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A New Vision for Desktop Management – White Paper

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A couple of years ago, a couple of colleagues and I created a two-part white paper on Desktop Management  which I  never published here…   Still very relevant so  here you go.. A New Vision for Desktop Management White Paper by Jorge Pereira, Sean Kennedy, Rob West December 2006 Desktop Management has remained largely unchanged over […]

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Tweets of the Month: 2008-10-00

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Tweets of the Month: 10/13/08 17:24:30 worked on Bizplan all weekend! – crossed eyed. 10/13/08 17:27:53 Learned and setup Salesforce.com also over the weekend. 10/14/08 21:35:34 This is a test 10/16/08 02:19:09 Tonight is family night until 9p then back to the spreadsheet. 10/17/08 14:09:14 in bus to sea. 6:50a is when it passes by […]

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Microsoft’s BPOS Offering / Cloud Computing…

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Microsoft’s Business productivity Online Services (BPOS) is getting ready to officially launch within a few weeks… They have moved all beta users in to release candidate code and are in high gear recruiting partners, as their strategy is 100% partner attachment for these services…  ( We are hoping this to be the case for many years […]

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Online Project Management Tool Requirements

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I have been checking online tools to help  me manage projects collaboratively amongst a diverse virtual team.   A few simple requirements I consider baseline are: Overall dashboard for Program Weekly Program Status Reports (entry / editing ) Ability to enter project status reports Ability to have multiple projects  under one category Issue tracking – Ability […]

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Getronics North America – Sold

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We heard today that Compucom has agreed to aquire Getronics’ North American operations including operations in the United States, the operations in Canada and the Global Service Centre in Mexico. You can see the press release from both companies at the following: Compucom: CompuCom Systems Signs Definitive Agreement Getronics:    Getronics enters into strategic partnership…  

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Recognition for our work!

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We are extremely  pleased and honored that Microsoft has recognized Getronics work and continued support in fiscal year 2008. Specifically for our USA team, we were selected as a finalist in the category of   Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Systems Management (LiveID required) for our Getronics Virtualization Services : Enabling adoption and management of virtualization technologies in enterprise […]

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Virtualization Adoption and MDOP

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Although we typically work in the enterprise customer space, we have to acknowledge (and thank) the posting of www.virtualization.info team for their article “Is Microsoft MDOP slowing down virtualization adoption?” for bringing this issue to light. The article speaks to the fact that that the small / medium business market segment has little to no […]

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New Data on Vista Adoption

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With 150 million licenses shipped in FY’2008 (see Steve Balmer’s report,) we are always looking for news on Vista adoption. A list of recently posted articles on the Microsoft site follows: The white paper entitled “Windows Feature Comparison” compares the features and capabilities of Windows XP SP3 and Windows Vista SP1 based on five categories: […]

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Tweets of the week:2008-06-01

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Tweets of the week: 05/28/08 04:47:20 In NYC – can’t sleep 05/28/08 04:52:13 just setup  phone. 05/28/08 05:16:07 I am trying tweeter from my phone. 05/28/08 20:39:59 Just finished work at client. Beatifull day in NYC. Decided to take the long way via a double decker tour. 05/29/08 00:32:11 had a t hour bus tour […]

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A Good Week for MDOP

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Last week we had the pleasure of spending time with Shanen Boettcher, General Manager of Windows Product Management for the enterprise at the Redmond stop of his week-long press tour.. It was great to see first hand how much has MDOP plays a strategic role in the Microsoft’s desktop stack… He told the press that […]

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