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Jared Shockley, Information Technology Professional This is my spot on the Internet for me to share my thoughts on technology, software, hardware, gadgets and IT in general. Please feel free to comment.


Change ... Jared S.
Change is something that occurs in life in general. It really occurs heavily in the Information Technology field. The past few years have been full of change for me. Many of you wonder what happened to me. Here's the story ...

New Year Mean New Changes Jared S.
Everybody does it. The New Year drives changes they want to make. New Year's Resolutions. Gyms get a large push of visitors. Home stores have higher sales. The New Year causes people to want to effect change in their lives. Some industries have sprung up around these changes. Many of you might be wondering where I am going with this. Well, I am about to go through my own New Year change.

New Year, New Thoughts Jared S.
After being away for almost 6 months, I am back to getting my mind into writing. I can explain some of what was happening and some of my thoughts for the future of this blog.

Unannounced Automatic Updates … Are They Really Better For Users? Jared S.
Another monthly "Patch Tuesday" just passed by and, like many folks, I updated all my systems to include these updates. I also awoke Wednesday and Thursday to machines that had been rebooted because Windows patched itself and rebooted the computer. In both cases, I was upset as I had open documents that I had not saved. To make this easier, many software packages are going to background updating with no notice to users. I question if this is really better for users.

Initial Take on “60 days to MCSE” Jared S.
I started a journey recently. How many times have we said that to ourselves and others? Life is full of many journeys and side trips. Needless to say, my outlook on this has changed.