Allan Hoffman

Working with Embedded Systems

Microprocessors are everywhere. Digital cameras have them. So do ATM machines, microwaves -- even door locks. If you start to look around you, youre bound to realize youre surrounded...

Novell Certification

Novell was once a name synonymous with technology certifications. The company pioneered certification programs as continuing education and a recognized credential for IT pros. Now, with certifications proliferating --...

The OOP Edge

Object-oriented programming concepts have become accepted practice within the programming world, but thats not to say object-oriented programming -- OOP, as its often called -- is universally appreciated or...

Citrix Certification

System administrators and network engineers often yearn for a hot certification to make them more marketable. In reality, certification alone -- without hands-on experience -- isnt worth much. But...

Selling Yourself, Part I

Wesley Jost didnt have to do much more than place his resume on an online job site or two to find his last job, working for a London software...

Latest Posts

What the Proposed Senate Infrastructure Bill Means for Broadband

The U.S. Senate advanced a bill that would allocate slightly over a trillion dollars to improve infrastructure in the US. In that bill would...

IT System Design: Why Empathy is The Key To Digital Success

What comes to mind when you think of technology and digital? Maybe your mind wanders forward, and you become concerned about the impact of...

Rubrik’s Bipul Sinha on Preventing Ransomware Attacks

I spoke with Bipul Sinha, Co-Founder and CEO of Rubrik, about Zero Trust’s role in blocking ransomware attacks, and also discussed security in a...

Siggraph and the Creation Of The Metaverse

When the Internet arrived, it caught a whole bunch of people sleeping. Even Microsoft was caught out of position, but Bill Gates immediately understood...

How is Big Data Evolving?

In 2013, Judith Hurwitz and other market experts proclaimed the beginning of the Big Data Era. They perceived that “big data enables organizations to...