CBT Nuggets https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:00:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.3 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/favicon.png CBT Nuggets https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog 32 32 144255500 This Week: What’s the Big Deal About MS Project? https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/11/this-week-whats-the-big-deal-about-ms-project/ Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:00:51 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11142
It’s fun to pick on Microsoft. But it’s hard to deny its staying power — especially when it comes to its project management platform, Microsoft Project. This week, we explored what makes Project strong, as well as looked at some of its competitors.
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Networking Basics: What is a Proxy Server https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/11/networking-basics-what-is-a-proxy-server/ Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:30:49 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11176
Looking for ways to improve network performance and security? Consider what proxy servers have to offer. In our latest Networking Basics post, we break down the what, how, and why of these versatile servers.
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Ditch Microsoft Project for these 4 Alternatives https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/11/ditch-microsoft-project-for-these-4-alternatives/ Wed, 14 Nov 2018 12:00:31 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11141
There are lots of reasons to like Microsoft Project, but as with every tool, it has its strengths and weaknesses. Fortunately, there is no shortage of alternatives. Here are four of them we think you should check out.
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New Course: Microsoft Exchange Server 2016: Mailbox Databases https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/11/new-course-microsoft-exchange-server-2016-mailbox-databases/ Tue, 13 Nov 2018 19:36:47 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11170
Follow along with Anthony Sequeira in an Azure virtual lab to install, test, and deploy Exchange 2016.
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PM Software Showdown: Project vs. JIRA & Asana https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/11/pm-software-showdown-project-vs-jira-asana/ Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:00:33 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11139
Are you considering Microsoft Project? What better way to put it to the test than with a good ol’ fashioned PM Software smackdown? Here’s how Project measures against some of its top competitors.
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How in the World is MS Project Still a Leading PM Software? https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/11/how-in-the-world-is-ms-project-still-a-leading-pm-software/ Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:00:51 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11098
Despite Microsoft’s resurgence in recent years, there are still plenty of folks who prefer alternatives. And project management software is no exception. However, despite a wealth of available options these days, Microsoft Project is still a leading PM option. We examine how.
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This Week: IT Side Hustles https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/11/this-week-it-side-hustles/ Fri, 09 Nov 2018 12:00:34 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11078
Side hustles are all the rage right now and IT is no exception. From removing a virus on your neighbor’s computer to consulting on enterprise level projects, IT offers a plethora of opportunities to build your skills and experience while bringing in some extra money.
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New Course: Citrix CCA-V XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Administration (1Y0-203) https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/11/new-course-citrix-cca-v-xenapp-and-xendesktop-7-1x-administration-1y0-203/ Thu, 08 Nov 2018 23:18:51 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11151
CBT Nuggets trainer Jacob Moran recently released his new Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.1x Admin - CCA-V (1YO-203) course. Learn all about administering XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x with his latest training.
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Networking Basics: What’s the Difference Between URI, URL, and URN? https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/11/networking-basics-whats-the-difference-between-uri-url-and-urn/ Thu, 08 Nov 2018 17:00:23 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11126
If you’re working online or making a living doing networking, you’re bound to come across a set of three acronyms: URI, URL, and URN. We dive deep into the differences between the three in this Networking Basic.
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New Course: Cisco CCNA Data Center 200-155 DCICN https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/11/new-course-cisco-ccna-data-center-200-155-dcicn/ Wed, 07 Nov 2018 17:27:16 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11135
In the 76-video, intermediate-level course, Jeremy Cioara prepares learners for a career in a modern data center and to earn the CCNA Data Center certification.
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New Course: AWS Security: Compliance and Governance https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/11/new-course-aws-security-compliance-and-governance/ Wed, 07 Nov 2018 17:20:28 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11131
In this new course, AWS expert Bart Castle teaches learners about IT governance, risk management, and compliance in regard to AWS.
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Breaking Out of Your 9-5 With IT Consulting https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/11/breaking-out-of-your-9-5-with-it-consulting/ Wed, 07 Nov 2018 12:00:42 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11077
IT consulting is hands down our favorite side hustle. But you have to be cross-functional, have strong soft skills, and be committed to client success. On top of that, you have to manage your own sales, marketing, business development, and finances.
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3 Steps to Start a Successful ITaaS Business https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/11/3-steps-to-start-a-successful-itaas-business/ Tue, 06 Nov 2018 12:00:52 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11076
When a side hustle starts taking off, starting a business can be the next natural step. Here are the steps you should take to start your business off on the right foot — and avoid common IT pitfalls.
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5 IT Side Hustles You Can Start This Weekend https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/11/5-it-side-hustles-you-can-start-this-weekend/ Mon, 05 Nov 2018 12:00:11 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11067
Working in IT doesn’t mean you have to commit to a single employer. Side hustles can be a lucrative way to monetize your IT skills outside of a traditional 9-to-5 job and gain valuable work experience.
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This Week: Every Call Matters https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/11/this-week-every-call-matters/ Sat, 03 Nov 2018 11:00:33 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11040
Legacy technologies, like PSTN and ISDN, are on the way out. Spammers are calling by the hundreds. Call coverage is a background task that affects business relationships. We covered all these topics this week on the blog.
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Networking Basics: What is the OSI Model? https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/11/networking-basics-what-is-the-osi-model/ Thu, 01 Nov 2018 16:00:58 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11108
If you’re new to networking, you’ll want to understand the OSI Model. It provides a basic foundation for how different devices and protocols work together — which will come in handy at some point.
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Copper-Based Communication Will Soon Be Gone https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/11/copper-based-communication-will-soon-be-gone/ Thu, 01 Nov 2018 11:00:54 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11039
The next decade will mark the end of copper-based communication technologies. In the United States, the FCC has already set new rules to transition the U.S. phone system away from copper. Here’s what the future looks like for collaboration.
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Aaron Wise Named 2018 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/10/aaron-wise-named-2018-pga-tour-rookie-of-the-year/ Wed, 31 Oct 2018 21:00:54 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11120
The CBT Nuggets-sponsored athlete was one of three rookies to win a PGA Tour event this season — and the only one to advance to the final tournament of the FedEX Cup Playoffs.
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A Quick Guide to Call Coverage in Cisco Call Manager https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/10/a-quick-guide-to-call-coverage-in-cisco-call-manager/ Tue, 30 Oct 2018 11:00:05 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11037
Every call is precious to a collaboration engineer. That’s why Cisco Call Manager has so many options for delivering and forwarding calls. Cisco Call Manager has five features that eliminate much of your overhead while l maintaining a reliable call center.
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4 Ways to Block Spam Calls with Cisco Call Manager https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/10/4-ways-to-block-spam-calls-with-cisco-call-manager/ Mon, 29 Oct 2018 11:00:31 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=11036
No one likes spam calls, especially at work. They kill productivity, jam phone lines, and they’re annoying. Collaboration admins are the front line in the fight against spammers. But it’s one person against the legion. Here’s how to block spam calls with CUCM.
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