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30 Day Blog Challenge Complete

Having completed another 30 posts in 30 days blog challenge in August/September, I decided well in advance of November that I would do another 30 day challenge as my own way of kind participating in NaNoWriMo – or National Novel Writing … Continue reading

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Amazon Fire TV Stick: First Impressions

I have a bit of a fascination with streaming video gadgets. That’s partly due to me being a geek, but more practically related to the fact that we cut the cable/satellite cord in our household in April of 2011. We … Continue reading

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Zoom: Early Deployment Data

This post will serve as a quick update on our first couple of months worth of deployment data for our Zoom video conferencing service. I explained our decision to move to a cloud-based system in general and our choice of … Continue reading

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Visit to UTC for SCCM Overview

One of the major projects on my plate right now is the design and implementation of System Center Configuration Manager. We’ll be piloting it on campus first, with the goal of eventually extending its use to manage computers and devices … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Options Open: Always a Good Thing

I took and passed the Citrix 1Y0-300 exam today. That fulfills the upgrade path requirement to convert my Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer (CCEE) certification to the new Citrix Certified Professional – Virtualization (CCP-V) certification. My current role doesn’t even involve … Continue reading

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Cloud Services with Little or No Support: A Recipe for Frustration

IT in higher education is often always asked to do more with less. That’s doubly true at the departmental or college level, outside of the typically better-funded centralized IT organizations. I’ve worked in both, and while today I sometimes feel like I’m asked … Continue reading

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iPad Air 2: Conference Experiment Results

I set out this week to use my new iPad Air 2 as my only computer at a professional development conference. So for four days, with the exception of a couple of minutes tweaking a table in my PowerPoint presentation, … Continue reading

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