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Cheat Sheets

A cheat sheet is a quick look-up reference chart or set of simple, brief instructions for accomplishing a specific task. Can't find the cheat sheet you're looking for? Let us know!

  • Excel Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered resources from around the Web to help you work more effectively in Microsoft Excel. You'll find cheat sheets for Excel keyboard shortcuts, how to work with worksheets and other common tasks.

  • Outlook Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered resources from around the Web to help you work more effectively in Outlook. You'll find cheat sheets for Outlook 2003 and 2007 and information about new features such as the ribbon, the Office button and the navigation pane.

  • Texting and Twitter Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered resources to help you communicate effectively whether you`re texting, instant messaging or tweeting. You'll find cheat sheets for advertising terms, chat abbreviations and useful emoticons -- both standard English and Japanese versions -- as well as text-friendly ASCII art.

  • HTML, XHTML and XML Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered resources from around the Web to help you with website coding. You'll find cheat sheets that show you common (and less common) tags and special characters, as well as how to do anything in HTML, XHTML and XML -- among other resources.

  • iSeries Cheat Sheets

    A collection of cheat sheets for iSeries (AS/400)

  • Blogging Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered resources from around the Web to help you create or maintain a blog. You'll find cheat sheets for Word Press, Moving Type and Blogger, among other resources.

  • Browser Shortcut Cheat Sheets

    Browser shortcuts cheat sheet collection. We've gathered resources from around the Web to help you browse more effectively. You'll find cheat sheets for Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari, among other resources.

  • Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered resources from around the Web to help you with CSS. There's a fast reference that lists CSS selector syntax, properties, units and other useful bits of information. There's a CSS property index and a shorthand guide.

  • Social media sites and applications cheat sheet

    This cheat sheet has's top 10 picks for news and blogs on social media sites and applications. See why VARs and vendors alike have jumped on the social networking bandwagon.

  • Mobile unified communications (UC) cheat sheet

    Make sure you understand all aspects of mobile unified communications (UC) in the enterprise. Brush up on your knowledge of mobile UC deployment, mobile security and how mobile UC fits with VoIP and VoWLAN with this organized collection of resources.

  • Microsoft Hyper-V vs. VMware ESX cheat sheet

    This Microsoft Hyper-V vs. VMware ESX cheat sheet offers a world of resources to help you understand the differences between these two top virtualization products. Included are tips, chapter excerpts, news, blogs, special reports and FAQ guides.

  • Microsoft Windows 7 cheat sheet

    Learn how to install Windows 7 and talk to customers about Windows 7 upgrades and new features with this collection of resources on Microsoft's latest operating system.

  • Bypass IVRS - Talk to a real person - cheatsheet

    Cheat sheet quick look-up for how to get a real person on the telephone.

  • VMware how-tos brings you a fast guide to our experts' VMware tips. Keep checking back as we'll be updating this guide regularly.

  • IT cheat sheets for all

    They may seem like no-brainers to you, but some of your IT tricks and workarounds look magical to your peers. We've collected our favorite IT cheat sheets on topics ranging from AS/400 to HTML and Outlook so everyone can look like a whiz.

  • How do you pronounce IT?

    How do you pronounce IT? Why, "eye-tee," of course! This page lists many of the most commonly mispronounced words in information technology.

  • Cheat sheet: Access management solutions and their pros and cons

    Popular authentication methods such as passwords, biometrics and two-factor are assessed in this chart.

  • Cheat sheet: Access management solutions and their pros and cons

    A cheat sheet of the most common access solutions with a brief description, and their risks and pros and cons to help you choose the solution that is right for your organization.

  • Table of Physical Constants

    Quick look-up chart.

  • cheat sheet

    A cheat sheet is a piece of paper with information written down on it that an unethical person might create if they weren't prepared for a test.

  • Speaking of business continuity: A cheat sheet

    One of the challenges organizations often face as they initiate business continuity or disaster recovery planning is to reach consensus on precisely what they are trying to do. This requires identifying and closing any gap that may exist between the actual availability/recoverability of the organization's information systems and the ability/recoverability expected by the business units and executive management.

  • Cheat sheet: 10 ways to prep for auditors

    There are 10 ways to prepare for those auditors knocking at your door -- and avoid wasting time and money.

  • Favorite iSeries cheat sheets

    Here you'll find a collection of valuable cheat sheets gathered from across the iSeries/ community. These cheat sheet are bits and pieces of information that come from all kinds of sources, IBM manuals, discussion lists an experience from iSeries users. Our members were happy to share their "sacred" cheat sheets –- often more precious to them than their family heirlooms. As one member stated, "This may not seem like prize winning info, but oh, the time it has saved me!"

  • HTML cheat sheet

    This is a really cool cheat sheet if you're looking to learn more about HTML. You'll find just about everything you every wanted to know about HTML tags here.

  • Getting around on the iSeries member Bob Wendorf provided this as his favorite cheat sheet.



  • risk map (risk heat map)

    A risk map, also known as a risk heat map, is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces.

  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...


  • FIDO (Fast Identity Online)

    FIDO (Fast ID Online) is a set of technology-agnostic security specifications for strong authentication. FIDO is developed by the...

  • cryptanalysis

    Cryptanalysis is the study of ciphertext, ciphers and cryptosystems with the aim of understanding how they work and finding and ...

  • Trojan horse (computing)

    In computing, a Trojan horse is a program that appears harmless, but is, in fact, malicious.



  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...


  • personal cloud storage (PCS)

    Personal cloud storage (PCS) enables users to store data, photos, music, videos and other files on a local network-attached ...

  • cloud SLA (cloud service-level agreement)

    A cloud SLA (cloud service-level agreement) is an agreement between a cloud service provider and a customer that ensures a ...

  • wear leveling

    Wear leveling is a process that is designed to extend the life of solid-state storage devices.


  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

    A hybrid hard disk drive is an electromechanical spinning hard disk that contains some amount of NAND Flash memory.