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Travels 2016 – A look back

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It was a busy 2016 for me.   Like every year, lots of travel (airplanes, hotels, cars, and conference rooms) .  It is always good to visit customers  and talk about the latest tech trends with them face to face.  I love to do that, and I am lucky to do it. It was about 61 […]

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Thank you 2016 – Welcome 2017

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A new year begins.   For many reasons (and not only the obvious one)  2016 was a strange one.     We look forward to 2017 and beyond with the best of hopes…     Wishing everyone the best! P.S For some reason, as I write this, this saying  comes to mind:  Do not look […]

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National Geographic Channel – Back to GOOD Programming

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I saw this article in the WSJ today, and I am so happy to see confirmation that National Geographic Channel is returning to educational and interesting programming rather than the terrible reality shows they have been for the past few years… There has been several programs so far, that have been great! Before the Flood  […]

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The Value Proposition of a Platform: Microsoft Win10/Office365/EM+S

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[ Update 20161004: I encourage you to watch Brad Anderson’s keynote session at Microsoft Ignite 2016 – Simply IMPRESSIVE!  ] As I have written before,  technology management has made an incredible shift over the past few years (maybe the last 3-5 years).    Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service are now the common conversations in most […]

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Experience is worth it!

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This is not mine, but It was a good reminder that experience is worth it and to charge for the value of your services.   A critical gearbox failed and no one could fix it. So they brought in a bloke with great trouble-shooting experience. He inspected the gear drive very carefully. After looking things […]

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How often do you get home?

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It has  been a tough couple of travel days, and decided that the night was better spent catch up on work.  For dinner I chose to eat at the hotel restaurant, which, to be honest, I prefer to avoid, except for rare occasions. Like most of us, I usually mind my own business, and do […]

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Google Is Closing Picasa – Google Photos Is Way Better

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It has been with me for as long as I can remember using the Internet, but it really has been with us for only 14 years..  ( According to Wikipedia: Picasa was an image organizer and image viewer for organizing and editing digital photos, plus an integrated photo-sharing website, originally created by a company named […]

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Happy New Year! 2016 is here!

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Every end marks a new beginning. Keep your spirits and determination unshaken, and you shall always walk the glory road. With courage, faith and great effort, you shall achieve everything you desire. Don’t forget the past, learn from it. I wish you a very Happy New Year. Published using eKalendaro

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10 questions to help you evaluate your 2015

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As we open the day on this last day of 2015, I came across a pretty cool article that made me think… I am just quoting the questions, but hopefully you will link to the article…  When did you have fun?  What good risks did you take and how were you outside of your comfort zone?  […]

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Resetting Windows 10

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Tonight, I decided to “Reset Windows 10” I have been using Windows 10 for a long time now…   I am part of the Windows 10 Insiders Build, but only on my “test-everyday use” device…     For my Win7 to Win10 upgrade, I  had chosen to go through the”normal” update process for all of my production […]

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