run the best? Backblaze knows.
Trouble in your business with the new Windows? Microsoft publishes new guide for Windows 8.1 users.
Is the end-of-life for Windows XP affecting appliances like ATMs too?
VMware is the proud owner of MDM Airwatch for $1.5B.
IT Pro Main Story: Identify your risk profile for technology
What best describes your risk profile for selecting and applying technology:
Is Run until it Breaks a description for you, or Test and Innovate?
Assessing “mainline business” vs other business units. Where do you lead?
Is it Tech for Tech sake? Can you solve a business problem?
Does Tech innovation automatically have to come from IT? or the reverse?
Is the company’s culture your IT culture, your personal culture aligned?
IT Pro Bookshelf:
Architecture and Patterns for IT: Service Management, Resource Planning and Governance, Charles Betz