Month: July 2020

Orangematter - The Year of the IT Pro

Orangematter – The Year of the IT Pro

I wrote another article on our corporate blog:https://orangematter.solarwinds.com/2020/07/29/could-2020-be-the-year-of-the-it-professional/ Another very productive month. Previous blogs: Lifesaver, Non-enterprise, and Mobile Workforce. Orangematter – The Year of the IT Pro IT professionals are used to change and disruption. From dealing with unexpected hardware malfunctions to troubleshooting dodgy Wi-Fi, IT pros are some of the most resilient employees in …

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Orangematter - Lifesaver for the Public Sector

Orangematter – Lifesaver for the Public Sector

I’ve written a new article on our corporate blog about why the public sector needs (better) monitoring, four days after discussing Non-enterprise gear: https://orangematter.solarwinds.com/2020/07/28/why-monitoring-can-be-the-lifesaver-the-public-sector-needs/ Orangematter – Lifesaver for the Public Sector One of the business consequences from the pandemic—increased remote working—is causing technology challenges across most industries, including the public sector. Most employees who are …

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Orangematter - Non-enterprise gear

Orangematter – Non-enterprise Gear

I wrote another blog article, ten days after discussing Mobile Workforce:https://orangematter.solarwinds.com/2020/07/24/using-non-enterprise-gear-in-an-enterprise-world/ Orangematter – Non-enterprise gear Different IT organizations have different needs. The one-man shop might find the best success with open-source software, while enterprises often need something a little more. But occasionally you’ll see an enterprise using open-source or something designed for a small to …

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Open wardrobes in a bedroom

A New Home in Berlin

Germany is full of bureaucracy.No news there, I know. Before you can rent a place, get a mobile phone contract, a bank account, anything really, you need to prove that you have a favorable credit rating. There’s only one organization in Germany dealing with this. Even though I left the country 16 years ago, I …

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Orangematter - Mobile Workforce in the Public Sector

Orangematter – Mobile Workforce in the Public Sector

I’ve written a new article on our corporate blog discussing mobile workforce in the Public Sector:https://orangematter.solarwinds.com/2020/07/14/supporting-a-mobile-workforce-across-the-public-sector/ It’s been a while since my last post! Orangematter – Mobile Workforce in the Public Sector Over five million people work in the U.K. public sector, representing over 16% of all people in paid work, according to government figures. …

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