The First 90 Days: Planning & Forecasting for new IT Managers


This is the third post in our ongoing series: The First 90 Days. When you're coming into a company as

You'll have a lot of work to do as an IT manager, and a lot of it comes out you without warning. Here's how to make a plan to get to all of it, including the work you can't plan for. Read more »

The First 90 Days: New IT manager situation audit

By Jon Xavier


This is the second post in our ongoing series: The First 90 Days. When you're coming into

A full audit of technology, processes, and people is the first thing you should do as a new IT manager. Here's our advice on how to do it right. Read more »

The Ultimate Guide to Strong Passwords in 2019

A picture of a lock. Locks are a metaphor for passwords
By Jon Xavier

Despite recent advances in authentication technologies, traditional passwords are still the way users log into most services.

Best practices for strong passwords and password security in 2019: password length, password complexity, what makes a password strong, and what doesn't matter Read more »