The first few days you will find yourself adjusting parameters (with the support of the person they assign to work with you) so as to look for what works best for you.
There are many things that can be tweaked, but fear not: as a matter of fact, I would argue that having an IT background will make the transition easier from the standpoint of comfort with dealing with the "gadget".
What I found to be the toughest part was to adjust to having a "thing" hanging off of my belly. I kind of joked about "Manny being a cyborg", etc. but the truth is that it takes a bit of time to get used to and get over the fear of "what if I pull on the tube by accident", etc. The truth is it may happen and you just have to be careful to pack it so that it cannot snag on something easily.
Hope this helps. Don't hesitate to ask some more and/or post on the network: that's what we're here for, my friend.
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