G33k Sp3ak Decoded<br />n. Using words or terminology that only geeks would understand.<br />
Why is it important to know G33k Sp3ak?<br />Geeks and Business Owners MUST communicate with each other<br />Misunderstand...
How to Fix These Issues<br />Step 1: Learn the differences between Geeks and Business Owners<br />Step 2: Decode the langu...
Differences: G33ks and Business Owners<br />For your viewing pleasure:<br />Geek = Chris<br />Business Owners = Bob<br />
STEREOTYPICAL GEEK (Chris)<br />Usually found alone in a dark room coding (not as well dressed).<br />
STEREOTYPICAL BUSINESS OWNERS (Bob)<br />They are generally found in groups talking about ROI and their business cards.<br />
Language of the Geek<br />The Real World: 10 Keywords to Know When Speaking with Your IT Department<br />
1. Dedicated Server (n.)<br />
2. DNS (n.)<br />Chris Says<br />Bob Sees<br />   “We will need to point the DNS for codero.com to our servers.”<br />Doma...
3. Front Side Bus Speed (n.)<br />The Bus carries data between the computer and memory controller hub in a dedicated serve...
4. Bricks and Clicks (n.)<br />
5. ICANN (n.)<br />Chris Says<br />Bob Sees<br />   “ICANN just started a new process to transfer a URL to a new IP addres...
6. GUI (n. pronounced gooey)<br />(Graphical User Interface) An easy way to access applications with the use of a pointing...
7. LAMP (n.)<br />Stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP (it also can stand for Python, Perl, etc.)<br />
8. OS Patching (v.)<br />To update your server’s operating system.<br />Chris Says<br />Bob Sees<br />We will be OS Patchi...
9. Firewall (n.)<br />A piece of software that protects information on your computer from hackers and sharks on the intern...
10. Architecture (n.)<br />A system’s design allowing components to connect and operate with each other seamlessly.<br />
The other 1,247 words in G33k Sp3ak<br />Many Words Slide<br />I haven’t finished the image yet<br />
If that seems overwhelming…<br />
Find a 3rd Party Provider<br />Multiple companies offer managed hosting and dedicated server packages<br />
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  • I'm a businessman turned geek. I can attest to the truth of this premise. In orfer to communicate with my users I often have to use a sort of pidgen baby talk!
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  • Geeks and Business Owners to Talk... well lil impossible... I represent business and i know what you are talking.... great stuff.. i vote up... and will share this presentation with our geeks in the org
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G33k Sp3ak Decoded

  1. 1. G33k Sp3ak Decoded<br />n. Using words or terminology that only geeks would understand.<br />
  2. 2. Why is it important to know G33k Sp3ak?<br />Geeks and Business Owners MUST communicate with each other<br />Misunderstanding between the two wastes time and money<br />There will inevitably be a misunderstanding between a Geek (Chris) and Business Owners (Bob)<br />
  3. 3. How to Fix These Issues<br />Step 1: Learn the differences between Geeks and Business Owners<br />Step 2: Decode the language of the Geek (your IT department)<br />Step 3: Find a trusted Managed Hosting and Dedicated Server Provider.<br />
  4. 4. Differences: G33ks and Business Owners<br />For your viewing pleasure:<br />Geek = Chris<br />Business Owners = Bob<br />
  5. 5. STEREOTYPICAL GEEK (Chris)<br />Usually found alone in a dark room coding (not as well dressed).<br />
  6. 6. STEREOTYPICAL BUSINESS OWNERS (Bob)<br />They are generally found in groups talking about ROI and their business cards.<br />
  7. 7. Language of the Geek<br />The Real World: 10 Keywords to Know When Speaking with Your IT Department<br />
  8. 8. 1. Dedicated Server (n.)<br />
  9. 9. 2. DNS (n.)<br />Chris Says<br />Bob Sees<br /> “We will need to point the DNS for codero.com to our servers.”<br />Domain Name System. This is a Service that connects a domain name with an IP address.<br />
  10. 10. 3. Front Side Bus Speed (n.)<br />The Bus carries data between the computer and memory controller hub in a dedicated server configuration.<br />
  11. 11. 4. Bricks and Clicks (n.)<br />
  12. 12. 5. ICANN (n.)<br />Chris Says<br />Bob Sees<br /> “ICANN just started a new process to transfer a URL to a new IP address.”<br />Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers:a non-profit organization created to oversee Internet-related tasks.<br />
  13. 13. 6. GUI (n. pronounced gooey)<br />(Graphical User Interface) An easy way to access applications with the use of a pointing device such as a mouse.<br />
  14. 14. 7. LAMP (n.)<br />Stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP (it also can stand for Python, Perl, etc.)<br />
  15. 15. 8. OS Patching (v.)<br />To update your server’s operating system.<br />Chris Says<br />Bob Sees<br />We will be OS Patching tonight between 1am and 2am.<br />
  16. 16. 9. Firewall (n.)<br />A piece of software that protects information on your computer from hackers and sharks on the internet.<br />
  17. 17. 10. Architecture (n.)<br />A system’s design allowing components to connect and operate with each other seamlessly.<br />
  18. 18. The other 1,247 words in G33k Sp3ak<br />Many Words Slide<br />I haven’t finished the image yet<br />
  19. 19. If that seems overwhelming…<br />
  20. 20. Find a 3rd Party Provider<br />Multiple companies offer managed hosting and dedicated server packages<br />
  21. 21. Brought to you by:<br />Server Solutions<br />
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