Mar 23, 2012

The Coming Storm - Windows 8

I am beginning a series on all that is amazing in Windows Server 8.  There will be 55 posts in all.  It’s a very exciting time!  Look for them to start

Mar 14, 2012

The State of Storage in 2012

There is a great article in Information Week this week about the 2012 State of Storage that I wanted to comment on.  If you don’t have a subscription, that’s

Mar 5, 2012

Captain Thomas

I was en route the other day from Seattle to DFW. Home from a fun and thoroughly educational trip to Microsoft HQ for a super secret top classified semi-decoder ring style event. Had

Jan 13, 2012

Mass Updating Site Owners

In SharePoint, if you’re smart, you have written a custom footer to display the site owner (or primary site collection administrator) so people know who to talk to when something goes

Jan 9, 2012

More Tools for 2012

In addendum to my previous toolset count – I’ve decided that this year, I’m going to invest in a few more tools to make life grand.  All of these

Jan 4, 2012

Tools for 2012

Given that these cloud things all seem to be coming together, I find myself looking at specific scenarios whereby me, myself and my family can live more fruitfully in the cloud.  Here are

Jan 2, 2012

2012 - The Year of the Cloud

It may come as no surprise to anyone that I do in fact, heart the cloud.  Having spent the passed few weeks reading the most excellent book ‘The Big Switch’ and

Dec 31, 2011

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to everyone. Here’s hoping for another great year of crazy technology uses, random thoughts and some other stuff. Big posts coming soon on 2012 in Technology, The Proof

Nov 6, 2011

More Thoughts on Messaging

So my original impression of iMessage turned out to be incorrect – kind of.  If you have an iPhone, you know by now that iMessage and the SMS app are in fact, built

Oct 12, 2011

iMessage kills SMS? Nah.

Headlines and banner messages abound on the Internet today about iMessage killing off SMS. Here are some reasons why I am pretty sure that’s over inflated: 1. Not everyone has an

Aug 24, 2011

Thoughts on Public Speaking

Every encounter in life can be measured easily by the application of one or more quotes from my favorite show, The West Wing.  There’s an episode in Season 2 (Episode 34