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February 2011


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Finding Usability Bugs with Automated Tests

Finding Usability Bugs with Automated Tests

Ideally, all software should be easy to use and accessible for a wide range of people. However, software often falls short of these basic goals. We therefore need ways to help us discover usability…


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A Plea from Sysadmins to Software Vendors: 10 Do's and Don'ts

A Plea from Sysadmins to Software Vendors

What can software vendors do to make the lives of system administrators a little easier?


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System Administration Soft Skills

System Administration Soft Skills

How can system administrators reduce stress and conflict in the workplace?