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Tweets of the week: 2009-04-12

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Latest tweets: 03/30/09 13:48:34 In route to LAX this morning… Busy week ahead. 03/30/09 13:52:08 Airports are packed.  Spring break for sure. Long lines, so make sure you allow some extra time. 04/03/09 06:08:01 Made it back after a very full week in LAX.     Arrived to a cold  41 degrees and rainy city.  Looking forward […]

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Tweets of the Quarter: 2009-03

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Tweets of the quarter:   01/10/09 03:19:11 Resuming communications. It has been a long time. 03/25/09 05:55:43 I was in NY today. Visited the metropolitan Museum. Wow! What a place.  Heading to 3oronto tonight. 03/25/09 06:01:52 Arrived late to Toronto. Long day.  Lost my new iPod nano. Very upsetting. 03/25/09 19:01:42 Good meetings today.  In […]

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New Vision Desktop Management – Article Series

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Desktop management is now a critical function of IT services within any organization. Historically, standalone computers and small networks did not require much centralization and management. However, rapid technological advancements, network size growth and the proliferation of the Internet have driven the need for advanced desktop management solutions. The Vision:  “Power and flexibility of a […]

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Rats! – It has been over a year!

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Yes, it is really shameful.  It has been several months  since I posted any thing to this site.   Really not good.  So many things have transpired.   It really is not a matter of time, but focus.  First with work.  Then with the new position And then with the travel…  I started to do Facebook and […]

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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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