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Management tip for November 4th 2019

Here's a saying which has been proven to be correct time and time again. Whether you think you can or you think you can't you are probably right.This is the importance of confidence and self belief. Just be careful not to become complacent.

What is CI/CD?

What is CI/CD?

As a combined acronym I think CI/CD entered common usage around 2018. The CI part stands for Continuous integration (CI) and the CD part stands for continuous delivery (CD). Both of which have been around for a long time. To understand CI/CD lets break it down: So...

Tech thoughts for June 16th 2018 & TIM WOODS

Tech thoughts for June 16th 2018 & TIM WOODS

Docker and Kubernetes: Major software vendors are now using Docker and .  Kubernetes is an open-source container-orchestration system for automating deployment, scaling and management of containerized applications. It was originally designed by Google and is now...

Cracking the Coding Interview, 6th Edition: 189 Programming Questions and Solutions

I like to use my blog to bring important titles about technology and Computer Science to your attention. Cracking the Coding Interview, 6th Edition: 189 Programming Questions and Solutions has become a new bestseller. produced by Gayle Laakmann McDowell is currently in the bestsellers on chart on Amazon UK so I thought it was time to feature it.

Minutes Template UK?

One of my most popular blogs last year was my UK Minutes Template.  At the time I just wrote about a Minutes Template that I've used a lot over the years but I've got lots more examples that may be more appropriate to different styles of meeting.  Over the coming...

Our blog now has a Twitter Account.

Our blog now has a Twitter Account.

I've been using Twitter client sites for years now but never got around to setting it up for my own IT blog.  This evening I have finally created a Twitter Account to go with this blog. If you follow ITMAN101 on Twitter I'll let you know...

ITIL Foundation Primer Part 2: Service Composition

Definitions: Service Assets: Resources & CapabilitiesResource: IT equipment / infrastructure, people, money or anything else that helps to deliver the service. Resources are assets of the organisation.Capability: The ability of a service organisation, person,...

ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) Service Management Notes – Part 1

ITIL Service Management defines a number of terms, this primer is a quick reference guide.  You should find this useful when revising for your ITIL Foundation Exam. Outcome: The output from executing a process that delivers a SERVICE Service: A way of delivering value...