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On the next Manager Tech Talk: De-Risking Your Windows Deployment
With any big change to your IT infrastructure comes risk, but of course you’re hoping that the rewards will out weigh those risks. In fact, you’re doing more than just hoping – you’re planning, strategizing, and putting your organization in a good position to mitigate those risks. Deploying a new operating...
5 Jan 2012
Ryan Storgaard, Award Winning Director of Technical Evangelism, Microsoft Canada
Ryan has a considerable history of success and incredible background to bring to the broad IT community and to his leadership roles. He rare accomplishments include the Microsoft Chairman’s Award and the Microsoft Circle of Excellence Award plus leading key initiatives. Have a good look at his...
29 Aug 2011
New math for Windows 7 deployments using automation and self service
This is a guest blog post written by Dave Kawula , a Senior Consultant with 1E . Dave was the guest on our January episode of the AlignIT Manager Tech Talk where we talked about how IT managers can take the risk out of their Windows 7 deployment projects. Below Dave details cost savings that can be claimed...
9 Feb 2012
Considering a Windows 7 deployment? Get the right tools to rationalize your applications before you start.
This is a guest blog post written by Dave Kawula , a Senior Consultant with 1E . Dave was the guest on our January episode of the AlignIT Manager Tech Talk where we talked about how IT managers can take the risk out of their Windows 7 deployment projects. Here Dave outlines a key strategy to employ at...
8 Feb 2012
AlignIT Manager Tech Talk #3 – Planning Your Windows Roadmap
A little while ago I posted about the new series that we’ve started – the Manager Tech Talk Video series. We broadcast each episode live on the 2nd Thursday of the month and record it for on-demand access later. I take the audio and use it to create an episode for our long standing IT Manager Podcast...
21 Oct 2011
10 questions to help you plan your Windows deployment
The final support date for Windows XP is just 840 days away and while that might seem like a long time, you and I both know that April 8, 2014 will come all too soon for some companies who are still reluctant to make the move. If you’re still on Windows XP and are planning to rollout Windows...
19 Dec 2011
AlignIT Manager Tech Talk #8: De-risking Your Windows Deployment
With any big change to your IT infrastructure comes risk, but of course you're hoping that the rewards will out weigh those risks. In fact, you're doing more than just hoping – you're planning, strategizing, and putting your organization in a good position to mitigate those risks. Deploying a new operating...
3 Feb 2012
Please…Not Another Desktop Deployment!
I recently asked folks on Linkedin what desktop operating systems their companies were using and was surprised to find out that many organizations were still standardizing on Windows XP SP3. But then again, I shouldn’t have been so surprised – I’ve been a part of many desktop deployment projects and...
12 Sep 2011
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