Windows Surface RT issue

Had an issue a couple days ago with my Microsoft Windows 8 Surface RT tablet. Seems that the updates I installed were not downloaded completely and the install of the updates left my Surface in a frozen state. I could not scroll on the start page or launch any applications. I was also not able…

Introducing powerdelivery

Today I’m beginning a series of posts on Continuous Delivery with Team Foundation Server and Windows PowerShell based on my open source project powerdelivery. The project is already in use at a business intelligence solution for a large healthcare provider. In 2011 I was working at a large client who had a hard time releasing…

System Center 2012 Empowers IT Team with Increased Awareness, Response, and Manageability

A Catapult Systems client is responsible for the management of over 100 servers, 1000 workstations, and 1500+ user accounts. They previously leveraged Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, Windows Software Update Services 3.0, and Symantec Endpoint Protection to maintain corporate compliance and control of their information systems. But despite having a fully implemented SCCM 2007…

The Road to SCOM 2012 Webinar recordings, Whitepaper and Q&A links (#SCOM, #SYSCTR, #Savision)

The webinar recording for the Road to SCOM 2012 is now available online at: http://www.savision.com/resources/webinar/missed-it-demand-webinar-road-scom-available-here The whitepaper is available at: http://www.savision.com/resources/white-paper/road-scom-2012  And if you had any questions or want to see some excellent questions asked during these webinars (35+ including the following): ­Do you need to reboot the server when upgrading the agent to 2012…

Microsoft Big Data Resources

Well, "Big Data" is here (I know, it’s been here for a while).  One of the reasons I love my job so much is that when there is technology disruption, ​the most interesting business conversations come out.  Big Data offers some green field type thinking when we realize that many of the hard business questions…