Washington, DC Visit

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I was in Washington, DC this week and had the chance to take sometime to visit the Smithsonian Museums…  It was trully a treat, and wanted to share just a couple of highlights…: ENIAC’s – **The** 1947 technology  (Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer )  — Wow – It seemed a bit rusty – but that is where […]

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Virtual Applications – going mainstream!

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Doing some research this week, I ran into a website called www.jumpbox.com   which is a company that provides server-based software installations using Virtualization technology…  Essentially they do all of the hard configuration and settings work, and provide a Virtual snapshot of the application ready for it to be used… They have several open-source server based applications […]

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Two Weeks In Costa Rica 2006

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Couple of  years ago, we had a fantastic trip to Costa Rica.   Although I have been there many times, this time we were accompanied by family friends  (another family of 4) and felt a bit of the pressure to show them a memorable time.       So much to see!  Not enough to cover […]

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DRM-free Music – is now mainstream?

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Very Interesting to see the latest announcement from Amazon.com on Dec 27 in which they told the world that “Warner joins EMI, Universal Music Group nd a pack of independent labels that sell so-called digital rights management-free music in Amazon MP3, at the company’s music store.“ It will be interesting to see how DRM-based services […]

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Getting back to this…

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Wow – It has been quite a while since I posted to this site. It has been 6 months of changes (including a job change…) and lots of other things going on… – Not to serve as an excuse – just a reality of priorities.. Will try to post more often for sure. Cheers!

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A New Vision for Desktop Management – Part 2

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By Jorge Pereira and Rob West Originally published as a white paper for Kennedy Consulting on January 2007 Continuation of:  A New Vision from Desktop Management Part 1 It’s a fact that Desktop Management has become increasingly complex today as compared to a decade ago. Before the introduction of the Internet and the Local Area […]

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A New Vision for Desktop Management – Part 1

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By Jorge Pereira and Sean Kennedy, Kennedy Consulting Originally published as a white paper for Kennedy Consulting on December 2006 Desktop management has remained largely unchanged over the past few years. Application provisioning and management (delivery, installation, configuration, auditing, and updates) is at the core of the challenges associated with desktop management. In the past, […]

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Taming the IM Jungle within the Enterprise

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Instant Messaging (IM) has quietly crept in behind the corporate firewall as employees responding to different pressures – personal or business – install popular IM clients to chat with colleagues, partners, and customers and even friends and family. Research shows that over 90% of enterprises have IM within the enterprise and employees are responsible for […]

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Ecommerce Presentation

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Back in 1998 I did an e-commerce presentation regarding how important branding is across every step of the purchasing cycle and presentation… This was back in 1998! — I end-up posting in slideshare.net. back in 2006 and I still getting ping about it. The power of the long tail!

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Virtualized Infrastructures….

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Just a small pause to reminisce about the future we are heading into…. During a client-call yesterday we heard the “very many challenges” that data centers have with all of the issues that come with the incredible and never ending demand for application services within enterprises… For a while I have mentioned to a few […]

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