Category Archives: Technology

Fitbit versus Microsoft: Charge versus Band 2


I’m somewhat of a geek, so the notion of wearing a device that provides data about exercise seemed like a good thing, if only because it would help me convince myself that exercise is something that needs to be fitted … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest – September 2015


September 2015 included a visit to Las Vegas for IT/DEV Connections, a conference that I value greatly because of the quality of the speakers, the content, and the audience. One of the things that happened this year is that the agenda … Continue reading

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Ignite 2015 wrap-up: Very much a V1.0 product


I’m just back from the Microsoft Ignite conference in Chicago. With over 23,000 people attending, it was a huge event and the central concourse reminded me of a very busy railway station from time to time. Microsoft has announced that … Continue reading

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Ignite sessions and after-hours events


Microsoft’s Ignite conference takes place in Chicago from May 4-8. I will be presenting twice. During the first session, I’ll examine the path taken to move workload from Exchange on-premises deployments to Office 365, including a discussion about the bumps … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest March 2015


March 2015 was a busy month, if only because I was heads-down writing content for the “Office 365 for Exchange Professionals” eBook that is scheduled for launch at Microsoft Ignite in Chicago next month. At this point it’s a matter … Continue reading

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A year with a Fitbit Flex


I have been using a Fitbit Flex for a year. Well, I should say that I have used two Fitbit Flex in the last year, mostly because I lost one while collecting a hire car soon after starting to use this … Continue reading

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Should we spend less time discussing software bugs?


Is there a vague possibility that the technical community spends too much time complaining about software bugs? This rather startling proposition came up during a discussion with Paul Cunningham, of ExchangeServerPro fame. Paul remarked that we seem to spend a … Continue reading

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