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  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    TechRepublic's Geek Gift Guide 2009

    Regardless of their current economic situation, technology geeks love to give and receive electronic gadgets. And, it is not just any gadget they want, but the best electronic gizmos. TechRepublic once again brings together our unique perspective reviews of some of the best geek gifts on the market, all just...

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  • eBooks // Mar 2015

    Executive's guide to IoT and big data (free ebook)

    This latest ebook from ZDNet and TechRepublic looks at the impact of the exploding digital universe, the strategic business value of IoT and big data, and the next wave of trends and developments you're likely to see.

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  • eBooks // Feb 2015

    Executive's guide to the next wave of security challenges

    The proliferation of cyberattacks and the failure of traditional tools to safeguard businesses and individuals have brought us to a new reality: It's no longer a matter of if you're attacked, but when and how. To help you stay on top of current and emerging security concerns and build effective...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Dec 2014

    Apple's first employee: The remarkable odyssey of Bill Fernandez (PDF download)

    Best known as the guy who introduced Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, Bill Fernandez speaks out on Apple's founding magic, how love built the first Mac, and the computer of the future. Download the full feature article in magazine format as a free PDF that you can read on your...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Dec 2014

    Founder's guide to launching a startup (free ebook)

    This latest ebook from ZDNet and TechRepublic focuses on tips, strategies, and success stories aimed at helping new entrepreneurs and founders-in-the-making navigate the tricky path of launching a startup.

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  • eBooks // Nov 2014

    Executive's guide to strategic tech planning: 2015 and beyond (free ebook)

    IT and business leaders who are tasked with creating a technology roadmap must balance dynamic business priorities and economic realities against a tech landscape that changes by the minute. This free ebook looks at topics that influence this strategic planning, including emerging technologies, digital workplace trends, and IT practices and...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Oct 2014

    What the latest tech revolution means for the future of music (PDF download)

    As cloud collaboration changes expectations, the music industry is primed for disruption. A new breed of cloud tools is enhancing how artists in separate locations create beautiful music together. Download the full feature article in magazine format as a free PDF that you can read on your tablet, laptop, or...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Oct 2014

    Shenzhen's ascent from Chinese fishing village to the world's gadget factory (PDF download)

    In three decades, Shenzhen has skyrocketed from a remote coastal town to the tech manufacturing capital of the world. Steve Ranger explains how and what it means for the future of China and the world. Download the full feature article in magazine format as a free PDF you can read...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Executive's guide to the modern IT budget (free ebook)

    As organizations grapple with spending decisions for 2015, they must factor in the potential business value of new technologies, as well as some shifting priorities.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Ryan Cloud computing test

    Ryan Cloud computing test

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  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Executive's guide to understanding the IT job market (free ebook)

    Powerful trends like cloud, mobility, and big data -- as well as disruptive innovations like 3D printing and IoT -- are reshaping the IT industry. So it's no surprise that the tech job market is changing along with it. This free guide from ZDNet and TechRepublic offers insight and advice...

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  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Executive’s guide to the business possibilities of 3D printing (free ebook)

    3D printing may hold both promise and peril, according to industry experts. This latest guide from ZDNet and TechRepublic looks at how this evolving technology is being used, the benefits it offers, and the concerns it raises.

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  • eBooks // Jun 2014

    Executive's guide to the hybrid cloud (free ebook)

    Hybrid clouds are helping enterprises find a balance between their internal IT infrastructure and public cloud services. This guide looks at the business advantages -- and potential deal-killers -- of hybrid cloud strategies.

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  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Stadiums race to digitize (PDF download)

    Younger fans are leaving stadiums when they can't get connected, so sports teams are finally embracing technology as a way to improve the fan experience and increase the team’s bottom line. Download the full feature article from TechRepublic's Teena Hammond in magazine format as a free PDF that you can...

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  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    Executive's guide to microservers in the data center (free ebook)

    Microservers may not have enough muscle to carry out heavy-duty data center tasks, but they’re good at handling certain lightweight workloads -- saving space and reducing energy costs in the process. This ZDNet/TechRepublic ebook looks at how microservers are being used, their benefits and limitations, and how decision makers are...

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  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Why tech giants are finally cleaning up their act on conflict minerals (PDF download)

    The rich mineral mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo supply valuable minerals to the tech industry, but they come at a deadly cost that is finally being faced. Download the full feature article from TechRepublic's Nick Heath in magazine format as a free PDF that you can read on...

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  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Microsoft's redemption song in Africa (download magazine version as PDF)

    Africans are taking control of their own destiny in technology, and Microsoft is no longer just giving away software but using its resources to fuel innovation fires instead. It is catalyzing grassroots tech revolutions on the world’s least connected continent. Download the full feature article from TechRepublic's Lyndsey Gilpin in...

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  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Memes pwn the web (download the magazine version as a PDF)

    If you want to know how memes came to dominate the web, how they may evolve into '"emes," and why they may hold the secret to the future of life on earth, then you better read this. Download the feature article in magazine format as a free PDF that you...

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  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    The inside story of how Aaron Levie and his childhood friends built Box into a $2 billion business

    One of the most hotly anticipated tech IPOs of 2014 is run by four childhood classmates who grew up and built a cloud computing juggernaut during their 20s. This TechRepublic cover story from Rachel King tells how Aaron Levie and his friends created the company and grew it into one...

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  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    Executive's guide to tablets in the enterprise

    Tablets are proving their worth as a useful tool for many business users. This guide looks at the current tablet landscape, what lies ahead, and how the devices are being used to enhance productivity.

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  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    Executive's guide to the end of Windows XP support

    See how organizations are dealing with Windows XP's end-of-life deadline, the consequences of various migration (or stay-put) scenarios, and the obstacles encountered by companies moving off the OS.

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  • eBooks // Jan 2014

    Executive's guide to enterprise storage

    This guide from ZDNet and TechRepublic delves into enterprise storage strategies and the tech that's enabling companies to effectively manage the growing volume of valuable digital information.

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Conversations on the Future of Business: Unlocking Human Potential

    Four Key Insights into How Technology Influences Employee Performance Interested in understanding how innovation impacts employee/employer relationships? This interview transcript reveals Forbes Media’s strategy for increasing the value delivered by its employees and freelancers and creating a rewarding work environment. By taking advantage of advanced insights into how potential...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Modernized data Protection with Veam and HP Storage

    In this solution brief, HP and Veeam have teamed up to present an end-to-end storage and data protection solution optimized for virtual environments.A complete VM data protection recovery solution from HP and Veeam saves money by dramatically reducing the time it takes to back up and recover a VM. With...

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  • eBooks // Nov 2013

    Executive's guide to IT security and risk management

    Today's IT leaders and security professionals are facing a threat landscape that has outgrown traditional solutions. ZDNet and TechRepublic put together this ebook to help organizations understand and mitigate the latest generation of risks.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Tech Roundup: Big Data

    While Big Data as a technology may still be finding its way into the business world, it's already becoming the hottest trend for organizations looking for a competitive edge. But it will require is a better understanding of what big data is and isn't - only then an organization can...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Tech Roundup: Big Data, An Untapped Resource

    Organizations worldwide are quickly realizing the value of gathering, processing, storing and taking action on large volumes of data. However, determining the right strategy to help sort through all of this information is not as simple as many companies would like it to be. In this intelligence report, you...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Tech Roundup: How to Take Advantage of Big Data Analytics

    Imagine being able to take every piece of information created about your organization across any digital environment and being able to leverage it to be more competitive. How organizations plan and implement these initiatives will ultimately determine how successful they will be. And if your organization is looking for more...

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  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    Executive's guide to the future of IT leadership (free ebook)

    Major trends like cloud and BYOD are changing how IT supports the business – as well as who's calling the shots. This guide explores the issues surrounding the shifting role of the IT leader.

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  • eBooks // Sep 2013

    Executive's guide to Big Data strategies and best practices (free ebook)

    Organizations are investing more than ever in Big Data technologies, but many initiatives are still in the planning and piloting stages. This guide will help you harness the real business value of your approach to Big Data.

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  • eBooks // Aug 2013

    Executive's guide to infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

    Develop the right cloud strategy for your organization with the help of the advice and insights collected in this latest guide from ZDNet and TechRepublic.

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  • Research // Aug 2013

    Research: IaaS impact on data center design and staffing

    The importance of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is evident in the growing number of companies either already implementing, or planning to implement. Underscoring the strength of IaaS is the responses gathered in each of the last two Tech Pro Research surveys on the topic. The first, in April, detailed...

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  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    Executive's guide to virtualization in the enterprise

    This ebook from ZDNet and TechRepublic will help IT and business leaders learn about the risks, challenges, and benefits of virtualization technologies.

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  • Research // Jul 2013

    More companies turning to desktop virtualization (APAC)

    Desktop virtualization is growing in popularity, even though it's been around for several years. TechRepublic did a survey to see who is using virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and the benefits, both expected and expected. This research report focuses on the result of the TechRepublic survey on who is using VDI,...

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  • Downloads // Jul 2013

    Virtualizing the Enterprise: A Q&A with the Editors in Chief

    This question-and-answer session with ZDNet editor in chief Larry Dignan and TechRepublic editor in chief Jason Hiner provides a broad industry view of our latest special feature, Virtualizing the Enterprise.

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  • eBooks // Jun 2013

    Executive's guide to IT innovation in small businesses

    This guide offers a look at some of the ways small businesses are embracing best practices, new tech, and transformative opportunities to achieve unprecedented growth and success.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Tech Roundup: Combat complex security risks

    In today’s business, it’s rare for a week to go by without reports of a high-profile data breach or a denial-of-service attack. Organisations are susceptible to myriad of risks, and according to Gartner, they will spend $67.2 billion in 2013 to stay safe in this increasingly complex security landscape. But...

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  • Downloads // May 2013

    Research: Leaders share software-defined networking's benefits, obstacles, favored vendors (AU)

    In April 2013, TechRepublic conducted an online survey to find out who is using software-defined networking (SDN), why they plan to implement it, and the results they've experienced.

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  • eBooks // May 2013

    Executive's guide to software-defined networking

    This guide explains what software-defined networking is, what benefits it offers, how it is currently being implemented, and what promise it holds for the future.

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    Executive's guide to software-defined networking (AU)

    This guide explains what software-defined networking is, what benefits it offers, how it is currently being implemented, and what promise it holds for the future.

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  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    TechRepublic's Geek Gift Guide 2009

    Regardless of their current economic situation, technology geeks love to give and receive electronic gadgets. And, it is not just any gadget they want, but the best electronic gizmos. TechRepublic once again brings together our unique perspective reviews of some of the best geek gifts on the market, all just...

    Sponsored By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    Executive's guide to microservers in the data center (free ebook)

    Microservers may not have enough muscle to carry out heavy-duty data center tasks, but they’re good at handling certain lightweight workloads -- saving space and reducing energy costs in the process. This ZDNet/TechRepublic ebook looks at how microservers are being used, their benefits and limitations, and how decision makers are...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Why tech giants are finally cleaning up their act on conflict minerals (PDF download)

    The rich mineral mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo supply valuable minerals to the tech industry, but they come at a deadly cost that is finally being faced. Download the full feature article from TechRepublic's Nick Heath in magazine format as a free PDF that you can read on...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Stadiums race to digitize (PDF download)

    Younger fans are leaving stadiums when they can't get connected, so sports teams are finally embracing technology as a way to improve the fan experience and increase the team’s bottom line. Download the full feature article from TechRepublic's Teena Hammond in magazine format as a free PDF that you can...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Jun 2014

    Executive's guide to the hybrid cloud (free ebook)

    Hybrid clouds are helping enterprises find a balance between their internal IT infrastructure and public cloud services. This guide looks at the business advantages -- and potential deal-killers -- of hybrid cloud strategies.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Executive’s guide to the business possibilities of 3D printing (free ebook)

    3D printing may hold both promise and peril, according to industry experts. This latest guide from ZDNet and TechRepublic looks at how this evolving technology is being used, the benefits it offers, and the concerns it raises.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Ryan Cloud computing test

    Ryan Cloud computing test

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  • Downloads // Oct 2014

    Shenzhen's ascent from Chinese fishing village to the world's gadget factory (PDF download)

    In three decades, Shenzhen has skyrocketed from a remote coastal town to the tech manufacturing capital of the world. Steve Ranger explains how and what it means for the future of China and the world. Download the full feature article in magazine format as a free PDF you can read...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Executive's guide to understanding the IT job market (free ebook)

    Powerful trends like cloud, mobility, and big data -- as well as disruptive innovations like 3D printing and IoT -- are reshaping the IT industry. So it's no surprise that the tech job market is changing along with it. This free guide from ZDNet and TechRepublic offers insight and advice...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Oct 2014

    What the latest tech revolution means for the future of music (PDF download)

    As cloud collaboration changes expectations, the music industry is primed for disruption. A new breed of cloud tools is enhancing how artists in separate locations create beautiful music together. Download the full feature article in magazine format as a free PDF that you can read on your tablet, laptop, or...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Executive's guide to the modern IT budget (free ebook)

    As organizations grapple with spending decisions for 2015, they must factor in the potential business value of new technologies, as well as some shifting priorities.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Dec 2014

    Apple's first employee: The remarkable odyssey of Bill Fernandez (PDF download)

    Best known as the guy who introduced Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, Bill Fernandez speaks out on Apple's founding magic, how love built the first Mac, and the computer of the future. Download the full feature article in magazine format as a free PDF that you can read on your...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Nov 2014

    Executive's guide to strategic tech planning: 2015 and beyond (free ebook)

    IT and business leaders who are tasked with creating a technology roadmap must balance dynamic business priorities and economic realities against a tech landscape that changes by the minute. This free ebook looks at topics that influence this strategic planning, including emerging technologies, digital workplace trends, and IT practices and...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Feb 2015

    Executive's guide to the next wave of security challenges

    The proliferation of cyberattacks and the failure of traditional tools to safeguard businesses and individuals have brought us to a new reality: It's no longer a matter of if you're attacked, but when and how. To help you stay on top of current and emerging security concerns and build effective...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Mar 2015

    Executive's guide to IoT and big data (free ebook)

    This latest ebook from ZDNet and TechRepublic looks at the impact of the exploding digital universe, the strategic business value of IoT and big data, and the next wave of trends and developments you're likely to see.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    Executive's guide to tablets in the enterprise

    Tablets are proving their worth as a useful tool for many business users. This guide looks at the current tablet landscape, what lies ahead, and how the devices are being used to enhance productivity.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Memes pwn the web (download the magazine version as a PDF)

    If you want to know how memes came to dominate the web, how they may evolve into '"emes," and why they may hold the secret to the future of life on earth, then you better read this. Download the feature article in magazine format as a free PDF that you...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    The inside story of how Aaron Levie and his childhood friends built Box into a $2 billion business

    One of the most hotly anticipated tech IPOs of 2014 is run by four childhood classmates who grew up and built a cloud computing juggernaut during their 20s. This TechRepublic cover story from Rachel King tells how Aaron Levie and his friends created the company and grew it into one...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Nov 2006

    10+ e-mail best practices to share with your users

    These days, e-mail is used by just about everyone. Unfortunately, a lot of users out there don't use it right, flirting with security risks, consuming excessive bandwidth, and practicing lousy etiquette. These basic usage guidelines, encompassing things like virus protection, e-mail scams, attachments, and forwarding practices, will help safeguard your...

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  • Downloads // Oct 2008

    Is IT hazardous to your health?

    Stress, burnout, and work/life balance are examples of employee issues you'll find in any work environment. However, IT pros may encounter a few extra health problems -- such as repetitive stress injuries, illness resulting from contact with user-borne viruses, eye strain, severe dust allergies, and possible exposure to toxic substances....

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  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    10 ways to avoid expensive application downtime

    An application management strategy can help IT maintain effective performance and service levels and prevent costly failures. Here are some key features and capabilities to look for in an application management solution.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2004

    The Benefits and Limitations of Knowledge Management in Global Software Development

    This paper explores the role of knowledge management practices and tools in global software development by empirical investigations. These investigations look at global software development processes by taking into special account multicultural factors and rely on both quantitative methods for project selection and qualitative methods for in depth study of...

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  • Related Offers (non-promo) // Mar 2004

    Making IT Work: Uncovering the 'Hidden' Capabilities of VoIP

    Join TechRepublic vice president Bob Artner and Michael Shisko, IT director for Hitachi Consulting, as the two discuss some of the lesser-known capabilities of Voice Over IP technology and what it can offer your business. Please note: This is an audiocast, and will require registration prior to downloading.

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  • Related Offers (non-promo) // Apr 2004

    Making IT Work: Speeding up Vulnerability Detection with Web Services

    In this Making IT Work audiocast, Bob Artner from TechRepublic and Sean McPherson from Xodiax Data Centers, discuss how web services can help speed up vulnerability detection within your organization. Please note: Registration with the site is required prior to downloading.

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  • Related Offers (non-promo) // May 2004

    How Often Should I Audit My Network?

    In this Making IT Work audio webcast, Bob Artner from TechRepublic and Wayne Haber with network security company SecureWorks, discuss some strategic and tactical issues regarding network security audits. Please Note: You will need to register on the site prior to downloading.

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  • Downloads // May 2006

    Perform a wireless LAN site survey with this Excel macro tool and NetStumbler

    Learn how to perform wireless site surveys for optimum wireless LAN performance with the help of this Excel macro. The companion tutorial to this download is available as an article here. This Excel macro tool is designed to work with NetStumbler to help you complete a wireless...

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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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  • Tools & Templates // Apr 2006

    Use this simple letter of agreement for your quick consulting jobs

    Your smaller projects may not require a full-blown contract, but you should still get the arrangement in writing. A letter of agreement like this one will enable you to spell out the details you and the client have worked out. When you prepare to engage in a long-term or...

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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 // 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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  • Downloads // Dec 2001

    Download our IT business assessment checklist

    Use our IT business assessment checklist to uncover the whole truth about your clients' systems before you begin your work.

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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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // May 2002

    Download: Sample post-project documentation

    Having clients sign a detailed statement of work performed can protect you both legally and financially. Download these sample forms to help you map out documentation that works for your firm.

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  • Downloads // May 2002

    Track your team's work with this Excel spreadsheet

    This Excel spreadsheet can help your teams keep accurate records of the time they've worked for your clients. It has macros to calculate regular and overtime pay. Other macros automatically change dates while leaving hours from a previous week in place.

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  • Tools & Templates // Aug 2002

    Sample project proposal template

    Being able to quickly explain the potential benefits of an added Web site feature can help a consultant address a client's concerns over a project's importance. This project proposal sheet will help persuade your clients to take the plunge.

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  • Tools & Templates // Nov 2002

    Project roles and responsibilities template

    Assuming that your team members know what they need to do in a project is a formula for failure. This roles and responsibilities template, submitted by a TechRepublic member, will help you document each person's expected contributions.

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