My Career Planning: A Ride-Along

My Career Planning: A Ride-Along

About a year ago I shared with you (Thinking Out Loud: My Career Planning) a little about my yearly career planning process.  This time I’m going to bring you on a ride-along of this year’s annual Career Planning exercise. First and foremost I must answer a common question that I was asked a lot afterContinue Reading

Security Here I Come!

Security Here I Come!

The announcement has been made!  It is completely official!  I can finally share the awesome great news I am so excited about.  Security will be my absolute #1 focus now.  Security has always fascinated me.  My entire career.  ….. It’s just that the fundamentals of routing and design intrigued me even more.  🙂 But now? Continue Reading

My Cisco Live 2017 Schedule

My Cisco Live 2017 Schedule

It is that time once again.  CiscoLive 2017 – Summer Camp for Geeks!  This will be my 15th CiscoLive/Networkers. What is my absolute #1 suggestion to anyone going to a CiscoLive event?  Easy – “Begin with the End in Mind“.  Know what your priorities are and then schedule your week accordingly. So… here you go. Continue Reading

Techniques of a Network Detective: A New Series

Techniques of a Network Detective: A New Series

Put your detective hat on your head and your Network Detective badge on your lapel.  Introducing a new blog series – Techniques of a Network Detective.  This series will focus on the detective work (troubleshooting side) of our jobs as network engineers. For over 30 years I’ve been playing in the “world of IT”. DuringContinue Reading