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Virtualization: Booting Cisco's IOS with Dynamips hypervisor
Funny video, I have to ask my Network Engineer to get me the latest and greatest IOS. (in my free time I am learning networking: Mostly next gen networking like Vyatta but also the old fashioned ones like Cisco)
I had promised about the "RedHot IT Future Series" and so we discuss here how you should market yourself EFFECTIVELY as an IT professional in this new (and dangerous) web age! Web is the place where you're a hero today and villain tomorrow. While there are lots of professionals who are active on the web, not all are enjoying a good reputation as they got "personal" with others and got into a cockfight. The passive IT professional has nothing to lose but nothing to gain at all!
I know "marketing" might seem as a greasy term but the idea is to have the truth about you out there. You know you're a good person and your family knows that you're really smart person but the rest of the world doesn't!
So the question is how do I market myself on the web as a true "nouveau IT professional". A guy who companies will be tempted to pick up the phone as say "Hey, we wanna talk with you. Can you fly over to Palo Alto (or Guatemala or Johan…
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So what is a virtualized workplace? Does it mean it does not exist? That it's virtual? Well in a certain way YES. This is where the future of our workplace is going to be. Well it is already a reality in some countries.
OK lets start by asking ourselves these questions: Do you really bond with your colleagues? (think Team cohesiveness) Do you spend great amount of hours talking about great things that you will do together? (think collaboration) Do you really feel that you give 100% at work? (think effectiveness) What do you really miss at your desk? (think personalization) Is your desk comfortable enough? (Again think optimizing personalization, OK you have done your best to make it your place)Does it really matter to your employer that you are there for him/her? (think commitment) Or do you get micromanaged over petty issues? (think mismanagement) Do you see your employees perfor…