The updated (and frankly, better written and edited) version will be on my Medium blog December 7th, 2020 with the title "The Myth of the Tech Talent Shortage and The Cost To Your Business."
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This post is getting attention again: Hi. I like to think I've gotten less angry than when this was posted (Though I still think it's mostly true, the times have changed with COVID-19, and I could have worded this more constructively). I'm pivoting to different areas of IT; Check the services and projects tag.
It's still BS that there aren't more part time positions in IT and tech. It's not like the talent isn't plentiful.
What do they have in common?
Why are cities a growing target?
But this is about protecting a city's government and infrastructure. Standards should be taken, and there is only so much one person who is trying can do if they do not have the support they need.
- Backups once a year instead of once a month.
- Said backups being kept on-site instead of somewhere else.
- Probably stored on several physical mediums on the premises.