Articles By Chuck Yoke

DSL: The best (and worst) of times

DSL: The best (and worst) of times

In A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens famously describes life in 18th century Paris and London as “the best...

February 3rd, 2005 Chuck Yoke
Training for convergence

Training for convergence

As an engineering manager, one of my responsibilities is to help my employees choose the appropriate training they need to...

August 12th, 2004 Chuck Yoke
2003 is the year of network security

2003 is the year of network security

In the annals of networks, 2003 will be known as the year of network security. With the passage last year...

March 4th, 2003 Chuck Yoke
IT jobs still abound, if flexible

IT jobs still abound, if flexible

In a previous column I considered whether the current downturn in the network industry is a plateau or just a...

October 9th, 2002 Chuck Yoke
Plateau or short resting place?

Plateau or short resting place?

As a resident of Colorado, I spend a lot time hiking in the mountains. Often as I hike in the...

August 25th, 2002 Chuck Yoke
User View . Chuck Yoke Two years later, still sticking with IPv4

User View . Chuck Yoke Two years later, still sticking with IPv4

A little more than two years ago, I wrote my first column for Network World (U.S.). The topic was IPv6...

June 13th, 2002 Chuck Yoke
Sheepdog management: Nip heels, keep ’em moving

Sheepdog management: Nip heels, keep ’em moving

As a manager, I have experimented with a number of management theories and strategies. I have tried micromanagement, delegation and...

August 23rd, 2001 Chuck Yoke
Engineers should be able to explain how networks work

Engineers should be able to explain how networks work

During a recent period of severance, I interviewed for a variety of positions, one of which was for a network...

July 26th, 2001 Chuck Yoke
Surviving a layoff and living to tell about it

Surviving a layoff and living to tell about it

It was an interesting experience, but one I don't care to repeat. I went to work one day only to...

April 19th, 2001 Chuck Yoke
IT departments must adopt wide view to gain respect

IT departments must adopt wide view to gain respect

Are you a technology leader or follower? Do you like to be on the bleeding edge, on the leading edge,...

January 25th, 2001 Chuck Yoke