Technical maven in IT looking to expand business knowledge; What can you recommend in terms of books and other media I can look at to grow in this area? [more inside]
I'm looking for Mefi users opinions on Greenhouse.io as Recruitment software. The good, the bad, the meh. If you have used it as either employer, 'employment broker' or employee, please tell me what you think. (The .io is this) [more inside]
Where can someone learn about modern technology stacks / enterprise computing? Is there an equivalent to How Computers Work but for corporate computing? If I wanted to see how CRM, ERP, PaaS, ETL, ESP, DMZ, NoSQL, and GitHub might be used together at Walmart / Acme Co., where would I go? Is What is Code the closest I will get?
I have been tasked with improving our office’s digital/paper workflow. We have an office of about 30 people and right now all of our documents (contracts, proposals and other text documents) are stored on a shared network drive and it’s up to each user to file their own documents which has led to disorganization. What easy-to-use software or service could we use to systematically collect feedback and approvals on documents, and also store completed documents for future access? [more inside]
I need examples of technologies that have "advanced" over time, (where "advanced" means looks better, and maybe runs faster, but is basically the same ol' same ol',) and then a counter example of a totally different thing that solved the problem in a different way than the original tech did. I'm doing a talk where I'm trying to point out that sometimes the solution isn't a faster starship Enterprise, it's a better transporter, except I'm not exactly happy with that example.
I need to buy several servers with 24+ cores and 100+ GB of RAM, as well as storage for slightly over 100TB of data. Where (and how) should I be looking? [more inside]
Does anyone have a good way to filter out the best enterprise software products? I am looking for an enterprise software deployment tool and cant seem to google product reviews without someones inadvertant, or advertant twist on the product. Dont want a websearch. Came here hoping to hopefully find an answer(s). Thanks
What are some differences to expect for someone working at a software agency for the first time, coming from the enterprise world? [more inside]
How do you communicate your internal IT outages? [more inside]
What are good resources for researching and evaluating enterprise web content management and digital asset management systems?
Examples of organisations that begin with charitable motives that evolved into successful commercial enterprises? [more inside]
PDF Software Filter: Using Nuance PDF Converter Enterprise and finding very little online support for the software. I've authored several nifty forms, but any time a user opens them in a software external to Nuance two things happen. Details and snowflakes inside: [more inside]
I'm organizing a local music festival. Although the proceeds are all to be donated to local charities, I will probably end up taking in large amounts of money in the range of a few thousand dollars and arranging sponsorships through local businesses. What is the cheapest and easiest way to limit my personal liability in the event that complications arise? [more inside]
How can I get a copy of this NASA photo? It's a picture of the cast of Star Trek with the Space Shuttle Enterprise, number 50 in this Air & Space article of the top 50 NASA photos. [more inside]
We're renting a car from Enterprise that has unlimited mileage if you stay in a certain geographic area. We plan to leave this geographic area. I want to be up front and pay the extra fees, but my traveling companion wants to lie and save money. Convince me I'm wrong, or help me convince him he's wrong. [more inside]
Is an intranet wiki the right solution for my organization? The primary goal is to keep our Policy and Procedure manual up-to-date and easily search-able [more inside] [more inside]
At my company, we recently started recording our internal talks/seminars. I want to set it up so that people can watch these later directly through their web browser. So, basically, looking for self-hosted video streaming server software (kind of like a YouTube/Vimeo from inside the firewall). Are there free alternatives to Adobe Flash Media Server? I'm currently looking at Apache with the h264 Streaming Module and JW Player. But is there anything that just works seamlessly? Copy an .MP4 file to a directory, give it a name in a form and a URL is generated for you?
What Q&A site software is out there that I can run on my own server behind a firewall? [more inside]
If You've Got or Remember "Free Enterprise" (1998), Help Me Figure Out This Impression/Accent/Reference
Free Enterprise (1998): Robert: "She's a hot little spicy salsa number." 15 minutes, 13 seconds into the film. Who is he doing an impression of? If not a particular person, what archetype or accent?
Trying to make the case against Drupal and find a ASP .NET CMS solution. [more inside]
How do real IT shops handle laptops in a Windows domain? [more inside]
Resources for a Blackberry administrator that now has to support iphones? [more inside]
Any suggestion for a Web app/service for managing temp agency -- hours worked, let clients review hours, timesheets, etc? [more inside]
Can anyone recommend a video-hosting platform for small business? [more inside]
Help a stressed out writer with no understanding of enterprise software build consistency across an organization. What enterprise-wide content/workflow/collaboration/translation memory software am I missing? [more inside]
My job's communication directors want to manage a group of iPods to disseminate podcasts to the suits. Problem is, they want one person to handle all the downloads. Is an iPod the best way to go about this? [more inside]
I need to come up with a conventional naming scheme for 200+ computers in my organization. Help! [more inside]
I am looking for a specific ad for Star Trek: Enterprise's Sci-Fi Channel reruns.. Also a question for fans of The OC. [more inside]
Has anyone been accepted yet to the iPhone Enterprise Beta yet? I know that last week people began getting acceptances to the Developer Beta program but I haven't heard anything about the Enterprise Program. [more inside]
Where are the good Enterprise Architecture blogs? [more inside]
We need to buy two rackmount servers that will play nice with Xen (and Linux). Budget: approx $10k. Can you suggest a configuration, brand, and/or vendor? [more inside]
Second-Day-on-the-Job Panic: How can I get my mostly-self-taught, LAMP-loving self to be more confident and capable with developing corporate/enterprise applications? [more inside]
Should I register my "company"? [more inside]
Non-Profit Website: How to allow non-techies to edit! [more inside]
In my quest to find a project management application that fits our situation, I've been evaluating dotProject. This app ended up not being viable for us for a number of reasons, so I'm wondering if any of you out there have experience with a project management app that meets the following requirements... [more inside]
Is CSS and standards-based design ready for use in web-based enterprise software solutions? [more inside]
I've looked through most of the AskMe threads on various CMSes, and gotten a lot of good information on free and open source solutions, but I really want to know what I can get if I spend some money! [more inside]
What is "enterprise software" and how is it different from any other kind of software ever? [more inside]
I often see in business/technology articles references to "the enterprise". Presumably, the enterprise refers to a subset of business organisations in this context - which ones? Also, why the definite article? Why is it "the enterprise" rather than just "enterprise" or "the enterprise sector"? [more inside]
What is the wise way for a medium or large businesses to implement ERP software? [more inside]
Any good tips on managing approved software applications within an enterprise? [more inside]
Which emerging enterprise-level storage and networking technologies are likely to become commercially viable by 2010?
Is the extra insurance offered by rental car agencies really needed, or is it just a big scam? [more inside]