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MMS 2012 Keynote 4/18: Summary for Geeks

The second keynote of MMS 2012 focused on users and their connected devices. Specific points from the keynote include the following items: Announcements: MMS 2013: New Orleans in June Brad Anderson said Microsoft will be providing "Deep integration with Windows, IOS and Android" Windows InTune Pre-Release announced GeekNotes: InTune: All lab systems at MMS 2012…

Lync Win for Austin Office!

A Texas state agency has engaged Catapult Systems to assist them in planning, designing, and implementing a Unified Communications (UC) solution based on Microsoft Lync. Already using Office Communications Server 2007 for IM and presence, the agency wishes to enhance their existing environment by upgrading to Lync Server 2010. Catapult has designed a Proof of…

Empty’n the noggin – MMS Day 1

  Headed down to registration around 0800 – HOLY COW, the line was long!  It took about an hour to get through registration.  The Shwag is pretty nice:  The shirt is a gray Nike polo, the bag is pretty understated and functional – good stuff. I started my day first thing with SD-IL306 System Center…

MMS 2012 Keynote 4/17: Summary for Geeks

The first keynote of MMS 2012 represented the 10 year anniversary for MMS! Specific points from the keynote include the following items: Announcements: System Center 2012 was officially announced: A USB Key provided for MMS attendees with all of the System Center 2012 software Windows Server 2012 name announced! (Previously referred to as "Windows Server…

MMS 2012 [Day 1]

Today started off as you would image, with registration. Let me first off say that the event staff and everyone working from Microsoft did an excellent job. But even with the best efforts of all these fine people the registration process took forever! No worries though, I spent the time chatting up one of my…

MoSCoW: Its Not Just a City in Russia

So…if MoSCoW isn’t just the fifth largest city in the world and the beautiful capital of Russia, what is it? MoSCoW is a qualitative technique for prioritizing requirements and is an easy, approachable way to work with project stakeholders to determine the importance and criticality of a requirement to the implemented solution. MoSCoW stands for: M –…