More than 30,000 users with multiple email systems, not enough bandwidth or storage, obsolete PCs, thousands of Lotus Notes applications, multiple operating systems, and a giant headache for both Royal Mails IT department and its system integrator CSC.
To sort out the problem, Royal Mail devised a plan that would either be brilliant or career-ending: it was going to move all its users to the cloud in a matter of weeks.
IamLUG Presentation: Choosing a Mobile Device Management Solution
Fri, May 17th 2013 11:50a Gregg Eldred Better late than never, I usually say.
As promised to several delegates, here is the presentation Barb and I gave on choosing a mobile device management (MDM) solution at IamLUG. The Mobile IT Scorecard is an Excel spreadsheet that may help you weight features and determine the proper MDM for your organization.
Choosing a MDM presentation
Mobile IT Scorecard [read] Keywords: mobile
Cringely: The Decline and Fall of IBM
Mon, Apr 29th 2013 1:30p Gregg Eldred The rumor I’ve heard is that IBM, which not long ago changed its 401K contribution policy to push what had been a biweekly payment into an annual one right at the end of the year, may have decided this year (and in the future?) not to make any 401K contribution at all. Since IBM’s U.S. employees can divert up to eight percent of their gross compensation into the 401K and IBM has traditionally made a comparable matching payment, this possible change in compensation policy could save the compa [read] Keywords: ibm
What is This?
Thu, Apr 18th 2013 12:35p Gregg Eldred I would venture to say that if you are over a certain age, you don’t know what this is, let alone, what function it serves.
Care to guess? And while you’re at it, get off my lawn. [read] Keywords:
CNBC: 25 of the Most Outrageous Interview Questions
Wed, Mar 27th 2013 7:50p Gregg Eldred I don’t think “outrageous” is the proper adjective, but the questions listed will make interviewing someone much more enjoyable than the usual ones you throw at the candidates. And they may reveal more about the candidate then your standard questions.
“What song best describes your work ethic?”
That question was asked at Dell (DELL) for a consumer sales job.
“‘Under Pressure’ by Queen!” Lachapelle said.
“‘I’m a Rolling Ston [read] Keywords:
Open Mic Webcast: IBM Notes Domino 9 Social Edition New Features – 3 April 2013
Wed, Mar 27th 2013 7:40p Gregg Eldred Wow, just a few weeks after the release of Notes/Domino 9. That is progress.
This event will be held Wednesday, 3 April 2013 at 11:00 AM EDT (15:00 UTC, or GMT -4), for 60 minutes. After a presentation, you will have the opportunity to ask questions directly of IBM Developers and Support Engineers. See more details below. (Note: To view this information online, go to http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27038015
When Date: 3 April 2013
Time: 11:00 AM EDT (15:00 UTC, or GMT -4 [read] Keywords: domino