IT Policies

  • Severe weather and emergency policy

    Tools & Templates · Dec 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy offers guidelines for responding to severe weather events and other emergencies. It covers the ramifications of closing the company, what steps to follow if the company is open but staff can’t get to work, how to notify staff of current developments, and how to pay personnel during these...

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  • Hardware decommissioning policy

    Tools & Templates · Dec 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    When decommissioning hardware, standard and well-documented practices are critical. The steps outlined in this policy will guide your staff methodically through the process. Assets won’t be unnecessarily wasted or placed in the wrong hands, data stored on this hardware will be preserved as needed (or securely purged), and all ancillary...

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  • IT training policy

    Tools & Templates · Nov 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Successful IT departments are defined not only by the technology they deploy and manage, but by the skills and capabilities of their people. IT workers must stay up to date with the latest technology trends and evolutions, as well as soft skills, like project management, presentation and persuasion, and general...

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  • Employee Performance Review Policy

    Tools & Templates · Nov 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    It is critical for organizations to recognize personnel accomplishments, provide proper job direction and ensure that employee priorities are aligned with those of their departments as well as the business itself. Performance reviews achieve this by measuring and identifying employee strengths and successes as well as areas which need improvement....

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  • Future of Work - Embracing New Dynamics, Creating New Experiences

    White Papers · Nov 2020 · Provided By Dell Technologies

    This IDC InfoBrief, sponsored by Dell, presents key findings from a global survey that examines the future of work (FOW) trends and their impact on monitors. The survey included over 300 IT and business decision-makers, as well as more than 1,200 employees who use monitors for work across the US,...

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  • Build the Channel Beyond Your Storefront

    White Papers · Nov 2020 · Provided By Pros

    Digital commerce, the buying and selling of goods and services using digital technology, is a core business strategy for the modern organization. And e-commerce - using the internet as a sales channel - is an essential tactic that supports this strategy. Effective digital commerce utilizes technology to provide a superior...

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  • Virtualization policy

    Tools & Templates · Oct 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Virtualization platforms are available from a number of vendors, but it’s still critical to maintain your virtualization environment to avoid unnecessary resource consumption, out of-compliance systems or applications, data loss, security breaches, and other negative outcomes. This policy defines responsibilities for both end users and the IT department to ensure...

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  • Software usage policy

    Tools & Templates · Oct 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    In order to maintain a consistent, predictable and supportable computing environment it is essential to establish a pre-defined set of software applications for use on workstations, laptops, mobile devices and servers. When employees install random or questionable software on their workstations or devices it can lead to clutter, malware infestations...

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  • Resource and data recovery policy

    Tools & Templates · Oct 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Employees, data, and resources are three of the biggest assets in any organization. All employees should be familiar with the processes for recovering information if it becomes lost, inaccessible, or compromised. This policy provides guidelines for the recovery of data from company-owned or company-purchased resources, equipment, and/or services. From...

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  • Beat The Clock

    White Papers · Oct 2020 · Provided By Dell Technologies, Intel & Microsoft

    With the impending End of Service (EOS) for three Windows Server 2008 R2 editions coming up in January 2020, companies need to consider the most streamlined and effective solution for updating to a modern OS, such as Windows Server 2016 or Windows Server 2019. These organizations must decide whether to...

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