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Patrick Avery

Patrick Avery

Biography : 

Since graduation from the University of Kentucky School of Journalism & Telecommunications, Patrick served as a legislative reporter for the Kentucky Press Association and education reporter at The (Elizabethtown, Ky.) News-Enterprise. In addition, Patrick worked as the Director of Public Relations for Hardin County (Ky.) Schools and editor of the technology online portals Self-Service World.com and Kiosk Marketplace.com.

Latest content from Patrick Avery

Indiana University's IT Policies Coming to Knowledge Network

04 Jan, 2010

Indiana's University Information Policy Office has uploaded its Appropriate Use of Information Technology Resources Policy to the Knowledge Network. Students, teachers and alumni take advantage of...More >

Get a Jump On the New Year With Green IT

04 Jan, 2010

Perhaps one of your company's New Year's resolutions was to launch a green IT program. To get advice on how to launch this program, look no further than IT Business Edge's Knowledge Network where...More >

Few Government Agencies Adopt Social Networking Policies

01 Jan, 2010

IT Business Edge editor Lora Bentley has kept a close eye over the past year on social networking policies in the workplace. In a recent post, Bentley touches on government social networking...More >

Analysts Consider 2010 Cloud Outlook a Little Fuzzy

31 Dec, 2009

The IT industry is on the verge of some major changes, writes Arthur Cole in his latest blog post on cloud computing. Cole notes Phil Wainwright's most recent piece on ZDNet, in which he correctly...More >

Top 10 Knowledge Network Best of the Rest in 2009

30 Dec, 2009

The year 2009 has been a successful one for the Knowledge Network. We have gathered almost 500 tools and resources for our readers to use in the workplace. We've already looked at the best of...More >

Top 10 Knowledge Network Research Documents in 2009

29 Dec, 2009

The year 2009 has been a successful one for the Knowledge Network. We have gathered almost 500 tools and resources for our readers to use in the workplace. Here is a look at 10 of the best research...More >

The Top 10 Knowledge Network Book Excerpts in 2009

23 Dec, 2009

The year 2009 has been a successful one for the Knowledge Network. We have gathered almost 500 tools and resources for our readers to use in the workplace. Here is a look at 10 of the best book...More >

The Top 10 Knowledge Network Policies in 2009

23 Dec, 2009

The year 2009 has been a successful one for the Knowledge Network. We have gathered almost 500 tools and resources for our readers to use in the workplace. Here is a look at 10 of the best policies...More >

The Top 10 Knowledge Network Calculators in 2009

22 Dec, 2009

The year 2009 has been a successful one for the Knowledge Network. We have gathered almost 500 tools and resources for our readers to use in the workplace. Here is a look at 10 of the best...More >

The Top 10 Knowledge Network Checklists in 2009

22 Dec, 2009

The year 2009 has been a successful one for the Knowledge Network. We have gathered almost 500 tools and resources for our readers to use in the workplace. Here is a look at 10 of the best checklists...More >

Tips for Finding the Right Cloud Computing Partner

21 Dec, 2009

As resources become more constrained and IT departments struggle to add business value while maintaining all their existing infrastructures, cloud computing is becoming the top option for many...More >

Seven Attributes of a Successful Leader

21 Dec, 2009

As Millennials continue to make their way into the work force, they are exceeding and stepping up into leadership roles.   Lisa Orrell, a generation relations expert, previously wrote about this...More >

Unified Communications Books Focus On VoIP, IP Video Benefits

18 Dec, 2009

Three book excerpts focusing on unified communications and VoIP were uploaded to the Knowledge Network this week. Here's a brief look at each one with links to download the entire excerpt.  ...More >

Knowledge Network Tools: Millennials Handbook, VoIP Book Excerpts

18 Dec, 2009

The following is a list of the documents and tools uploaded to the Knowledge Network during the week of Dec. 14 - 18.   Project Management Subcontracts Checklists This tool provides checklists...More >

Windows 7 Improves Security Features

17 Dec, 2009

IT Business Edge blogger Sue Marquette Poremba is impressed that Windows 7 has made significant security improvements. In a recent blog post, she listed some of the most improved security features...More >

Data Breaches Scar 2009 for Businesses, Agencies

17 Dec, 2009

Network Security Edge recently looked back at the Ten Most Damaging Data Breaches of 2009. These embarrassing mishaps range from small, regional breaches, which may involve a local business or...More >

Report: 2009 Spam Scams Reach New Highs

16 Dec, 2009

MesssageLabs has released its annual security report and the findings reveal that spam is a real problem. Not the most surprising news, but IT Business Edge's Paul Mah's looks closer at the findings...More >

Project Management Checklists Focus on Subcontractors

16 Dec, 2009

Project management guru Michael Taylor has uploaded several project management checklists to the Knowledge Network. These checklists, including subcontract management plans, subcontract statement of...More >

Linking Budget Cuts to Decreased Services Key to Saving IT Jobs

15 Dec, 2009

Businesses buckling down on spending will target projects and freeze hiring, but for many IT departments the cuts won't stop there. To avoid debilitating cuts, IT must learn to manage service levels...More >

Consumers, FTC Seeking Behavioral Advertising Transparency

15 Dec, 2009

Consumers are often oblivious to the fact that some businesses share a great deal of their personal information with other businesses who deliver targeted behavioral advertising, says Anzen analysts...More >

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