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Follow the Hardware Compatibility List

Microsoft published the first Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) in 1990 for Windows 3.0. As the article states, the listed model of computers are certified to run Windows. The machine as a whole […]

WPC 2014

WPC 2014 Insider Perspective

WPC, otherwise known as the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, was again a huge event this year with over 16,000 attendees descending on Washington D.C. July 13-17. This was my 8th WPC […]

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Technology Writers on Notice in 2014

If you’re a journalist in the technology industry, then one of your resolutions should be to get your act together. Let’s start with Christopher Mims’ 2013 Was a Lost Year […]

Year In Review

2013 Virtual CIO Blog Review

This is the annual report from WordPress.com. Blog posts increased to weekly, page views nearly doubled versus last year, and the most notable referring site was LinkedIn. Obviously, no one got the […]

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Ballmer and Microsoft Misconceptions

Earlier in the month, Forbes published 4 Popular Misconceptions about Microsoft – a much better job than my Microsoft Jolts The World in January. It was a solid piece about how the […]

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10 Things to Know About Microsoft Partners

With nearly 20 years of experience as a Microsoft Partner, clients and peers often don’t realize what the designation means: Everyone is a Microsoft Partner. That is an exaggeration, but […]

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Microsoft Jolts The World

This is going to sting a bit. If you’re a member of the press or provide hardware or software, then WAKE UP! You’re stuck in a 10-year-old mindset, sound like idiots, […]

Year In Review

2012 In Review

WordPress.com has begun providing annual reports and I wanted to share the most popular posts of 2012: iPhone 5 Flop – Apple sold millions of the new device, but failed to […]

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Windows 8 Review

I don’t get to decide just to skip an OS version, because as the expert I’m expected to know the product. Use whatever you like as I have no fight in the game […]