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  • Downloads // Feb 2006

    Use this workbook to generate scheduled downtime reports

    This Excel workbook offers a quick, easy way to keep your users informed about scheduled outages. Just plug in the relevant information and e-mail the report to all affected users and/or their managers. When it comes to their computers, end users hate surprises. The surprise they hate the most...

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  • Downloads // Feb 2006

    Quickly assess new employees' computer skills with this evaluation form

    Develop the best plan for training and supporting new employees by using this form to gauge their level of computer expertise. When a new employee walks in the door, the IT staff has gained a user to support--possibly someone who has little or no real computer experience. To avoid...

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  • Downloads // Feb 2006

    Introduce best practices for Group Policy configuration with the help of this PowerPoint presentation

    This presentation includes tips and walk-throughs to help Group Policy novices get up to speed on configuration issues. Group Policy can greatly simplify management of your infrastructure, but only if you know how to configure it properly. IT pro Rick Vanover put together a PowerPoint presentation that focuses...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2006

    10 commands you should master when working with the Cisco IOS

    This list contains the 10 commands every Cisco IOS user should know inside and out. As the Cisco IOS is riddled with thousands of commands, configuring it can be challenging. This download will help you master the 10 commands to know, inside and out, when using the Cisco IOS....

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  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2006

    Build your own consulting contract using this sample form

    Both independent consultants and their clients benefit when they're working with a solid contract. Download this sample contract from TechRepublic member and IT consultant Randy Barger as a guide for preparing your next consulting agreement. E-mail makes it easy to assume a fairly informal relationship with your clients. But...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2006

    Gather Windows system details with this VBscript

    This handy VBscript gathers information on Windows machines and writes the information to a CSV file. Use the handy VBscript to gather a variety of system information on and Windows machines in your domain. When run, this script gathers a computer machine name, number of processors, total RAM, manufacturer,...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2006

    Troubleshoot 10 common Exchange problems with these expert answers

    This list outlines 10 common Exchange problems and solutions. This handy two-page list outlines 10 familiar Exchange problems and an assortment of solutions. From user access errors to mail delivery problems, this list is great quick reference for every Exchange administrator.Here's a sample:Number 1: Users cannot access server. -...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2006

    10 things you can do when Windows XP won't boot

    If your computer powers up okay, but the Windows XP operating system won't boot properly, you have some troubleshooting ahead of you. Here's a look at the likely culprits and what you can do to fix the problem. When you're dealing with a Windows XP system that won't boot,...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2006

    Comparison chart of free databases: MySQL 5, SQL Server 2005 Express, and Oracle 10g Express

    If you're trying to choose between the recently released MySQL 5.0, SQL Server 2005 Express Edition, and the beta version of Oracle 10g Express Edition, this quick side-by-side comparison will help you sort out the features. Last fall brought a bumper crop of free database solutions, with the release...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2006

    Track issued equipment and installed software with these comprehensive worksheets

    You need to account for every piece of equipment you issue and every application you install on user machines--but staying on top of all that recordkeeping can be a nightmare. These worksheets will make it easy to record and review what software is installed where and what equipment has been...

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  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2006

    Solicit valuable feedback from clients with these evaluation forms

    Surveys can help you determine whether your clients are satisfied with your work, expose trouble spots, and allow you to make corrections. Here are two forms you can use to find out how well you're doing. Your clients may appear to be satisfied with the work you're doing for...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2006

    Create Active Directory users and Exchange mailboxes from a CSV file with VBScript

    This VBScript will create Active Directory users and Exchange accounts from a CSV file. Creating users and Exchange accounts can be tedious, especially when user information already resides in your company's HR system. Instead of manually creating an Active Directory user and Exchange account, you can use a script...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2006

    Streamline your organization's process with this software installation checklist

    To help your IT support department effectively manage the testing, approval, and installation of client software, we've created this software installation checklist. Download the form and customize it for your organization's needs. When it comes to processing end user requests for the purchase and installation of software, every help...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2006

    Create users in Active Directory from a CSV file with this VBScript

    This VBScript will create users with passwords in Active Directory in the Users container. Creating users can be tedious, especially when user information already resides in your company's HR system. Instead of manually creating a user and assigning passwords, you can use a script that accomplishes the same goal....

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  • Downloads // Dec 2005

    10 common SQL Server problems and solutions

    This list outlines 10 common SQL Server problems and solutions. This handy two-page list outlines 10 familiar SQL Server problems and an assortment of solutions. From "Out of Space" errors to a database going suspect, this list is great quick reference for every SQL administrator.Here's a sample:Number 1: Users...

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  • Downloads // Dec 2005

    Anatomy of Excel data analysis: Advanced graphs and PivotCharts

    Sometimes we take for granted what users know. While Microsoft Excel may be familiar to you, if you are on a help desk you will have to explain how the application works to users that fall within a vast range of skill level and knowledge. This series of Excel tutorials...

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  • Downloads // Dec 2005

    Focus your DR planning by using these five levels of disaster classification

    Nearly everyone involved in disaster recovery planning has some idea of the types of disasters that could strike, but few have concrete ideas on how to apply those concepts to the plan itself. This classification system defines disaster levels and what your response should be for each one. An...

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  • Downloads // Dec 2005

    Presentation: 10 things you should know about Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)

    This PowerPoint presentation outlines 10 things about Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) every network administrator and help desk technician should know. In June 2005, Microsoft released Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), the much-anticipated update to its Software Update Services (SUS). As the successor to SUS, WSUS features...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2005

    Control Excel data entry with these five powerful tips

    This download provides five powerful tips to help you control Excel data entry and improve accuracy. Using Microsoft Excel, you can store and analyze financial information, statistical data, mathematical formulas and more. Yet without accurate data, your sophisticated spreadsheet calculations are useless. Data accuracy can be particularly problematic if...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2005

    Presentation: Raise user awareness about password security

    Employees don't always realize the importance of creating and safeguarding strong passwords. This presentation will give you a chance to explain best practices and walk users through your corporate password policy. User education is often cited as one of the most effective ways to help boost information security and...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2005

    Define project expectations with this criteria acceptance form

    Establishing acceptance criteria at the beginning of a project helps ensure that the results are well received. This sample form will make those criteria clear from the project outset. Detailing acceptance criteria on the front end of a project will go a long way toward clarifying customer needs and...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2005

    10 things you should know about being a great IT manager

    The 10 suggestions outlined in this download can help both new and seasoned managers become great IT managers. IT Managers can easily get caught up in day-to-day operations and activities and lose sight of important management behaviors. Whether you're a new or seasoned manager, the following suggestions can help...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2005

    Successfully Deploy and Maintain VoIP with these Best Practices

    Your VoIP vendor choice will influence your deployment and maintenance processes, but following general VoIP best practices will also increase the project's success. You can separate and handle voice traffic through standard, vendor-neutral protocols and design practices. Furthermore, general layout and design models for integrated VoIP and data networks provide...

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  • Downloads // Oct 2005

    Target the best security vendors with this list of products and services

    This list of major security vendors and product descriptions will help you get started on your search for the security solution your organization needs. The offerings range from basic virus protection to companies who will manage it all. The need for secure systems to support e-commerce and other business-critical...

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  • Downloads // Oct 2005

    Avoid potential conflicts of interest with this disclosure form

    A conflict of interest, as defined by your firm or company, must be presented openly. This sample form, which includes language describing conflicts of interest, can help you or your associates keep everything aboveboard. As with any relationship, disclosure is a basic building block of trust. In relationships between...

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  • Downloads // Oct 2005

    10 things you should know about the NETSH tool

    NETSH is a lesser-known command-line tool that can help you cut to the chase when you need to perform various networking tasks. These pointers will help you use it to streamline your configuration, administration, and documentation chores. Despite its power and versatility, NETSH is often passed over in favor...

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  • Downloads // Sep 2005

    10 things you should know about working with Microsoft Access reports

    Mastering reporting basics in Microsoft Access is fairly easy, but working most effectively means going beyond the basics. These tips will help you work more efficiently and create better results. When you need to share database information in a consistent and easy-to-read manner, you can use Access' reporting features...

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  • Downloads // Sep 2005

    10 things you should do to effectively implement change management

    Good change management acts like a traffic light that regulates the smooth flow of changes. Set up a well-deployed process to ensure that changes don't adversely affect your system performance. Many people mistakenly view change management as more IT red tape, failing to realize how much disruption can occur...

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  • Downloads // Sep 2005

    50+ keyboard shortcuts for moving faster in Windows XP

    These 50+ keyboard shortcuts can help you navigate Windows XP faster than ever. The point and click interface has made computers accessible to the masses, but IT pros know it's much faster to use keyboard shortcuts than to point and click. These 50-plus shortcuts will help you navigate Windows...

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  • Downloads // Sep 2005

    Prioritize help desk requests with this call-level chart

    Both large and small IT shops can benefit from using a call-level plan to improve staff productivity and user satisfaction. To help you create such a plan, we've developed this sample call level chart, which you can tailor to meet your needs. Prioritizing support calls is a critical process...

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  • Downloads // Sep 2005

    10 things you should know about managing IT projects

    Taking a leadership role in an IT project can be daunting, especially to the novice. These pointers will help you bring organization, professionalism, and goal-oriented progress to the projects you manage. IT pros often find themselves suddenly in charge of managing a project without any preparation for what the...

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  • Downloads // Aug 2005

    Provide essential information with this project communication plan

    Planning the most effective ways to communicate with team members, customers, and stakeholders, especially on larger projects, is essential to project success. Here's a look at how to proceed and a sample plan to get you started. A communication plan enables you to think through how you can communicate...

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  • Tools & Templates // Aug 2005

    Check HIPAA compliance with this Excel calculator

    Our HIPAA compliance calculator will help covered entities determine the status of their compliance efforts in the areas of HIPAA Privacy, Standardization of Code Sets, Security, National Provider Identifier, and Monitoring. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requires all healthcare organizations using electronic protected health information (ePHI),...

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  • Downloads // Aug 2005

    Keep track of your problems with this project issues log

    Dealing with the inevitable project problems is easier when you have a record of what the issues are and how they're being resolved. This updated template will simplify the task. Most IT projects are destined to hit a few snags along the way, making it essential to document the...

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  • Downloads // Aug 2005

    Combine the versatility of XML and JavaScript to create an adaptable quiz application

    Follow the creation and evolution of a JavaScript-based quiz application as a developer satisfies the specified requirements for a client-side-only solution. Developing applications based on the requirements specified by your clients often requires a certain amount of ingenuity and imagination. This download walks you through...

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  • Downloads // Aug 2005

    Seven keys to implementing an ITIL framework

    The IT Infrastructure Library, a group of standards for service, has gained acceptance as a nonproprietary framework for IT projects. Here's a look at how you can integrate ITIL into your organization. Today's business environment demands that IT be more attentive to customer requests by delivering quality solutions and...

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  • Tools & Templates // Aug 2005

    Build a foundation for project success with this definition template

    This comprehensive project definition template will help you develop a clear and effective document to guide participants and stakeholders through the completion of a project. The project definition clarifies the deliverables, the scope, and the overall approach of a project. It also communicates the project vision to the other...

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  • Tools & Templates // Aug 2005

    Encourage professional growth with this development plan template

    This simple template can serve as a tool for promoting the professional development of your employees by outlining their developmental objectives and defining specific measures to achieve them. Professional growth involves collaboration between you and your employees. You're responsible for providing training and development opportunities--but they're responsible for taking...

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  • Downloads // Aug 2005

    Free Chapter Download - IT Manager's Tool Kit, Third Edition

    Download the Strategic IT Planning chapter for grassroots advice on defining the ideal IT organization and recommendations for creating an aligned enterprise. In addition, you'll learn how IT business alignment veers off track and discover methods for preventing such mistakes.

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  • Downloads // Aug 2005

    TechRepublic Real World Guide: Improving Help Desk Service Levels

    The TechRepublic Real World Guide: Improving Help Desk Service Levels collects proven recommendations for developing proper end user-support ratios, establishing policies for communicating with users, improving service levels and more.

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  • Downloads // Aug 2005

    Free Chapter Download - IT Manager's Tool Kit, Third Edition

    Download the Strategic IT Planning chapter for grassroots advice on defining the ideal IT organization and recommendations for creating an aligned enterprise. In addition, you'll learn how IT business alignment veers off track and discover methods for preventing such mistakes.

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  • Downloads // Apr 2006

    Install and configure Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG) 2.13.2

    In this download, we will configure MRTG to run as a daemon in the background, perform simple monitoring of a network device, configure the output to produce an index.html file, and finally, to have that index generated automatically. In the previous download, we learned how to create...

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  • Downloads // May 2005

    Ten good reasons not to provide free tech support

    As an IT support professional, people routinely ask me to "help" then solve computer problems unrelated to my actual job. I like to help when and where I can, but there are serious pitfalls to accepting such requests. Providing free technical support is often not worth the price you pay,...

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  • Downloads // Jul 2004

    Microsoft Access Help Desk Database

    Use this sample Microsoft Access Help Desk database as a simple substitute for commercial help desk software. It provides pertinent customer information with tabs to track call details as well as create reports.

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  • Downloads // Jun 2005

    Make the best SAN choice with this storage comparison chart

    This downloadable chart provides a quick-glance comparison of some of the storage products and servers available from Dell, HP, and IBM. One of the most important decisions an enterprise information technology department can make concerns the choice of a storage area network (SAN) server solution. The major server vendors all...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2006

    Track issued equipment and installed software with these comprehensive worksheets

    You need to account for every piece of equipment you issue and every application you install on user machines--but staying on top of all that recordkeeping can be a nightmare. These worksheets will make it easy to record and review what software is installed where and what equipment has been...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2006

    Comparison chart of free databases: MySQL 5, SQL Server 2005 Express, and Oracle 10g Express

    If you're trying to choose between the recently released MySQL 5.0, SQL Server 2005 Express Edition, and the beta version of Oracle 10g Express Edition, this quick side-by-side comparison will help you sort out the features. Last fall brought a bumper crop of free database solutions, with the release...

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  • Downloads // Apr 2006

    85 keyboard shortcuts for moving faster in Microsoft Excel

    Keyboard shortcuts can shave a surprising amount of time off the process of performing various Excel tasks. This list includes all the basics, along with those 'I know there's a way to do this more quickly' shortcuts you can never quite remember. Most people have a small set of...

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  • Downloads // Oct 2004

    TCP/IP Quick Reference - Commands and Diagnostics

    When facing TCP/IP issues, there is no time to waste. Get the TCP/IP troubleshooting solutions for Windows, Linux, and Novell you're looking for. Plus learn TCP/IP fundamentals and UTP cabling configuration and Installations tricks. You'll turn to these PDF's for the commands, checklists, and diagnostic steps that will help you...

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  • Downloads // Mar 2005

    Cisco PIX Firewall: Lock it down in 10 steps

    Cisco's PIX Firewall has long been one of the most popular enterprise firewalls in use around the world. While it is known for its tight security and strong performance, the PIX Firewall is not completely hardened in its default settings. Here are 10 steps that you can take to further...

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  • Downloads // May 2005

    6 steps to better software documentation

    Well-written documentation plays a far more important role than it is often given credit for. By answering common user questions, support documentation like a user manual or technical cheat sheet offers benefits to both the user and the developer?it allows users to get the most out of the software they've...

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  • Downloads // Apr 2002

    Download this Web-design client questionnaire form

    Find out what your Web-design clients want with this downloadable questionnaire that outlines technical and graphical expectations. If you would like to add a category, let us know and we'll include it in the next version of this download.

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  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2006

    Solicit valuable feedback from clients with these evaluation forms

    Surveys can help you determine whether your clients are satisfied with your work, expose trouble spots, and allow you to make corrections. Here are two forms you can use to find out how well you're doing. Your clients may appear to be satisfied with the work you're doing for...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2002

    Download this sample IT due diligence report template

    Performing a technology due diligence is a good way to understand your client's technology and assess the financial implications of its technology plans. Here is a template you can use to organize your next IT due diligence effort.

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  • Tools & Templates // Jul 2005

    Quality assurance checklist for outsourced projects

    You need some level of involvement in an outsourced project to validate that the outsourcer will deliver within your expectations. This checklist will help you monitor the progress of the project to ensure all commitments are met. Understanding all the responsibilities that accompany an outsourced project can challenge even...

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  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2006

    Build your own consulting contract using this sample form

    Both independent consultants and their clients benefit when they're working with a solid contract. Download this sample contract from TechRepublic member and IT consultant Randy Barger as a guide for preparing your next consulting agreement. E-mail makes it easy to assume a fairly informal relationship with your clients. But...

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  • Tools & Templates // Aug 2005

    Build a foundation for project success with this definition template

    This comprehensive project definition template will help you develop a clear and effective document to guide participants and stakeholders through the completion of a project. The project definition clarifies the deliverables, the scope, and the overall approach of a project. It also communicates the project vision to the other...

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  • Downloads // Jun 2005

    Educate your users about e-mail safety with this PowerPoint presentation

    While e-mail has become a mission-critical business application, it has also become a vehicle for scams and viruses. One of the most important aspects of e-mail security is user education. This PowerPoint presentation by Joshua Hoskins entitled "Practice e-mail safety" provides IT professionals with a slide show that they can...

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  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2002

    Download this project plan template

    If you've taken on a small to midsize project that doesn't warrant a full-scale plan in Microsoft Project, download this Excel spreadsheet template sent in by a TechRepublic member for quick and easy project management.

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  • Downloads // Oct 2003

    Roles and responsibilities template

    As with any large project, ensuring that every team member understands what they have to do is key to success. This template is designed to give your team members guidance when migrating from NT 4.0 to Windows 2003 Server.

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  • Downloads // Jul 2005

    17 useful PHP array functions complete with examples

    This document outlines some of the more useful functions in the PHP array toolkit, and features detailed explanations and usage examples. Like arrays in other programming languages, PHP arrays allow you to store multiple values in a single variable and operate on them as a set. With...

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  • Downloads // Sep 2005

    50+ keyboard shortcuts for moving faster in Windows XP

    These 50+ keyboard shortcuts can help you navigate Windows XP faster than ever. The point and click interface has made computers accessible to the masses, but IT pros know it's much faster to use keyboard shortcuts than to point and click. These 50-plus shortcuts will help you navigate Windows...

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  • Downloads // Apr 2005

    IT department report card

    Keeping your IT department running smoothly means staying on top of each critical area of the operation--from change management to virus protection to licensing issues. This tool will help you measure the effectiveness of each aspect of your IT organization and enable you to track potential problems and proposed solutions.Join...

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  • Downloads // Apr 2005

    Tutorial: Creating and distributing custom forms with Outlook

    Although they're often overlooked, Outlook's custom form design features make it simple to add functionality and make Outlook a more valuable collaborative tool within your organization. Here's a rundown of how to add controls and fields to create a customized version of any of Outlook's default forms.Join the discussion...

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  • Downloads // May 2004

    Master Browser Tool Kit

    Forcing systems to act as Master Browser or Backup Browser (or excluding them from those roles) can help you troubleshoot network problems, but making the needed registry edits can slow you down. This HTA offers a GUI interface to streamline the process.

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  • Downloads // Apr 2005

    Polycom PVX software makes desktop video conferencing work

    Until quite recently, desktop video conferencing with a PC and a low cost camera had sounded like a great idea but usually involved connection difficulties and very low quality video. One product that can make desktop video conferencing much more useful in a business setting is the Polycom PVX software....

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  • Downloads // Jul 2005

    Self-assessment quiz: Are you a strong project manager?

    Answer these 10 questions to see which, if any, of your project management skills need shoring up. Do you abandon your work plan somewhere during the project life cycle--or never even create one in the first place? How about skimping a little on quality so you can deliver on...

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  • Downloads // Dec 2005

    Presentation: 10 things you should know about Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)

    This PowerPoint presentation outlines 10 things about Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) every network administrator and help desk technician should know. In June 2005, Microsoft released Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), the much-anticipated update to its Software Update Services (SUS). As the successor to SUS, WSUS features...

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  • Downloads // Feb 2006

    Introduce best practices for Group Policy configuration with the help of this PowerPoint presentation

    This presentation includes tips and walk-throughs to help Group Policy novices get up to speed on configuration issues. Group Policy can greatly simplify management of your infrastructure, but only if you know how to configure it properly. IT pro Rick Vanover put together a PowerPoint presentation that focuses...

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  • Downloads // Aug 2005

    Seven keys to implementing an ITIL framework

    The IT Infrastructure Library, a group of standards for service, has gained acceptance as a nonproprietary framework for IT projects. Here's a look at how you can integrate ITIL into your organization. Today's business environment demands that IT be more attentive to customer requests by delivering quality solutions and...

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  • Downloads // Dec 2005

    Focus your DR planning by using these five levels of disaster classification

    Nearly everyone involved in disaster recovery planning has some idea of the types of disasters that could strike, but few have concrete ideas on how to apply those concepts to the plan itself. This classification system defines disaster levels and what your response should be for each one. An...

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  • Downloads // Sep 2005

    10 things you should do to effectively implement change management

    Good change management acts like a traffic light that regulates the smooth flow of changes. Set up a well-deployed process to ensure that changes don't adversely affect your system performance. Many people mistakenly view change management as more IT red tape, failing to realize how much disruption can occur...

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  • Tools & Templates // Nov 2008

    Automated invoice template

    If you're looking for a convenient, no-frills way to generate invoices, this template may be just what you need. It prompts for client information, includes a table for listing charges, and calculates taxes and totals for you.For instructions on how to create your own Word invoice template (and how to...

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  • Downloads // Aug 2004

    How to build a service catalog

    Use this set of templates and explanatory article to build a service catalog to document IT services and assist your customers.

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  • Downloads // Jan 2005

    Project planning template for project managers

    Documenting a project from planning through completion can mean the difference between a successful IT implementation and a failed one. With this project planning template, it's easier than ever for project managers to ensure the accuracy and completeness of their project documentation. From identifying deliverables and milestones to picking team...

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  • Downloads // Jun 2005

    Export Excel comments to Word VBScript

    Excel's comment feature allows you to quickly and easily describe a cell's function or provide additional information. While printing these comments is relatively simple, getting them into a Word document can prove more difficult. You can manually copy and paste each comment, but this is tedious and time-consuming.The Export Excel...

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  • Downloads // Aug 2005

    Combine the versatility of XML and JavaScript to create an adaptable quiz application

    Follow the creation and evolution of a JavaScript-based quiz application as a developer satisfies the specified requirements for a client-side-only solution. Developing applications based on the requirements specified by your clients often requires a certain amount of ingenuity and imagination. This download walks you through...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2005

    10 things you should know about being a great IT manager

    The 10 suggestions outlined in this download can help both new and seasoned managers become great IT managers. IT Managers can easily get caught up in day-to-day operations and activities and lose sight of important management behaviors. Whether you're a new or seasoned manager, the following suggestions can help...

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  • Tools & Templates // Feb 2005

    Gap Analysis Tool: E-commerce

    Trying to figure out whether your current e-commercesolution will meet your needs? TechRepublic's GapAnalysis Tool can help--rank which requirements matter most to you, inputrankings for your current solution, and get a gap analysis to help identify thekey issues and determine the best solution. Once you've identified the areaswhere you need...

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  • Downloads // Feb 2005

    Site-to-site connectivity: MPLS vs. IPSec

    Since the late 1990s, the popularity of site-to-site VPN has risen dramatically, especially as broadband Internet has spread and costs have come down. However, while site-to-site VPN has replaced many leased lines (and frame relay connections), it is now facing a major challenge from Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS). Download this...

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