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March, 2006

  • MBSA 1.2 Lives on

    CNET reports today that MBSA 1.2.1 will not be retired today as previously announced. The most current version of MBSA is 2.0 , but there are core technology and functionality differences between the two versions, and some customers gave feedback they...
  • Handy Tip - New Web Query in Excel

    A colleague passed on this tip - very handy. I came across a web page that showed a list of folks that were involved in a particular project. Hey, I thought, I need to invite all those folks to get involved in my project. Hrmm, how am I gonna get all...
  • WMI Diagnosis Scripty

    Here is a nifty IT Pro script for your diagnostic toolbox: The WMI Diagnosis Utility . WMIDiag.vbs is a VBScript script designed to help you ascertain the current state of the WMI service on a computer. The download package includes the utility itself...
  • Monad B3

    Signed up for Monad today through connect.microsoft.com to see wha the process is like. Interesting data point: Others who downloaded Windows "Monad" Shell Beta 3 Documentation Pack also downloaded: Windows "Monad" Shell Beta 3.1 (for .NET Framework...
  • Scriptolicious

    OK, so weeks now I've been touting the TechNet Script Center and its scriptolicious user-sumbitted scripts . Hello?? Is this thing on? Every monday is new script day. You get nifty useful scripts like: Search AD for a User with a Specified Employee...
  • Measuring Customer-centricity

    We are all customer-centeric now, right? Well, just how much, in what areas? How are we measuring it? This article quotes Dr. Jay Galbraith on some things to measure. Ian Percy sums it nicely: OLD WAY Organize by product units Focus on profitable...
  • IT Administrator Scripting Help

    Do you manage your IT environment with scripts? Here are some new resources to help: Windows "Monad" Shell Beta 3.1 (for .NET Framework 2.0 RTM) x86 Windows "Monad" Shell is a new interactive command-line and task-based scripting technology in Windows...
  • ISA BPA

    The IS A Server Best Practices Analyzer tool checks your config including that administration COM objects, WMI classes, the system registry, files on disk, and DNS settings, for best practice settings. Run the BPA reports and avoid common configuration...
  • WDS Update Live in the DLC

    Windows Desktop Search (WDS) 2.6.5 beta helps you find virtually anything on your PC or your networked drives including e-mail messages, calendar appointments, documents, and more. What is the role of WDS in IT Pro information management? Is this the...
  • ITIL-MOF Bookmarks

    Thanks to Kyle and Tom: IT Service Management American Strategic Management Institute - http://www.managementweb.org/ balanced scorecard collaborative - http://www.bscol.com/ Balanced Scorecard - http://www.rocketsoftware.com/portfolio/epm...