December 17 is National Device Appreciation Day, an opportunity to appreciate the devices that help us lead our lives, and take steps to protect those that are most important to you.
The best, most effective way to protect all of the items that contribute joy in your life is to properly insure them, ensuring that they can continue to positively impact your life for years to come, no matter what unexpected problems may arise.
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National Device Appreciation Day History:
Solarwinds, a provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, created National IT Professionals Day in March 2015.
The Registrar at the National Day Calendar proclaimed the technology day to be observed on the third Tuesday in September, annually.
How to observe National Device Appreciation Day:
If you’re an end-user, simply say thank you to the IT professionals that make your life easier. You can also give them a shout out on social media.
If you’re a business leader, in addition to saying thank you, also recognize and seek out the unique insight your IT professionals can provide in today’s always on, always connected world to help you make smart strategic business decisions. Recognizing the value of an IT professional will lead to a greater competitive advantage. Highlight their accomplishments, too. You might discover untapped potential if you do.
IT professionals, share why you love what you do. Encourage others interested in the field. While you celebrate the day, include other IT professions. Host competition or propose a challenge. The winners get bragging rights until next year.