Sunday, August 5, 2012

Used Computer Technology Products - Helping IT Professionals Manage Better

Used computer technology products have taken on greater importance in recent months as IT professionals seek to tighten their budgets while maintaining the service levels their organizations need.

A recent report by Gartner Research underscores the challenges faced by IT managers.

IT Budgets Require Innovation

Gartner is a leading global IT research firm. Their annual studies of the computer industry, and the market for used computer technology products, have made Gartner the source for IT professionals looking for advice about managing their hardware infrastructure better.

When Gartner speaks, people listen. In late 2008, they released their projections for IT budgets in 2009. Their projections are a strong indicator of how healthy the IT industry will be. As reported in a blog post on ZDNet, Gartner is forecasting:

o IT budget growth of 2.3% to 0%, a drop from their original estimate of 3.3% growth.
o In the worst case, IT budgets could drop by 2.5%.

The senior VP of research at Gartner, Peter Sondergaard, believes that IT professionals are well-suited to handle any turbulence from the shaky economic situation. Why? They've been through it before (2001) and, while IT can be cut back, it has become essential to the operation of a business and cannot be cut too much, lest services start to suffer.

Songdergaard recommends that IT managers get creative and "focus on disruptive technologies" that can cut costs, including:

o multicore and hybrid systems
o virtualization and fabric computing
o social networking
o cloud computing

While his advice is sound, there are other, simpler things an IT manager can do to rationalize costs.

Used Computer Technology - Cut Costs and Maintain Standards

While newer technologies, like those described above, can help reduce costs, they are not the only solution. Two concepts that have existed for a long time can also help manage costs: appropriate technology and platform maintenance. Both of these concepts are possible with used computer technology products. Let's look at each one briefly.

o Appropriate technology means using only the machine you need for the job. Should an admin assistant have a top-of-the-line desktop when his or her job consists mainly of word processing and emailing? Should a financial professional have a computer designed for high-end graphics work when his or her main function is number crunching? Of course not. Appropriate technology means analyzing the real needs of your users to ensure that they have hardware that is appropriate to the tasks they perform. That may mean an older computer. But old does not mean obsolete. An older model may be perfect for a lower-demand user, and with the support of parts and accessories from the secondary computer market, that machine can last for many years to come.
o Platform maintenance means keeping your existing infrastructure for longer. The technology life cycle is about six to nine months. There is no way most companies can keep up with this pace, especially in trying economic times. With used computer technology products, you can maintain and troubleshoot your existing systems, delaying costly upgrades and saving your company money.

New Computer Technology - When is Enough, Enough?

New computer technology comes out continuously. As a computer consultant you probably want to keep up with all the new computer technology that comes along. You're most likely in love with technology - always looking for a new intrusion protection product to play with or another border-gateway protocol. What you have to realize is that your small business clients aren't experimenting with new computer technology and so you shouldn't be wasting your time investigating it.

New Computer Technology Distractions

New computer technology is a distraction you can't afford. It's easy to get caught-up with keeping-up, but, no one is paying you for your raw technical knowledge. They aren't paying you for knowing the latest new computer technology, they are paying you for knowing the technology they are using.

If you've been in corporate IT for a long time you're way ahead of the average small business anyway. The average small business is going to be at least six to twelve sometimes even 18 months behind the new computer technology you see in the average enterprise IT shop.

In the early stages of your business, you have to put learning new computer technology on the back burner. Adjust your priorities and put 90 percent of your R&D on the back burner for the next three to six months. Concentrate on finding paying clients. If those paying clients start demanding skills with new computer technology, that's when you invest your time and energy.

The Bottom Line on New Computer Technology

You're in the business you're in because you love new computer technology. Unfortunately, in the business building stage you can't afford to spend your time learning, you have to spend your time doing - and getting paid for doing it. New computer technology isn't being used in the majority of clients' applications anyway. Put your passion for new computer technology on hold for a while and be passionate about finding steady, paying customers

Foster Your Individual Computer Technology Needs

You can become an efficient personal computer user just like a professional. Taking help from an expert solution is always not a good solution. It's time for you to take the first initiative. For managing your individual computer requirements you need to have more practical knowledge on the computer technology. However, you can always take advises on computer related issues from experts and can groom yourself with the latest modern technology. For the latest development in the world of technology, you can look for the online technology sources. Online computer forum is just one among them. With this sort of forums you can have useful interaction with tech savvy people. Tech help from these computer technology experts can help the normal PC users like you.

The tech help experts suggest the PC users to keep their computer clean. This is the foremost thing that the computer technology experts say. And keeping your PC clean is quite easy and hassle free. You can take away a side panel of your PC and can use a compressed air can to clean the CPU. You need to pay special attention to heat sink, the video card, power supply and the front case fan. For increasing your PC reliability and performance you should do this on a regular basis. This useful tip from a Microsoft Certified tech help experts is not a hard thing to follow. This simple yet useful step will keep your PC safe from any unexpected hardware hurdles. Tech help experts suggest that you should at least repeat this activity once in every three months.

In today's context you should strive to groom your computer technology skills. You can keep yourself updated in the world of technology in association with the members of quality technical forums online. You should try to make full use of the online resources in your attempt to educate yourself. These forums are more suited for getting solutions for any practical computer related issues. You can use the platform to explore the computer technology knowhow. You can ask any question on these computer forums and there will be hundreds of willing users to answer your question.

These forums offer you with computer solutions. But they offer you with other useful refreshers too. You can get to know the latest trends on the world of computer technology. From the online forum, you can get to know about the online technology tools and can learn how to use them in your day to day activities. Using such tools enhances your computer performance.

You may experience some sorts of annoying PC issues that can't be sorted out with the help from computer forum. You can seek computer help from other sources too. You can search for online computer experts and can take tech help from these sources.

If you are skeptical about all the online sources of computer technology especially the technical forums you are completely wrong. Online resources are something that is really helping out everyone in this technologically advanced era.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012


                 A.  Tourism, holidaymaking and travel are these days more significant social phenomena than most commentators have considered. On the face of it there could not be a more trivial subject for a book. And indeed since social scientists have had considerable difficulty explaining weightier topics, such as work or politics, it might be thought that they would have great difficulties in accounting for more trivial phenomena such as holidaymaking. However, there are interesting parallels with the study go deviance. This involves the investigation of bizarre and idiosyncratic social practices which happen to be defined as deviant in some societies but not necessarily in others. The assumption is that the investigation of deviance can repeal interesting and significant aspects of ‘normal’ societies. It could be said that a similar analysis can be applied to tourism.
                 B.Tourism is a leisure activity which presupposes its opposite, namely regulated and organized work. It is one manifestation of how work and leisure are organised as separate and regulated spheres of social practice in ‘modern’ societies. Indeed acting as a tourist is one of the defining characteristics of being’ modern’ and the popular concept of tourism is that it is organised within particular places and occurs for regularised periods of time. Tourist relationships arise from a movement of people to and their stay in, various destinations. This necessarily involves some movement that is the journey, and a period of stay in a new place or places. The journey and the stay are by definition outside the normal places of residence and work and are of a short-term and temporary nature and there is a clear intention to return’ home’ within a relatively short period of time.
                 C. A substantial proportion of the population of modern societies engages in such tourist practices; new socialised forms of provision have developed in order to cope with the mass character of the gazes of tourists, as opposed to the individual character of travel. Places are chosen to be visited and be gazed upon because there is an anticipation, especially through day dreaming and fantasy, of involving different senses from those customarily sustained through a variety of non-tourist practices, such as films, TV, literature, magazines, records and videos which construct and reinforce this day dreaming.
                 D.           Tourists send to visit features of landscapes and townscape which separate them off from everyday experience. Such aspects are viewed because they are taken to be in some sense out of the ordinary. The viewing of these tourist sights often involves different forms of social patterning, with a much  greater sensitivity to visual elements of landscape or townscape than is normally found in everyday life. People linger over these sights in a way that they would not normally do in their home environment and the vision is objectified or captured through photographs, postcards, films and so on which enable the memory to be endlessly reproduced and recaptured.
                 E. One of the earliest dissertations on the subject of tourism is Boos tin’s analysis of the ‘pseudo-event’ (1964) where he argues that contemporary Americans cannot experience ‘reality’ directly but thrive on ‘pseudo-events’. Isolated from the host environmental and the local people, the mass tourist travels in guided groups and finds pleasure inauthentic contrived attractions, gullibly enjoying the pseudo-events and disregarding the real world outside. Over time the images generated of different tourists sights come to constitute a closed self-perpetuating system of illusions which provide the tourist with the basis for selecting and evaluating potential places to visit. Such visits are made, says Borodin, within the ‘environmental bubble’ of the familiar American-style hotel which insulates the tourist from the strangeness of the host environment.
                 F.  To service the burgeoning tourist industry, an array of professionals has developed who attempt to reproduce ever-new objects for the tourists to look at. These objects or places are located in a complex and changing hierarchy. This depends upon the interplay between interests involved in the provision of such objects and, on the other hand, changing class, gender, and generational distinctions of taste within the potential population of visitors. It has been said that to be a tourist is one of the characteristics of the’ modern experience’. Not to ‘go away’ is like not possessing a car or a nice house. Travel is a marker of status in modern societies and is also thought to be necessary for good health. The role of the professional, therefore, is to cater for the needs and tastes of the tourists in accordance with their class and overall expectations.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012



Paper is different from other waste produce because it comes from sustainable resources: trees. Unlike the minerals and oil used to make plastics and metals, trees are replaceable. Paper is also biodegradable, so it does not pose as much threat to the environment when it is discarded. While 45 out of every 100 tonnes of wood fibre used to make paper in Australia comes from waste paper, the rest comes directly from virgin fibre from forests and plantations. By world standards this is a good performance since the world-wide average is 33 per cent waste paper. Governments have encouraged waste paper collection and sorting schemes and at the same time, the paper industry has responded by developing new recycling technologies that have paved the way for even greater utilisation of used fibre. As a result, industry’s use of recycled fibres is expected to increase at twice the rate of virgin fibre over the coming years.

Already, waste paper constitutes 70% of paper used for packaging and advances in the technology required to remove ink from the paper have allowed a higher recycled content in newsprint and writing paper. To achieve the benefits of recycling, the community must also contribute. We need to accept a change in the quality of paper products; for example stationery may be less white and of a rougher texture. There also needs to be support from the community for waste paper collection programs. Not only do we need to make the paper available to collectors but it also needs to be  separated into different types and sorted from contaminants such as staples, paperclips, string and other miscellaneous items.

There are technical limitations to the amount of paper which can be recycled and some papers cannot be collected for re-use. These include paper in the forms of books and permanent records, photographic paper and paper which are badly contaminated. The four most common sources of paper for recycling  are factories and retail stores which gather large amount of packaging material in which goods are delivered, also offices  which have unwanted business documents and computer output, paper converters and printers and lastly households which discard newspapers and packaging material. The paper manufacturer also incurs the collection cost.

One collected, the paper has to be sorted by hand by people trained to recognise various types of paper. This is necessary because some types of paper can only be made from particular kinds of recycled fiber. The sorted paper then has to be rippled or mixed with water and broken down into its individual fibres. This mixture is called  stock and may contain a wide variety of contaminating materials, particularly if it is made from mixed waste paper which has had little sorting. Various machines are used to remove other materials from the stock. After passing through the repulsing process, the fibres from printed waste paper are grey in color because the printing ink has soaked into the individual fibers. This recycled material can also be used in products where the grey colour is not acceptable, the fibres must be de-inked. This involves adding chemicals such as caustic soda or other alkalies, soaps and detergents, water hardening agents such as calcium chloride, frothing agents and bleaching agents. Before the recycled fibres can be made into paper they must be refined or treated in such a way that they bond together.

Most paper products must contain some virgin fiber as well as recycled fibres and unlike glass, paper cannot be recycled indefinitely. Most paper is down-cycled which means that a product made from recycled paper is of an inferior quality to the original paper. Recycling paper is beneficial in that it saves some of the energy, labor and capital that go into producing virgin pulp. However, recycling requires the use of fossil fuel, a non- renewable energy source, to collect the waste paper from the community and to process it to produce new paper. And the recycling process still creates emissions which require treatment before they can be disposed of safely. Nevertheless, paper recycling is an important economical and environmental practice but one which must be carried out in a rational and viable manner for it to be useful to both industry and the community.


Sunday, July 8, 2012


Computer Sales Professional

Thinking about a career in sales? If so, you should consider a position in the computer hardware, software, or services market. Depending on the type of sales you pursue, the rewards can be enormous. Despite what you may be thinking, a degree in computer science is not always required for a career in computer –related sales.             
Computer sales professionals sell a wide variety of       products and services. Here are just a few:

·      PC hardware sales. 
            This field includes personal computers desktops, portables, network servers, network computers (NCs), and handheld computers. You may be sell to individual end users; small, medium, and large businesses; government agencies or schools; or to a variety of other organizations.

·      Network sales. 
             Although it may be impossible to find an organization that is not networked, opportunities abound in the networking sales field. Organizations are constantly upgrading and expanding their existing networks, looking for hardware and software solutions that will enable them to store and transmit data faster and more efficiently.

·      Telecommunications sales. 
              Telecommunications and computer technologies go hand in hand. Markets are expanding for wireless systems; systems that can transmit voice and data simultaneously; and phone systems that can connect to networks, enabling ushers to bring up a caller’s data instantly.

·      Internet services sales. 
          The Internet is now an entire industry unto itself. Thousands of companies have sprung up, selling Internet services of all type,  including  Web hosting; Web site management; design; advertising; security; e-commerce; consulting; software and content development; and many others.

·      Software sales. 
        This industry extends beyond sales of operating systems and word processors; enterprise software includes massive database systems, network management software, data—mining tools, and other powerful and expensive packages. 
·      Professional services sales.
            “Professional services” is a catch-all term that covers nearly every type of computer or network-related service, including system analysis and design; installation and configuration; programming and development; systems management; break-fix; help desk services; and software support. A career in computer sales can be very rewarding. Sales professionals are paid in many different compensation programs. Any compensation plan might in include a straight salary, commissions, bonuses, profit sharing, stock options, and other rewards. Many retail salespeople earn base salaries of $20,000 to $30,000, plus bonuses and commissions. The most successful corporate sales representatives earn literally millions of dollars. Computer sales can mean long hours, hard work, and less negotiating. It also requires an understanding of the products, services, and prices offered by your company and your competitors. Computer sales are extremely complected, especially when dealing with large corporate clients who purchase millions of dollars worth of products and services in a single order.

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Career Opportunities and the Internet

       Many careers are associated with the Internet, including network administrators, information system professionals, and data communications managers. Aside from careers that focus on architecture and administration of the internet, many other professions require not only a working knowledge of the Internet, but also a mastery of the tools used to create and distribute content across it. Here are a few such careers.
·      Web Designers and Web masters.
Corporate Web, intranet, and extranet sites are developed, designed, and maintained most often by teams of professionals. At the helm of such teams are experienced designers and Web masters. Web designers bring various traditional design skills to the table, such as experience with graphics, text design, and layout. They also are skilled with HTML tools and scripting languages. Web masters often provide more technical skills required for high-level network support. One or both of these leaders also must have management skills to direct and coordinate the efforts of a design team.
·      Multimedia Developers.
          As more people connect to the internet, companies face increasing competition to provide highly visual, interactive content that enables them to capture and retain visitors to their Web sites. This need already has increased the demand for multimedia developers who can design content for the internet, particularly the Web. To become marketable in this field, multimedia developers need a thorough background in multimedia authoring and distribution and expertise in using such products as Macromedia Director. Shockwave, Flash, Adobe Live Motion, After Effects, and so on. These specialists also benefit from having programming skills and using scripting and programming languages such as Java Script, Action Script (Flash), Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), synchronized multimedia integration language (SMIL), Java, XML and others that are widely used on the internet.
·      Programmers.
Programmer are finding all sorts of opportunities in internet development, because Web sites commonly are used to support high-level functions such as interactivity, searches, data mining, and more. To get involved in internet-related products, these programmers learn a wide variety of languages, including Peri, Visual Basic, Java, C++ and others.
·      Writers and Editors.
Just as the internet has changed the way multimedia content is delivered, it also has changed the way books, periodicals, and other printed media are delivered and viewed by consumers. Most publishing houses and newspapers require their writers and editors to work electronically and to deliver manuscript and articles via internet or other network. Many writers also must know how to create content for the internet and must be familiar with HTML. Similarly, editors should know how to work with HTML documents and how to deliver these pages to an internet site for publication.

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Thursday, July 5, 2012

Failure Key To Success!

                            Although all of us have inbuilt desire to become successful yet at times we have to undergo failures. Normally, failure results from raw idea and careless planning. Failure is a bitter fruit that’s why noon desires to experience it in life. I think many people who are successful today in their respective fields, had undergone failures in the initial stage of their work and career. They learned lessons from their failures and became successful afterwards. So I agree that failure is educational.
                           It is said that falling down does not make one failure but staying there does. So, we have to learn something significant or the reasons of failures and provide continuity to one’s work to be successful. Steven Wozniak when he got failure in his work and review the work he had already done and realized his inefficiency and proceeded to start all over again and became successful. The resulting invention was the Apple One, the world’s first personal computer. Failure can be educational, if one is wise or rational, I read somewhere that a wise learns from his own failure and the wisest learns from others‘. We can cite the examples of many famous writers whose first book proved to be disaster likewise many scientist and politicians whose attempts were unsuccessful, but due to their perpetual pursuit in their attempts made them ultimately world famous scientist and politicians. Wrights brothers, Einstein, Edison, Nelson Mandela, and Mahatma Gandhi etc are the examples of them.
                                    Failure allows the attempters to know their weakness and inefficiency in particular work and this enables them to work well and effectively on the area of weakness and inefficiency and this would help them to improve their final performance and get success in their desired goals. Despite having no cut and dried formula to be successful we have to endeavour our best and pursue our work, learning from  our own failure till we get success. If we fail once our exams, we should not give up our study rather we have to look for the reasons why we failed and how we can do better in future.