April 30, 2010

Apple vs Adobe = Pot vs Kettle

It is quite amusing to see Apple and Steve Jobs go out of their way to lambast Adobe about the “closed” platform of Flash, and to suggest […]
April 15, 2010

The InfoSec Perspective for April 2010

It has been a busy month or so for information security.  Apple has patched a vulnerability that was showcased in a recent hacking contest, Microsoft has […]
April 13, 2010

Expanding Your Reach with Good Technology Partners

I recently read an opinion piece on ComputerWorld about the post-Cloud IT landscape, and it I had a couple thoughts: The author makes a good point that little mention […]
March 31, 2010

Random Musings for March 2010

So, we’ve made it through the first quarter of 2010.  What, exactly, do we have to show for it?  Lots – depending on your point of […]
February 22, 2010

Home Network Overhaul 2010 – Conclusion

This is the sixth part in a series of articles tracking the implementation of virtualization on my home network.  Planning for the project originally started at the […]
February 11, 2010

Home Network Overhaul 2010

For the first time in over a decade, my home network saw no major improvements for almost 2 years. Let’s just say that the past few […]
February 11, 2010

Charting the Right Course: The IT Manager’s First 90 Days

Starting a new position is always an interesting challenge, especially if you have a leadership role.  It should go without saying that it is very important […]
February 9, 2010

Home Network Overhaul 2010 – Part 2

It has been a very productive year so far, as it pertains to my ongoing Home Network Re-Engineering Project.  In fact, the past few days have been […]
January 27, 2010

Contributing in Online Business Communities

Online communities are an excellent way for people to interact with other individuals who they can help or who can help them.  For business and technology […]
January 15, 2010

Is Google over-extending itself?

Google is in the news quite a bit, lately, but not all of that publicity is good… Google lists $350 fee for early Nexus One returns […]
June 27, 2008

Notched Up: A different perspective on recruiting

As you may well know by now, I am a huge proponent of the LinkedIn Network. On account of my many LinkedIn connections, I routinely receive a […]
April 16, 2008

My Favorite Newspaper Comics

Over the years, I’ve enjoyed some great daily comics.  I still have several collections of The Far Side, Dilbert, Calvin & Hobbes, and For Better or For Worse, among others. […]
August 28, 2006

Test Subject: I’m testing, testing! Yes, Indeed.

This is a test of a new blog autonaming CS Module that Jarda Jirava produced, based on a thread I started over at the Community Server forums. I know I’ve […]
August 28, 2006

Getting caught up in trivia

I just finished reading an informative article by Peter Coffee on why it is important for technologists not to get overly caught up in the coolness of technology […]
August 28, 2006

Vista is getting closer

According to some reports, the latest build of Vista released to testers displayed improved stability and performance, and looking like it will make the holiday season without issue.  A […]
August 29, 2006

We’re in full swing, now…

Okay, it looks like I was able to get everything working on the site in terms of Community Server modules. I even got the Community-Credit add-on […]
August 29, 2006

P2P, IPv6 and Internet Anonymity

I was reading this article about P2P Darknets that was posted on Digg, and one of the comments on Digg was that Internet anonymity was going to get better […]
August 29, 2006

PowerShell to the Rescue

The August edition of the Windows IT Pro magazine has a really good article on Microsoft’s new scripting technology: PowerShell.  Not only is the article pretty good, but the […]
August 31, 2006

Scripting GPO Creation and Modification

When you install the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) on your system, you gain some nifty command-line tools for managing group policies. Still, some things have to be […]
September 1, 2006

Taking Information Security Seriously at Home

It is very easy to become complacent with Information Security on a home computer or network, even for those who would otherwise preach IT Security in […]
September 4, 2006

A Cost-Effective Infrastructure Deployment Strategy

Over the past few days, I have seen at least two posts or articles on a subject I’ve been meaning to write about for quite some time, […]
September 5, 2006

The Future of Community Server: v3.0

Note: I originally published this on Tuesday, but something went wrong, and the post was generating an error when anyone viewed it, but not when I […]
September 6, 2006

Windows Live Writer Plug-ins

Windows Live Writer is turning out to be one of those tools that I can’t live without, much as I originally suspected. And it has been made even […]
September 11, 2006

Is privacy on the Internet a dead concept?

There is no universal standard of what the acceptable boundaries of privacy are.  The European Union tends to have a more stringent view of what constitutes personal […]