Tech Top 6 Podcast

The Best Hype-free Technology Articles Every Week

Small World Big Data analyst Mike Matchett chats with Warren Avery, chief editor and publisher of IT Weekly Newsletter about Warren’s latest “top 6” tech articles selected from the always-free IT Weekly Newsletter. Each week the newsletter highlights 60-80 hype-free technology articles in over 40 categories hand-curated from 500+ reputable publications. Listen to two seasoned IT pros checking out the best of the best IT technology “how and why ”! Often entertaining, always enlightening.

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Tech Top 6 – Things You Wish You Knew

Here is a brand new no-foolin’ episode of the TT6 in which Warren, chief editor of the IT Weekly Newsletter and I look at the week’s best published tech articles. Take advantage of our expert curation and even more expert commentary on those articles! And remember we are curmudgeons, so don’t feel like we are necessarily picking on anybody in particular!

  • Return To Office Security – Have we seen this movie before?
  • 20 Project Managements – There is always another way to get it done
  • IT Things To Know – Yeah, we all wish we knew these 11 things earlier
  • SOC’s Need These – Not feet, but security skills we can stand on
  • Boardroom Cyber Governance – You know, lots of boards still don’t get it
  • Resilient Engineering – Solid pillars to build your IT castle upon
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Tech Top 6 – Bestest Strategies for IT, Freelancers and Hackers

In this new episode Warren and I take our time and review a baker’s handful of the latest and greatest –

  • Multi-cloud Strategies – If it’s easy to use them, it’s easy to lose them
  • SLA Best Practices – Because there are worse ways to do it
  • Become a Hacker – Gotta learn something
  • Freelancing Compliance – Like Pirates at a Party
  • Cross Cloud Apps– Why Multi-cloud if you can’t Multi-host?
  • Critical IT Policies – Here’s hoping you have at least seven
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Tech Top 6 – It’s Compliance Not Compliant w/ guest K Royal (and 5 More Tech Articles)

You might have strong feelings (like Warren here) about lawyers and corporate general counsel, but no doubt there is big opportunity for IT-savvy lawyers to play a strong role in establishing world-class security and privacy policies. K Royal gives us the highlights of her TechTop6-picked article on Compliance and what CCPA means. Plus we review five more best tech articles from across the world this week as curated by the (free) IT Weekly Newsletter.

  • Compliance Everywhere – Privacy is creeping back into vogue
  • Coding Defects – Because coding is fraught with peril
  • Executive Search Firms – Warren was a head-hunter, he knows the deal
  • Smishing – Like phishing, but through text messaging
  • Not Investing In AI – Can’t the AI pay for itself?
  • AI Can’t Solve Everything – Well, not yet…
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