IT Workforce

Tweet Related CV Employees Nutriate blog post Return of on-the-job training (in factories) – article in the 2012 September 17 print edition of the Christian Science Monitor Coursera IT Professions The September 2012 experience of NFL games referred by replacements while the experienced professionals were locked out by the NFL owners (over a contract dispute)…

Data Center Localization

Tweet 2012 Sep 25 InfoWorld article connecting big data centers to big pollution.  Per the article most data centers waste 90% or more of the energy that they consume, and that their big generators are a big source of air pollution in locations such as Silicon Valley.  I think that this bolsters the case for…

More on 2012 Amazon outages

Tweet 2012 June 29 Outage: No Excuse Storms Should Not Take Down Your Cloud. – InfoWorld – 2012 July 3 Amazon Cloud Goes Down Friday Night, Taking Netflix, Instagram and Pinterest With It. – Forbes – 2012 June 30 As David Linthicum observes in InfoWorld, data center operators need to practice disaster recovery scenarios.  You…