March 14, 2007

Another Pando Update: Web Sharing

Pando has just released an update of its flagship file transfer application which adds web sharing to the mix for multimedia content. Take your file sharing to […]
March 2, 2007

A Brief Look Inside the Vista Kernel

Mark Russinovich has provided another great series of “Inside Windows” articles, with his Inside the Vista Kernel postings on TechNet. Part one dealt with: Thread priority and scheduling […]
March 2, 2007

UPS cancels Airbus A380 order

And not only UPS, according to the report… “The cancellation by UPS, four months after rival FedEx Corp. also scrapped its 10-plane order, leaves Airbus with […]
February 12, 2007

Licensing Concerns with Community Server 2007

I haven’t had a whole lot of time recently to check in on Community Server, so when I took a peek at the forums this morning, I […]
February 5, 2007

Pando gets more options

If you’re looking for a convenient way to move around or share very large files with friends and family, then you really need to check out Pando.  […]
February 5, 2007

Getting Used to Windows Vista

My Vista initiation continues, and so far, I don’t have much to complain about.  I’ve done this whole “new version of Windows” thing enough times in the past […]
February 3, 2007

Getting Rolling With Vista

As I mentioned earlier this week, I finally got my hands on my official copies of Vista, so I thought I’d see how well an upgrade would […]
January 31, 2007

Windows Vista is finally here…

At the retail level, anyway. And I am no closer to having it installed at home than I was a month ago, when I laid out […]
January 31, 2007

Misplaced Social Commentary

I’m trying to decide whether this title is more reflective of this post in particular, or the subject matter itself…   Over the years, while participating in […]
January 31, 2007

Got my January ActionPack Subscription

I came home this evening to find out that the January shipment of my Microsoft ActionPack Subscription arrived today. Sweet!! Sort of, anyway… First the good news: I […]
January 23, 2007

Community Server 2007 is coming…

Soon, very soon… I haven’t had a whole lot of time to check in on Community Server in the past couple months, but I’m happy to see that […]
January 22, 2007

The Business-Focused Technologist

These days, you can find a whole lot of discourse in both technology and business periodicals, on the need for technologists to be able to interface […]
January 31, 2011

Why Your New Technology Purchase Might Disappoint

Technology continues to provide many benefits for individuals and businesses, and our increasing dependence upon it is a testament to its overall usefulness.  Each day, many, […]
February 15, 2011

Why Your New Technology Purchase Might Disappoint – Part 2

Last time, I mentioned that inadequate planning is one of the key reasons why your new technology purchase might prove to be disappointing.  This is true […]
March 31, 2011

Maintaining Good Security Practices

Security is not just a state of being. We are often called to provide an assessment about our present security posture, and usually, the person asking […]
April 29, 2011

Reactive Security: Feel the pain in 2011+

We are only one third of the way into 2011, but we have had some of the largest information security breaches of the decade – and […]
May 3, 2011

Managing Technology-based Risks

Risks exist. You would think that this is so obvious as to not need saying, but too many people appear to operate as though downplaying or […]
May 31, 2011

Just ask Sony…

Why should you take your organization’s information security posture seriously? Just ask Sony.  It has been estimated that Sony will spend more than $170 million dollars due to […]
June 9, 2011

To Disclose or not to Disclose

…that is the question. Every time a software vendor experiences a vulnerability or releases patches for a serious security issue, the debate about Full Disclosure or […]
June 29, 2011

Effectively Managing Risk

Despite the significant uptick in information security events on display thus far in 2011, and despite the diversity and caliber of organizations that are being breached, […]
July 13, 2011

Where Netflix Went Wrong: Corporate Communications

The good folks at Netflix recently announced a huge price hike for their customers, as they separate their DVD and streaming businesses into distinct product offerings.  If […]
August 21, 2011

Managing a Garden

Since May of this year, we have started a little “Green Grocer” project (as my neighbor likes to call it).  It started out from four (4) seedling […]
October 15, 2011

Guess What? Technology is not easy

It might seem that way because of how ubiquitous it is, but technology is not really easy.  Lots of time has been spent trying to hide […]
October 29, 2011

My Workplace Technology Wish List

It is not every day that one gets an opportunity to put together a wish list of technology solutions that could be used to drive a […]