• Security Bulletins for the Regular IT Guy – Episode 16 – 5/11/2010

    Over pints Pierre Roman, Bruce Cowper and Rick Claus decided they would put together a concise and timely podcast each “Update Tuesday”. The object is to keep it simple by letting you know in plain non technical language what the updates are, what they resolve and why you should care. Have a listen directly from the embedded Silverlight player OR subscribe to the feed and download it to your iTunes...
  • Windows 7 Live Talk Webcast: Deployment Tips from Early Adopters

    There are a lot of webcasts, videocasts and resources available for those planning, piloting, deploying or managing Windows 7 at the Microsoft Springboard site.  There are case studies and stories of deployment success and while still relevant they are typically based around US customers and scenarios.  But we’ve got something totally Canadian coming your way! On May 27th 2010 we are inviting...
  • Final Wrapup Video EnergizeIT–TeamEast

    We’re back – EnergizeIT activities wrapped up last week and I finally got around to editing the final video Christian and I shot while on the road. In this one – I decided to capture what it’s like to order Tim Hortons while in Quebec as well as an impromptu wrap up commentary from John Oxley – our boss. He just happened to call while we were about 15 minutes from home to wish us well. I can honestly...
  • Simplifying App Compat

    During the recent Deployment Deep Dive on Windows 7 Community Tour there were a few questions on how best to tackle an application compatibility problem.  There are a number of ways you can go about it from new apps, to shims to virtualization.  The other day Microsoft and ChangeBASE announced a partnership that will allow you to asses and remediate application compatibility issues with Windows...