Tag Archives: solution architecture

Microsoft Canadian Colleges Exec Briefing – Microsoft Integrated Virtualization

by | February 4, 2011

Jeff Johnson, Enterprise Strategist, Microsoft  [email protected] Microsoft Integrated Virtualization With Less, Do More – looking at Business and IT – scale – enterprise to global, resources – fixed to elastic, governance – reactive and proactive, customer services – employee to self service Infrastructure Optimization How well do you manage? desktop configuration – most challenging application… Read more »

Microsoft Canadian Colleges Exec Briefing – Identity and Access Mgmt

by | February 4, 2011

Mark Wahl, Senior Program Manager/Architect, Microsoft Corporation Identity and Access Management – Business ready Security Solutions Business needs agility and flexibility and IT needs control – these needs are in competition Business Ready Security – Protections = protect everywhere, access anywhere,  Access = simplify the security experience, Management = manage compliance, integrate and extend security across the… Read more »

Microsoft Canadian Colleges Exec Briefing – Collaboration with SharePoint

by | February 4, 2011

Rob Howard, Program Manager, SharePoint, Microsoft Corporation Collaboration Futures with SharePoint Looking at the work streams in SharePoint – deliver the best productivity experience, cut costs with a unified infrastructure, rapidly respond to business needs Sites Communities Content Search Insights Composites Optimize your deployment across scenarios – On premise and hosted solutions with SharePoint Online.… Read more »

Microsoft Canadian Colleges Exec Briefing – Cloud Services for Education

by | February 2, 2011

Joshua Rice, Director of Cloud Services & Innovation, Microsoft World Wide Public Sector Technology Office Microsoft Cloud Services for Education – Early learning and next generation services Change continues to drive innovation: physics = computational power, storage, connectivity, power, sensors adoption = the internet is the fastest growing communication tool – showed lots of the… Read more »

Forrester Top 15 Technology Trends – Webinar Notes

by | January 27, 2011

Gene Leganza (@gleganza) VP and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research Inc discusses and presents on Technology Trends.  Gene used the following criteria (Impact, Newness, Complexity) to help describe the trends. In Oct 2010, Gene wrote about the Top 15 Technology Trends on his Forrester blog.  Gene published a table of the top trends here. On Jan 26,… Read more »

SGHE Summit – Project Horizon Technical Overview

by | April 27, 2010

SGHE Summit – Project Horizon Technical Overview – Bob Rullo (@bobrullo) * power in Moscone West went out just as Bob started his talk. He did a great job working through his presentation with no slides! Great job, Bob! SGHE Summit – Project Horizon Technical Overview – needs Oracle 11gR1 database, Oracle Weblogics App Server,… Read more »

SGHE Summit – Electronic Banner Access Request (eBAR) Workflow

by | April 27, 2010

Electronic Banner Access Request (eBAR) Workflow – Portland State University Replace paper form routing from Portland State University Electronic routing – replaced two paper forms with Banner Self Service online form – uses Banner Workflow to route the request Advantages of eBAR Workflows faster than paper request process can be routed to multiple users in… Read more »

Lecturing on EA @ BCIT – Rethinking my Approach

by | January 26, 2010

Tonight, I had the privilege of being a guest lecturer on Enterprise Architecture for a class at the British Columbia Institute of Technology. My colleague Brian Hosier invited me to give an overview of EA for his students. I had to do some serious chopping of my 2 hour workshop to get things down to… Read more »

Microsoft’s “New Efficiency” Campaign for Windows 7

by | October 29, 2009

I attended a half day seminar offered to IT leaders in Vancouver today by Microsoft Canada. Essentially, this was the launch of Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Exchange Server 2010 to the Vancouver market. There were about 100 people in attendance. Here is my Twitter stream from the session today … http://twitter.com/#search?q=leodesousa msft… Read more »