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Technologies Review | May 20, 2019

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Secrets Of Information Technology Asset Management

December 6, 2013 |

Asset management on its own is already important enough, but throw IT in there and suddenly it’s important and culturally relevant!

Why Worry about IT Asset Management?

Basically the important things to know right away are:

  • the IT department has several sectors, including financial, contractual, and inventory functions
  • there is actually a way to cut costs and monitor all of these functions.

What is ITAM?

Information Technology Asset Management is a way to keep track of all of the functions within the IT department. A company has to deal with hardware and software, and managing the former tends to be a bit more involved.

With software, all a company has to do to keep track of licenses, versions, and installed endpoints. Sounds easy enough – for the IT department at least!

Managing hardware, however, is more difficult. Unlike software, hardware is … Read More

Best Gadgets For Health and Fitness Lovers

November 29, 2013 |

With the holiday season fast approaching there are plenty of gadgets for everyone on the market. There’s even something for that health conscience friend or relative who loves to workout.  Get them a gadget that accompanies their smart phone or computer and improve their health and fitness goals next year.

We have a list of six gadgets that help with just about every fitness issue imaginable.  Sure, traditional health methods to boost energy and lose weight work just fine, but wouldn’t the entire process be much more fun with a gadget?!

1. FitBit Flex Wireless Activity and Sleep Wristband

This sleek wrist band syncs to an app that helps you track your food intake and activity, steps walked, calories burned, how well you are sleeping, and wakes you with a silent alarm. The online app lets you track your progress, mark your goals, and stay connected through social … Read More

Take Protective Measures Against Website Hacking

November 26, 2013 |

While it may not be possible to absolutely eliminate the threat of hacking on your website, it certainly is possible to minimise the risk and thwart the attempts of all but the most intrepid perpetrators. For your own peace of mind as well as the protection of your customers and associates, you should take every possible precaution.

In much the same way that you take steps to safeguard your physical property, there are ways to make it more difficult for hackers to intrude on your web domain.

Dreaded Words: “I’ve Been Hacked”

In the digital marketplace, those words are spoken far too often: Statistics point to a hacking episode every five seconds worldwide. The severity of the episodes vary. The question is not if, but when and how bad it will be. It is imperative that you do everything possible to protect your online presence from tampering, and to protect the integrity of … Read More

Advanced Facet Options In Drupal

July 15, 2013 |

Developing your own facets can be tricky when working with Apache Solr. The role of Facets is to focus a search on specified criteria and within defined parameters. The Facet module does the work of narrowing and advancing searches. The Facet module develops the parameters that relate to the data in the contents which are listed.

There are times where more detailed and incremental options are required. You might be looking into the option of developing your own facets to suit your needs using the API. There is not much information on how to do this available.

Let’s discuss developing your own facet. The index document needs to contain the field that relates with the facet. Within the custom field, some code needs to be written. If you are not sure about the terminologies or confused about how to code it, it may be best to consult a Java … Read More