Richard Cookson Content Writer

Richard Cookson | Content Writer

Richard Cookson is a content writer for XTIVIA with a background in copy editing, journalism, and business reporting. With a knack for IT research and software analysis, Cookson creates detailed and simplified technical content for the XTIVIA and Virtual-DBA websites. His attention to detail and grammar allows him to deliver concise and educational pieces with every comma in the right place.

Richard Cookson
Content Writer

Richard Cookson is a content writer for XTIVIA with a background in copy editing, journalism, and business reporting. With a knack for IT research and software analysis, Cookson creates detailed and simplified technical content for the XTIVIA and Virtual-DBA websites. His attention to detail and grammar allows him to deliver concise and educational pieces with every comma in the right place.

Six Tips for Working From Home

While COVID-19 has many of us quarantined in our homes, I’ve been seeing a lot of social media posts on how people are handling their new office space. For some, it’s opened the door to a fun and relaxed environment. For others, it’s been a tough... read more

Best Practices for Software License Management

Software license management is an essential part of any large or growing business, especially if your organization uses a variety of software and plans to accrue more in the future. Unfortunately, many companies struggle to maintain proper license management. Whether... read more

Beginner’s Guide to Software Licensing

Software licensing is a dense subject, and it can be hard to fully envelop yourself in the intricacies of the various license agreements your organization has. However, just knowing the basics will give you a better idea of how to manage your software licenses,... read more

Five Qualities of a Successful BI Strategy

Over the years, companies have continued to direct significant effort toward their BI solutions to help take their data and transform it into actionable insights. By correctly leveraging the data your business collects, BI solutions can play a pivotal role in... read more

Everything Your Business Needs to Know About the CCPA

Amid the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), companies doing business in California — i.e., almost every enterprise in the country — are scrambling to implement procedures to comply with the new regulations. Anytime new privacy laws go into effect, it’s... read more

Ten Factors for Choosing DBA Services

Data is the lifeblood of your business, which means taking care of it is essential for operating your business. Whether your company uses SQL Server, Oracle, Db2, or PostgreSQL, quality database support, maintenance, and protection must be an integral part of your... read more