July 2009

Green IT

Green IT by VelteGreen IT: Reduce Your Information System’s Environnmental Impact While Adding to the Bottom Line, by Toby and Anthony Velte and Robert Elsenpeter [McGraw Hill 2008], “offers a complete road map for integrating environmentally sound techniques and technologies into your Information Systems architecture and explains how to adopt a business-driven green initiative and provides a detailed implementation plan.

You will find strategies for reducing power needs, procuring energy from alternative sources, utilizing virtualization technologies, and managing sustainable development. Case studies highlighting successful green IT projects at major organizations are included. Keep your IT department and your organization in the green–both environmentally and financially–with help from this comprehensive guide.”

Freelancer? You Need a Monkey on Your Back

Here’s an excellent list of online tools for freelancers – SCL Biz’s favorite: Monkey On Your Back : Allows you to create a to-do-list that you want other people to do.

35 Online Tools That Make Your Freelance Career Easier

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