Building the Perfect Infrastructure–Online Conference

Minimize Management & Improve IT Services This free online conference is next week — Virtualization and Microsoft Exchange together can offer major benefits to your organization’s infrastructure; they can save you time, hassle, and money. Join experts next Tuesday on December 6th to learn about how you can implement a best practice infrastructure strategy for…

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The Case of the Installer Service Error

This case unfolds with a network administrator charged with the rollout of the Microsoft Windows Intune client software on their network. Windows Intune is a cloud service that manages systems on a corporate network, keeping their software up to date…(read more)

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Training Is About Doing, Not Just Planning To

December is a great time in the year for many reasons, but as a manager, this is the time when you work with your team to come up with their personal development plans, and in particular, training plans for the upcoming year. The question is, how do you, as a manager, proactively work with your…

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Learn More About ALM – Upcoming Webcast Series

For those of you who joined us for the AlignIT Manager Tech Talk series on Thursday, this ALM webcast series is the perfect continuation of the conversation that we had with Sam Guckenheimer. As we discussed on the show, application Lifecycle Management is about managing the lifespan of your applications with a set of processes…

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Imagine Cup Stories from 2011

These two bulletins came out earlier this year and I know the university community would find them of value so I’m sharing… The Bulletins provide a good background for an interview appearing today with Professor Gabriel Wainer where his students are vying for the 2012 Imagine Cup. Here is a link to Gabriel’s profile, research…

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The Agile Method – It’s Not Just for Software Development

Jonathan and I had the distinct pleasure last week of sitting down with Sam Guckenheimer for a chat and while the focus of our talk was applying the Agile methodology to delivering great software, it got me thinking about using the Agile method in other areas of life and work. In fact, the night before…

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Honouring our Canadian Global Computing Pioneer and Icon, Kelly Gotlieb!

I received an invitation in October to a special ceremony at the University of Victoria, where Dr. Calvin Gotlieb, is receiving his Honorary Degree on November 10 2011. I expressed my regrets to the university and to Kelly that I am unable to attend since I am chairing long-planned sessions in New York during that…

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