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November 2, 2015

SQL Server 2005 End of Support: Now What?

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On April 12, 2016 Microsoft will end extended support for SQL Server 2005.  This means no more bug fixes, no patches and no support. On April 13, CIO’s everywhere will come to their DBA’s desk, eyes bulging in panic, when they realize this lack of support puts them out of… Read More


August 20, 2015

Five Must Do’s For Creating an Effective Information Architecture

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This is the last article in the series focusing on Information Architecture. The first article briefly described what Information Architecture (IA) is and the second article in the series touched on why IA is important. Today, I want to provide you with a high level overview of how to create an Information Architecture. Entire… Read More


August 13, 2015

Information Architecture – Why Should I Care?

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In the world of collaboration portals, intranets and digital workplaces, the phrase Information Architecture (IA) can sometimes get used haphazardly and the true definition and more importantly…the real value in IA gets lost in obscurity. People have heard the term and likely have used it in conversation…but the definition can… Read More


August 6, 2015

Information Architecture – what is it?

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Continuing our series on User Experience, (UX) this post will explore the concept of Information Architecture – what it is and how it is a necessary component of good UX design. For what it’s worth, the term “information architect” is credited to Richard Saul Wurman and dates back to 1976.  Once… Read More


July 22, 2015

Microsoft #WPC15 – Top 5 Takeaways

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As a first time attendee of Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference in Orlando last week, I was interested to see how the opening keynote would set the tone for the week – here are my top five observations: UNDERSTANDING THE KEYNOTE’S IMPACT BEFORE ANYONE SPEAKS You realize the keynote is an… Read More