written by Michael Vizard; illustrated by Brian Moore
2The Five Stages of IT Grief – Denial
There is no way in heaven that there could be anything wrong with my skillfully created IT architecture. Therefore, whatever users say they are experiencing must be some figment of their imaginations caused by mass hysteria.
3The Five Stages of IT Grief – Anger
Somebody tinkered with some setting somewhere, and, once I find the culprit, he or she is dead meat!
4The Five Stages of IT Grief – Bargaining
If this all goes away, Ill do daily checks on the state of the systems and networks at my site.
5The Five Stages of IT Grief – Depression
This job stinks, and nobody around here appreciates all the machinations we in IT have to go through just to keep this bucket of computer bolts running.
6The Five Stages of IT Grief – Acceptance
It is what it is. And, hey, if any of this stuff actually worked as advertised, we wouldn’t have jobs.
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