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Microsoft WPC 2016 Toronto

WPC 2016 Insider Perspective

WPC 2016 Day One Sold out makes a statement. Microsoft is cool again as even Facebook Likes Microsoft. Approximately 20,000 (including Microsoft employees and vendors) attended the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in […]

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Windows 10 Privacy Conspiracy

Windows 10 privacy conspiracies rank right up there with Jade Helm and the Mayan calendar. We’re being indoctrinated for martial law, doomsday has been recalculated to happen in September 2015, and Microsoft is […]

Microsoft WPC 2015

WPC 2015 Insider Perspective

American Authors brought in most mornings with songs like the “Best Day of My Life” at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Orlando this year. Along with 12,000 other brave and […]

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Confessions of a Bing User

Somewhere in the heat of the summer of 2013 I switched to using Bing for search, because the results from Google weren’t accurate. My searches in a blend of business and technology […]

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Fix Your Broken Technology Model

In 2010, the push was to remove IT conflict. Five years later, most organizations still have a terribly broken technology model. For IT, the structure is generally: Least experienced personnel start […]

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Avoid April Fools Technology Pranks

  April Fools’ Day was actually invented by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1934 to raise morale during the Great Depression. Well no, it actually wasn’t as explained in John […]

Modern Network

What a Modern Network Looks Like

A generation ago, the picture below looked vastly different. Old network diagrams conjured thoughts of defending a castle. However, the problem for decades has been the fact that people work more outside of their business or […]

Secrets Revealed

Few Technology Firm Owners Are Competent

You absolutely would not risk your health, reputation, or money going to people who were not professional doctors, lawyers, and accountants. However, many organizations regularly gamble with information technology that […]

9-11 Vigilance

9/11 Vigilance

On 9/11/2001, I was driving to Muskogee to implement Windows Terminal Services for the Veterans Administration Medical Center. My CFO called my cell and said Tower I had collapsed from […]