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I’m Cranking Out My Four Catalyst Presentations

by Guy Creese  |  June 20, 2012  |  Comments Off

Although Gartner’s Catalyst Conference isn’t until August 20th, our presentations are due to Editing within the next several weeks. So I’m putting the finishing touches on mine. I’ll be giving four: two on my own, and two in concert with Bill Pray. The four are: How to Pick the Right Mobile File Sync Solution: This […]

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Microsoft + Yammer = ?

by Guy Creese  |  June 15, 2012  |  2 Comments

For the past several days, rumors have been swirling around that Microsoft is about to buy Yammer. The Wall Street Journal is saying it’s a done deal, although neither Microsoft nor Yammer has made an official announcement. If this acquisition does come to pass, it will be interesting to see how it plays out. Microsoft […]


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When the Internet Is More Real Than Reality

by Guy Creese  |  June 14, 2012  |  Comments Off

I had a bureaucratic adventure today — I went to the local Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles to renew my license. I’d been there two days before to pick up the paperwork, and had asked the greeter, “So what time does the Registry open?” “9 AM.” I got there at 8:50 today, waited around with […]

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