ReddingITPro

Technical Blog of Jason Olson

2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was

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The Counter Offer (part 2)

I just completed importing several older blogs, and among them there was one titled The Counter Offer. This is the second installment of that article which was never published. In

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HIPAA Compliance & Faxing

The primary objective of HIPAA is that health organizations have the infrastructure and procedures – administrative, technical and physical – that allow them to safeguard patient health information from any

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Encrypted E-mail Solutions

Here is some information on setting up secure e-mail encryption with outside parties. There are basically two options available. Prices can vary based on the selected vendor and the information

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IT Services Policy: Billable Hour

This is to help define what activity is billable versus non-billable activity under a typical Managed Services Agreement (MSA/MSP). Beyond the obvious that activity which is for the direct benefit

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Technology Policies/User Passwords

It is the general policy that the IT staff does not need to know the individual user passwords and will take every effort to ensure that we do not keep

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Technology Policies/Network Printers

Network Assignment To properly configure network printers initially on a windows network: Leave printers setup in DHCP Check DHCP server and use the MAC address information to establish a DHCP

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Technology Policies/Guest Users

We’re starting a new series on Monday called “Policy Monday” to help share common technology policies. This week we’ll start with Adding Guest Accounts to the Network. The following is

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U.S. To Train 3,000 Offshore IT Workers

Federally-backed program aims to help outsourcers in South Asia become more fluent in areas like Java programming—and the English language.By Paul McDougall, InformationWeek Aug. 3, 2010 URL: http://www.informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=226500202   Despite

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10 Tips for Hiring a Computer Consultant

As business-related technology becomes increasingly sophisticated and complex, many business owners, office managers and systems operators are turning to independent computer consultants to develop high tech business solutions that keep

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