This IT pilot fish is working for an e-commerce startup on the ERP team, and trying to avoid problems for a vendor bidding on a project to use RF scanners throughout a warehouse. Guess who's not listening?
Unix sysadmin pilot fish discovers one day that a log file has suddenly changed to binary -- and that shouldn't happen. But when he asks for help, a more senior sysadmin just tells him, "That's impossible."
This IT support pilot fish has been an employee at this company for a few years -- and so has a friend who came on board to join the regular staff after a stint as a contract employee. So what's this note from HR?
User comes to this IT analyst pilot fish first thing on a Monday morning, very upset that her email client repeatedly popped up a demand for a password -- and then locked her out. What's going on here?
These software developers have been working on an overtime-request-and-approval web application for the past few months -- a project that has been off and on for four years. But it's finally almost ready.
This IT pilot fish and his co-worker are sitting at their respective desks when the phone rings. It's a user -- and she's a lot less sociable than usual as she asks, "So, where are we at with the SOP updates?"
A manager needs a network server set up while his regular network admin is on vacation, and this pilot fish gets the assignment. And while you're here, manager says, I hear you're pretty good at racquetball...
Pilot fish with a side business helping out home users with their IT problems gets a call from a panicked elderly customer: She's trying to set a new new background image and something has gone terribly wrong.
A client of this consultant pilot fish complains that his token-ring Novell network has gotten really, really slow. How slow? A print job submitted on Monday would spit pages out over the next two or three days.