IT tech for a midsize school district gets a trouble ticket from a high school teacher: She can't get a DVD out of her classroom's aging DVD/VCR combo player. Which of many possible problems is it this time?
IT pilot fish's employer is acquired, and he moves on -- but soon discovers he needs a W-2 from before the acquisition. He used to manage that system, so he knows it's there. How hard could getting it be?
Tech is doing a hardware upgrade on a server, fighting to get the OS to recognize the changes, when he suddenly realizes the air conditioning isn't blowing. And the power is off. And someone is staring at him.
Freshly arrived boss decides to gauge how well his new staff responds to change, so he gives each staffer a packet with an excerpt from the book 'Who Moved My Cheese?' -- then asks how they would respond.
This IT contractor is assigned to a big carmaker's engine plant, and his cube is right next to the computer room. That means when the fire-suppression alarm goes off and the Halon dumps, he's the first to hear.
This company is upgrading its heating and air conditioning system in a big way, complete with wireless thermostats everywhere. But IT isn't consulted -- after all, it's an HVAC system, not a computer, right?