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…

Getting Past Legacy Applications

It’s been a few years since I’ve met Chris Jackson, who in my humble, opinion is one of the smartest guys at Microsoft. Also known as the AppCompat guy, Chris Jackson is the primary developer for the application compatibility toolkit. While everyone else at MMS goes to lunch, we diehards sit here in a meeting…

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 -…

MMS 2012–Birds of a Feather sessions: Self-Service Portal with Service Manager and Orchestrator (#SYSCTR, #MMS2012, #MMSBOF15) moderated by Chris Ross

Chris Ross from Catapult (recently named as a Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP, the force behind SCSM.US, and the SCSMUS user group) was asked to moderate a BOF session at MMS 2012. If you are at MMS this will be a great one to check out! Information is below: Title: Self-Service Portal with Service Manager…