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Who does your IT support these days?

Survey period: 9 Nov 2020 to 16 Nov 2020

With many of us still working remotely, what are your options when we have system and hardware issues?

I do my own IT support41765.26
My company / organisation provides IT support32550.86
A friend / colleague / neighbour / strange guy who lives down the hall from me provides IT support477.36
We use a professional IT Support company7010.95
We use the services of our local computer store (eg GeekSquad)355.48
There's no IT support. We stumble through and hope for the best7111.11
I don't need IT support.8312.99
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%

GeneralDevOps being overhyped, you are expected to do everything by your own... Pin
Anurag Gandhi13-Nov-20 5:32
professionalAnurag Gandhi13-Nov-20 5:32 
GeneralThe idea that I'd ask someone else for IT support... Pin
markrlondon11-Nov-20 11:24
markrlondon11-Nov-20 11:24 
GeneralIt's Mordac, all the way down Pin
raddevus10-Nov-20 4:32
mvaraddevus10-Nov-20 4:32 
GeneralCompany supplies it but ... Pin
CHill6010-Nov-20 2:25
mveCHill6010-Nov-20 2:25 
GeneralA Combination Pin
Jacquers9-Nov-20 20:12
Jacquers9-Nov-20 20:12 
GeneralRe: A Combination Pin
RDM Jr10-Nov-20 0:35
RDM Jr10-Nov-20 0:35 
GeneralRe: A Combination Pin
OriginalGriff10-Nov-20 0:38
mvaOriginalGriff10-Nov-20 0:38 
GeneralI do it..... Pin
Ron Anders9-Nov-20 4:09
Ron Anders9-Nov-20 4:09 
GeneralPrecisely as when I'm in office Pin
den2k888-Nov-20 23:40
professionalden2k888-Nov-20 23:40 
GeneralI stumble through and hope for the best Pin
Sander Rossel8-Nov-20 21:56
professionalSander Rossel8-Nov-20 21:56 
GeneralRe: I stumble through and hope for the best Pin
Jalapeno Bob9-Nov-20 10:46
professionalJalapeno Bob9-Nov-20 10:46 
As a retired software developer and now full-time rancher, it is left to me to provide IT support for the ranch, my wife and the ranch hands (aka, my children). My wife and children take a "toaster" approach to IT: it is just supposed to work when you press the button.

My wife, who before becoming a rancher, could code in FORTRAN. But that background does not leave her ready for today's IT challenges, even for the relatively small needs of the ranch.

It is left to me to keep everyone's personal computer, the business computer, assorted laptops and cell phones up-to-date, free of viruses and other malware, and otherwise working. As an IT professional, I would love to replace the aging equipment, but as rancher, I cannot justify the expense.

Lord, grant me the serenity to accept that there are some things I just can’t keep up with, the determination to keep up with the things I must keep up with, and the wisdom to find a good RSS feed from someone who keeps up with what I’d like to, but just don’t have the damn bandwidth to handle right now.
© 2009, Rex Hammock

General[Other] Working from office Pin
Amit Joshi CP8-Nov-20 19:20
Amit Joshi CP8-Nov-20 19:20 

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