A Look into data privacy in the cloud computing world

Leonard Chung, CEO of Syncplicity.com, discusses issues around web privacy and data protection laws his company deals with in the world of online storage.  Leonard and I dive deep into legal world of privacy statements what these types of documents actually mean for the industry.   Leonard Chung, President & CEO Leonard is an experienced…

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ActiveSynching Between Exchange Server 2007 and Windows Mobile 6

Adrian Beasley General Inspired by recent TechNet sessions and User Group meetings, where I heard expounded the wonders of Windows Mobile 6, and its close integration with Exchange Server 2007, I bought a top-of-the range mobile phone, an HTC TyTN11, (specifically because it ran WM6,) and entered into a contract (something to do with a…

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Business Intelligence and the importance of users

It’s about time there were a few business intelligence posts on Industry Insiders so I am pleased to get an article about the Microsoft BI and the importance of users in form Jennifer Stirrup from Aspective – a Vodafone company. Jennifer has over ten years experience in working with SQL Server, and has specialised in…

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Microsoft BI and the importance of users

Recently, I took part in a discussion, where a number of people were debating the need to have a business representative or business-focused Project Manager involved in the design stages of a data warehouse. My own view is that business users should have input at every stage of the development. User buy-in is absolutely critical…

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A General Defence Against Injection Attacks on Websites

By Adrian J. Beasley The usual range of IT Security techniques is of little use against injection attacks. They can mitigate some of the effects of such attacks by, for example, setting proper permissions on resources, and ensuring that access from websites is under a user with the appropriate least level of privilege. But ultimately…

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Introduction to SCORM and SharePoint Learning Kit

SharePoint has been a phenominal success as a product for Microsoft.  It has successfully penetrated almost every industry as collaboration & portal platform.  SharePoint’s role in the enrichment of secondary education has been particularly strong.  Read this article titled, “Introduction to SCORM and SharePoint Learning Kit” from Alex Pearce, Network Manager of Hillcrest School in Birmingham.  Thank you…

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Introduction to SCORM and SharePoint Learning Kit (SLK)

SharePoint Learning Kit also known as SLK is a delivery tool for SCORM compliant documents.  Certificated as a SCORM 2004 deliverly tool, SLK will turn a SCORM compatible file and deliver it to a user and track their progress. What is SCORM? SCORM which stands for ‘Sharable Content Object Reference Model’ is a standard for…

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Windows Server 2008 Protection from Accidental Deletion

By Richard Siddaway, Microsoft Practice Leader, Centiq Ltd With each new version of the Windows Server Operating System there are new possibilities for automation to help make the administrator’s job easier.  Automation brings increased efficiencies but also brings the possibility of bigger mistakes.  Additionally no amount of automation can protect us against human error.  This…

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The Scoop on OCS and Live Meeting Features

Thanks to Chris Dalby of Yellow Park for this contributing piece breaking down the great new enhancements made to OCS and Live Meeting!  The article can be found here.

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