Project Server Blogroll

Updating my blog list after the EPM Conference a couple of weeks ago.  Figured I’d share with the crowd.  Note that this is not scientific, and some of these may be dead links.  Some of these blogs haven’t been updated in a while, but still have good information posted.  Some of these blogs aren’t really…

A Cyclical View of Organizations

Autumn is when I first landed in Beijing back in 1995, and for some reason, the September/October time frame always brings back memories of chipped teeth on candied hawthorn, blustery Siberian windstorms – and two week holidays three times a year.  In the spirit of the season, I proffer up this story. A couple of…

USB or Analog headsets on Dell Laptops?

Tony Northrup, author of the MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit described a problem with his Dell D820 laptop that anyone who owns a Dell laptop should read. To summarize, any headset plugged into the analog headset and microphone port may introduce background noise (static) that can be eliminated by using a USB headset instead. He attributes the root cause…

Shmula: Why Transformation Efforts Fail

Pete Abilla has a good series going on his blog with a look at barriers to organizational transformation.  Part 1 didn’t do much for me, but Part 2 definitely started to pique my interest. Part 1: http://www.shmula.com/1466/turnaround-and-change-management-do-not-waste-a-good-crisis Part 2: http://www.shmula.com/1510/why-transformation-efforts-fail

AppV Error 0000c800

  While installing AppV at a customer, we ran into a serious problem causing time to be eaten up. Every time we tried to connect to the AppV database through the AppV management console, we received the error “0000c800”. After reviewing logs from various places, it seemed there was an authentication issue. Most of the…

DataGeneral: Lightweight ADO.NET wrapper replacing Enterprise Library Data Access Application Block

  The DataGeneral class provides access to the most often used features of ADO.NET in a simple-to-use class boosting developer productivity. DataGeneral is lightweight for maximum performance. It employs Microsoft best practices. DataGeneral provides the best features of Enterprise Libraries Data Application block. In my experience, I like the Enterprise libraries Application Blocks to learn…