Online Security – Change the Admin Account

By Dave Pagenkopf Personal security and privacy are often areas of our lives we would like to be more diligent about. Now is a great time to refresh our goals and tune up those areas!  Don’t be overwhelmed… Over the next 10 days I am going to share 10 ideas to tune up your privacy… Read more »

Competent Leadership – One Tidbit

Giving Productive Feedback Be positive. Give at least as much positive feedback as you do negative. Positive feedback stimulates the reward centers in the brain, leaving the recipient open to taking new direction. Meanwhile, negative feedback indicates that an adjustment needs to be made and the threat response turns on and defensiveness sets in. You… Read more »

When In Doubt, Delete It!

By Dave Pagenkopf Personal online security and privacy are often areas of our lives we would like to be more diligent about. Now is a great time to refresh our goals and tune up those areas!  Don’t be overwhelmed… From August 1 – 10, I’m sharing ideas to tune up your personal privacy and computer… Read more »

Routers: Renting vs. Buying for Online Security

By Dave Pagenkopf Personal online security and privacy are often areas of our lives we would like to be more diligent about. Now is a great time to refresh our goals and tune up those areas!  Don’t be overwhelmed… From August 1 – 10, I’m sharing ideas to tune up your online privacy and computer… Read more »

Financial Notifications for Your Online Security

By Dave Pagenkopf I was victim of credit card fraud three times with my card number stolen at Home Depot, Target, and an online concert ticketing site. Although my credit card company made me whole every time, it was a hassle to get all my automatic payments updated with the replacement card. What if that… Read more »

Tip on Using Second Factor Authentication

By Dave Pagenkopf Personal online security and privacy are often areas of our lives we would like to be more diligent about. Now is a great time to refresh our goals and tune up those areas!  Don’t be overwhelmed… From August 1 – 10, I’m sharing ideas to tune up your personal privacy and computer… Read more »

CODE: TWO YEARS LATER – Sponsored by Smart Solutions

In 2015, Accelerate Madison brought filmmaker Robin Hauser to Madison for an exclusive sold out Wisconsin screening and discussion of her new documentary, CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap. The acclaimed film explores the dearth of American women and people of color in the field of software engineering and the reasons for this gender gap and digital… Read more »

How to Turn Off Those Pre-screened Credit Card offers

By Dave Pagenkopf Personal security and privacy are often areas of our lives we would like to be more diligent about. Now is a great time to refresh our goals and tune up those areas!  Don’t be overwhelmed… From August 1 – 10, I’m sharing ideas to tune up your personal privacy and computer security…. Read more »

Security and Privacy Tune-Up

By Dave Pagenkopf Personal security and privacy are often areas of our lives we would like to be more diligent about. Now is a great time to refresh our goals and tune up those areas!  Don’t be overwhelmed… Over the next 10 days I am going to share 10 ideas to tune up your privacy… Read more »

How to Give Killer Impromptu Speeches or Presentations

Perhaps you’ve been asked to say a few words to a visiting group, or some new recruits, or on some occasion such as a retirement – or an introduction. As IT professionals, we are often in meetings and asked to speak about our knowledge or a project we are working on. To give consistently good… Read more »