Scott Matteson

Analyst

Scott Matteson is a senior systems administrator and freelance technical writer who also performs consulting work for small organizations. He resides in the Greater Boston area with his wife and three children.

Latest articles from Scott Matteson

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    Artificial Intelligence and IT: The good, the bad and the scary

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the focus of sci-fi and cinema, as well as the world of IT. It focuses on the intelligence exhibited by machines or software and it’s also a specific field of academic ...

    August 31, 2015 by

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    Streaming media policy

    Streaming media involves access to audio/video content via the internet. There are many legitimate business reasons to access streamed audio and video files, such as engaging in training, reviewing n...

    August 31, 2015 by

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    Portable storage policy

    Portable storage media, which includes USB flash drives, SD or micro-SD cards (and the devices which contain them) or external hard drive units, can allow employees to access or back up business data ...

    August 26, 2015 by

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    The Future of IT Jobs: How to beat the machines

    Throughout human history new inventions have been intended to lighten workloads and make life easier. While machinery developments such as the steam engine have facilitated travel and industry – not t...

    July 31, 2015 by

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    P2P File Sharing Policy

    Tech Pro Research's P2P File Sharing Policy can help you provide guidelines for the proper use of P2P file sharing.You can download the policy template and use it as is or modify it to suit your needs...

    June 30, 2015 by

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    Change Order Form

    Change is inevitable in any technological sector; it brings new features, functions and opportunities and helps businesses prosper through evolution. However change can also be detrimental to company ...

    May 31, 2015 by

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    Software Purchase Approval Form

    Software is a critical component of company operations, helping employees do their jobs so the business can meet its goals. Technological advances have moved us to a paperless, networked society where...

    May 31, 2015 by

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    IT Innovation Report 2015: Top companies, key tech drivers, and biggest roadblocks

    Innovation is crucial to business success. Tech Pro Research conducted a survey in March of 2015 to gather input about innovation. Topics covered include the importance of innovation, what technologic...

    April 30, 2015 by

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    Industry Cloud: Adoption, plans, decision factors, strategic results

    Cloud computing is a familiar phrase within the technology industry, but the diverse amount of services it involves makes it something of a blanket term. Like the general field of medicine, there are ...

    April 1, 2015 by

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    Secure Browser Usage Policy

    Once a novelty in the dawn of the personal computing era, the web browser is now an indispensable feature of every computer. Most devices depend on the browser for work, recreation and general functio...

    March 31, 2015 by