17 Apr 2015 | Mike Lewis
Elements of a Digital First Life, Desires and Readiness

In 2015, information, or data with meaning, has transitioned from a commodity to a utility. In the minds of those creating a digital first life — where information flows to and from those who need it without access or permission worries — information access is the thing. Just as you do not consider the source of the power when you turn on a light switch or charge your mobile device today, in a digital first life you may not know the source or the effort required to deliver information anywhere or anytime you need it.

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17 Apr 2015 | Johnny Bass | CCNP, Certification, Cisco, Routing & Switching
CCNP R&S Question of the Week: Blocking to Forwarding State

A port in a redundant topology is currently in the blocking state and not receiving Bridge Protocol Data Units (BPDUs). To keep this port from transitioning to a forwarding state, which command should be configured?

16 Apr 2015 | Michael Scarborough | ITIL, Technology
How ITIL Helps Organizations Maintain Consistency

The primary method that ITIL uses to encourage consistency is through the definition and management of processes for various IT service management activities. The purpose of a process is to define a series of repeatable steps that can be performed consistently, at a predictable level of cost, in order to produce a consistent and predictable […]

15 Apr 2015 | Toby Skandier | A+, Certification, CompTIA
A+ Question of the Week: Windows Critical Error

When Windows encounters a critical error that it is unable to recover from, which of the following system states is the immediate result?

14 Apr 2015 | Guest Authors | Hacking & Cybercrime, Security, Technology
How to Work Remotely Without Becoming a Security Risk

Remember back in the day where the only place you really got to do focused work was on screen were in your home or at work itself. But the world has changed and we blame coffee shops. Starbucks made it their mission to create a “third place” that was neither home nor work, but gave you the comforts and the ability to do all the things you’d do in either of those. And now, that third place is everywhere. You are probably able to do work as effectively from home, at a coffee shop, in an airport, even in an airplane at 35,000 feet as you do while you’re in the office.

13 Apr 2015 | Guest Authors | Certification, PMP, Project Management
PMP Question of the Week: Prospective Sellers

To ensure prospective sellers have a clear and common understanding of the work to be addressed prior to proposal submission, which of the following should you use?

10 Apr 2015 | Johnny Bass | CCNP, Certification, Cisco, Routing & Switching
CCNP R&S Question of the Week: Private VLANs

What should you complete first when configuring private VLANs?