The position of a system administrator can be very complex depending on the work environment. An administrator must constantly maintain the system, but also must be cognizant of the users and the group environment in which they work. Over time, system professionals become aware and implement best practices to demonstrate professionalism in a variety of situations.
Conduct research on best practices for a system administrator in the library or on the Internet. You can also use your own best practices if you have been working in IT. In a minimum 2-page paper, provide and explain three best practices in each of the following areas of a system administrator’s role:
The ability to focus on multiple tasks
The ability to meet deadlines
The ability to utilize system users’ feedback to improve system performance
The ability to balance the quality of work against meeting deadlines
The ability to acknowledge mistakes and correct errors
The written portion contains sufficient information to adequately address the questions and is free from grammar and spelling errors. The paper will be provided in APA format.
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