Monthly Archives: January 2013

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Written on Jan, 22, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

As I look forward into 2013 and beyond, I would recommend that your business evaluate whether it’s time to create a private cloud.  What is a private cloud?  NIST Special Publication 800-145 defines a private cloud as: Private cloud. The cloud infrastructure is provisioned for exclusive use by a single organization comprising multiple consumers (e.g., business units). It may be …

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Written on Jan, 19, 2013 by in | 1 Comment.

[Cross-posted from blog.davemdavis.net] Recently, Rocky Lhotka wrote a blog post call Cost to enable side-loading on a Windows 8 device. In this post he breaks down the cost to side load a one a Modern UI Application (formally known as Metro) on to a Windows 8 device. He starts out by showing each SKU’s side-loading capabilities : Domain Joined Non-Domain …

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Written on Jan, 18, 2013 by in , , | Leave a comment

Sadie Van Buren will present at the first Women in SharePoint Boston Chapter meeting on Tuesday, February 12, from 6-7:30 pm at MeadHall in Cambridge, MA. The group’s purpose is to connect the many women in the New England area currently working with SharePoint. The group is also intended to build the SharePoint community alongside the other local SharePoint groups …

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Written on Jan, 08, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

[Cross-posted from blog.davemdavis.net] In my last post, Modern Enterprise Applications, I started to look at what it takes to build a modern enterprise application.  Technological advances have added complexities to building enterprise applications.  The expectations of enterprise users have changed. They expect to be able to use their mobile device to be more productive. They want to have access to …

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Written on Jan, 04, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

[Cross-posted from blog.davemdavis.net] Each day technology advances, the definition of an enterprise application changes.  In the olden days enterprise applications would be installed on a user’s machine with possibly some backend services for aggregating data. These applications had to be reliable and robust.  Not much stock was put into the user experience.  There would be applications for resource management, asset …

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Written on Jan, 02, 2013 by in , | Leave a comment

Big Data is forcing business executives to ask a new set of  questions, such as: •What’s the social sentiment for my brand or products? •How do I optimize my fleet based on weather and traffic patterns? •How do I better predict future outcomes? Join us for answers on January 17, 2013, at the Cambridge MTC.  Email bluemetal [at] bluemetal.com to …

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