1. Network Management – The Art of Enterprise Monitoring

    “That which is not monitored is not managed.” – A wise System Administrator

    MonitorFailure is a part of life. This is especially true in the world of IT. It is not a question of if, but when. The key to successful enterprise management is to know when things fail.… Read the rest

  2. Happy Thanksgiving From Navstar

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  3. Gov 2.0 Takes Two Steps Forward and One Step Back

    I started following the saga of the missing blog via Diplopundit, so I’ll link to her post Best Consular Blog. Dead, So Very Dead calling the case closed. I’m reposting a lot of it below.

    The consular blog “The Consuls’ Files,” by Madam le Consul went missing from the blogosphere 30 days ago today.

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  4. What is Enterprise Architecture?

    I typically try to avoid “buzz” terms like Enterprise Architecture, but sometimes you just need a term. This is one such case. It is either use a term, or paragraphs of explanations. This is intended to be the paragraphs to define the term, Enterprise Architecture.… Read the rest

  5. 8 Social Media Predictions for 2010

    1. Boring business names.
    “twitter merges with plurk to form plitter, which is purchased by facebook (which breaks it) and renamed plitterface, at which point google creates an Open Source API app that adds digg to your plitterface, creating piglitterface.” – Overheard in Second Life

    This may seem trivial, but company names and product names will start to get more serious and traditional as the more staid elements of the economy (government, financial sector, etc) look for social media partners/providers.… Read the rest

  6. The Future of Web 2.0 and Social Media

    Recently I was asked, among other leaders in the Social Media space about my predictions for 2010 in Social Media for a piece on ZDNet. I took to the task with a spin on Government 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 as my personal loves within the use of Social Media.… Read the rest

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