Service Level AgreementCIOs are often involved in setting SLAs for the end-users of their organizations. They set the expectations of those users, so that misunderstandings are avoided. The concept is worthwhile, because you, as a blog-reader of TheHackerCIO, are entering into a contractual arrangement with him, willy-nilly. It's not a formal, explicit, written contract. But there is an implicit, unwritten one.
I am undertaking to provide you with informative insight gathered from a highly successful and productive career, derived from a focused, razor-sharp intelligence directed at the reality of the technology world, spanning the whole gamut of issues, from the level of coding and hacking, on to the level of DBA, infrastructure admin, architect, and moving on up to strategic levels, characteristic of C-level executives. These insights are furthermore expressed in a unique, reality-focused, inimitable style, simultaneously informative and entertaining. Because learning is fun. Technology is fun. And work ought to be.
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