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June Poll Question: What Are You Doing to Cope with Stress?

We all know that stress is a part of life. In fact, some stress — called eustress — is beneficial, because it motivates us to do things like exercise, learn a skill, or get a better job that ultimatel...

May Poll Results: What Channel-Based Messaging Platform(s) Do You Use + What Are Your Best Communication Tips?

Love them or hate them (or maybe a bit of both), the fact is that channel-based messaging platforms have become mainstream communication tools. And not just for remote workers, either. Employees who a...

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May Poll Question: What Channel-Based Messaging Platform(s) Do You Use + What Are Your Best Communication Tips?

Discord. Slack. Flock. Ryver. Teams. Mattermost. Chanty. No, these are not the names of rock bands, racehorses, or breakfast cereals. They’re popular channel-based messaging platforms that allow teams...

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April Poll Results: Which IT Helpdesk Ticketing Solution Do You Use & What Do You Like/Dislike About It?

Way back in 1968, the Beatles sang, “Help! I need somebody. Help! Not just anybody. Help! You know I need someone. Heeeeellllppppp!” Well, fast-forward more than half a century, and end users around t...

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April Poll Question: Which IT Helpdesk Ticketing Solution Do You Use & What Do You Like/Dislike About It?

Every profession has its essential set of tools, and for people who work on IT helpdesks, there is nothing more vital than the ticketing solution. As the old saying goes: “If it’s not in the ticket, t...

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March Poll Results: Which Remote Working Technologies Has Your Company Introduced in the Last Year?

We recently looked at several ways in which remote working is permanently changing the business landscape. Technology is a MAJOR part of this development — both in terms of getting rid of tools that a...

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March Poll Question: What Remote Working Technologies Has Your Company Introduced in the Last Year?

Before COVID-19, remote working was becoming more popular (despite some ill-advised and short-lived attempts by some companies to completely ban it). Now, though, remote working has become the norm. W...

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February Poll Results: Which Online Conferences Are You Planning to Attend This Year + Has Your Opinion Changed?

We are nearly one-sixth of the way into 2021. The more dominating timeline, however, is measured by the pandemic. In this part of the world, it was about this time last year that EVERYTHING CHANGED. I...

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February Poll Question: Which Online Conferences Are You Planning to Attend This Year + Has Your Opinion Changed?

In the past, many of us looked forward to packing our bags and heading off to various conferences, where we connected with peers, learned about new trends, and got lots (and lots) of swag. Well, thing...

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January Poll Results: How Did Your Projects Go in 2020, and What Are You Planning in 2021?

To say that 2020 was merely “unusual” is like saying the Grand Canyon is a “little hole in the ground,” or that the Himalayas are “some pretty tall hills.” In so many ways, 2020 was unlike anything we...

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January Poll Question: How Did Your Projects Go in 2020 & What Are You Planning in 2021 ?

IT. IS. OVER. Of course, we’re talking about the annus horribilis known as 2020. Let’s see, we had: ,So many hurricanes and tropical storms that the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administra...

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December Poll Results: How Are You Planning to Spend Your Holidays this Year?

Normally, we would say something like “another holiday season has come and gone.” But as we all know, there was nothing normal about 2020. Frankly, most of us are happy to say goodbye to one of the mo...

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December Poll Question: How are you planning to spend the holidays this year?

It is said that “hindsight is 20/20”. Well, I think that it’s fair to say that all of us can’t wait to see the year 2020 in the past — because it has been very tough for obvious reasons. We all need t...

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November Poll Results: Profiling Managed Service Providers (MSPs)

The MSP industry is growing rapidly, and is expected to be worth $282 billion by 2023 — up from $193 billion in 2019. Last month we asked you to share your experiences either as an MSP serving clients...

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November Poll Question: Profiling Managed Service Providers (MSPs)

This month, we are turning our attention to an essential member of the IT and business landscape: Managed Service Providers (MPSs). And when we say “essential,” we don’t just mean for large organizati...

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September Poll Question: Which Domain Knowledge Areas Are Essential for Today’s IT Pros?

As you may recall, last month we asked you to consider which protocols are essential for today’s IT pros. If you haven’t had the chance to see the results yet, you’ll find them here. This month, we’re...

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June Poll Question: What’s the Best Gaming Console and Why?

As we all know, life has been pretty stressful for the last few months. And while there is cautious optimism that the worst is behind us, there is still plenty of road ahead — though hopefully it will...

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May Poll Question: What’s Your Opinion of Online Conferences?

As you may have heard, Microsoft has decided to move all of its conferences online until July 2021, including Microsoft Ignite. Microsoft certainly isn’t the only company making this shift. Other tech...

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April Poll Results: What Are Your Best Remote Working Hacks?

We’re all working remotely these days — some of us because we want to, and some of us because we have to. And this new reality inspired our April poll question: What are your best remote working hacks...

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December Poll Question: What Is Your Holiday Wish from Devolutions?

December is here, which means that in a little while we’ll be spending time with family and friends, eating and drinking great stuff (and then wishing we didn’t eat and drink so much!), and of course,...