Because you end up with all sorts of problems if you don’t know what you’re doing. “You shouldn’t use technology that you don’t understand.” At first glance, this stance doesn’t sound unreasonable. In fact, it seems totally logical. How can you use something if you don’t understand it? However, when you start to think about what it is to “understand” something, you realise that it’s not that simple. Continue Reading
So, this week was the last week of my traineeship. It’s all over now. This year really has been such a good experience, in so many ways. Not only did I get to try out working in IT, but I got practical experience in a range of areas, I got a qualification to go with it, and I had a generally good time doing it. I’m really happy that I did it and proud that I got through the Cert 3, and I think what I’ve learnt this year will serve me well going into the future.
So, the week before last Apple released its new iPhone, along with an update to its IOS operating system. On the same day, Mr Chief finally, after months of trial and error, worked out how to get Apple Push Notifications to work from within the House’s network. And now, I’m going to give you the information he would have loved to have had at the start of all this trouble. Continue Reading
So, a few weeks ago now, the House’s IT department was audited to make sure that it’s up to scratch. But before the auditor stepped a foot in the building, for week and weeks before, we had been preparing and panicking. And in the end, it wasn’t that big a deal. So why had we been panicking so? Continue Reading
So, it’s been a while since I told you about what’s been going on at the House (my codename for my employer). There’s been lot’s happening, so I’ve written about as much as I could below. Continue Reading
So, I started my traineeship a few weeks ago, and everything seems to be going pretty ok so far. It’s been pretty intense and overwhelming at times, but that’s because I’ve walked straight into the middle of a mammoth rollout of new devices. Continue Reading