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  • Testing from HP Touchpad

    Testing from HP Touchpad
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    Yellowstone, Oct 2011.  Midway Basin
    Posted December 18, 2011.
  • Posted October 21, 2010.
  • Weekly Update 2008-04-25

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    This week’s topics include: Internet 2 conference notes; extension of Gigabit network service off campus with the Burlington regional fiber ring; EPSCoR RFI distributed; Windows PC vendor evaluation progress. Good Morning, All, I spent Monday through Wednesday of this last week at the Internet 2 conference in Arlington, VA. The PDF of my trip report [...]
    Posted April 28, 2008.
  • Weekly Update 2008-04-18

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    This week’s topics include: Board BFI meeting; CTSA review of the FAHC Prism project; Senate presentation on portal; Ohio Telehealth videoconference; Educause IdM webinar; VP Gower’s resignation. !–more– Good Morning, All, Well, the week started off with the Board Budget & Finance Committee meeting on Monday morning. I was there for a bit of…[Read more]
    Posted April 28, 2008.
  • Weekly Update 2008-04-11

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    This week’s topics include EPSCoR and RFI; identity management (IdM); VITL sustainability plan; VMWare president’s visit. Good Morning, All, Here’s summary of things I worked on last week and some background on a couple of longer-term efforts underway. Last week I wrote about EPSCoR, a federal funding agency that works in conjunction with NSF, NIH, [...]
    Posted April 28, 2008.
  • Weekly update 2008-04-04

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    Topics include: Restarting weekly updates; EPSCoR cyberinfrastructure planning; Senior leadership visit to Tech Park; New England Telehealth Consortium; visit with St. Michael’s College Good Afternoon, All, I’ve written this apology a hundred times in my mind — time to get it on “paper”. I last wrote one of these weekly updates on August 4, 2006. [...]
    Posted April 07, 2008.
  • Weekly update 2006-08-04

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    Topics include: Catalyst integration, BPRT, Hyperion planning, divisional reorganization Good Morning, All, It’s been eight weeks since I’ve gotten one of these out, not for lack of news but for lack of time and closure. I’ll try to go back and fill in some (the week I was teaching will be real easy!). But there [...]
    Posted April 07, 2008.
  • Weekly update 2006-06-09

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    This week: Regional Network budget modeling, end-of-year expenditure delay, CATalyst fault-tolerance testing, Dell contract pricing, VACC Director interviews, University Policy web site review, policy on email as a standard method for communicating with students, F&A division reorganization !–more– It was a quiet week in Lake Woebegon. I spent a…[Read more]
    Posted June 10, 2006.
  • Weekly update 2006-05-19

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    This week: web site redesign consultant, regional network proposal, Board meeting, increased funding for CATalyst, (re)integration of CATalyst and campus staff !–more– Given the sporadic schedule on which I get these out, I should label them “occasional update” rather than “weekly update”! Early in the week, I participated in a couple of…[Read more]
    Posted May 19, 2006.
  • Weekly update 2006-05-12

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    This week: IBM tour, Board meeting planning and project proposals, Regional Network, F&A divisional reorganization, divisional cell phone policy, VCET/PIEMatrix presentation !–more– On Monday, a group of us took a site visit at the IBM-Essex Junction facility. We got an overview of what the “fab” plant does (makes chips, mostly), how large it is…[Read more]
    Posted May 12, 2006.
  • Weekly update 2006-05-05

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    This week: Facilities systems, Vermont State CIO visit, Hyperion demonstration, Sunguard Banner review, CIT space tour, VACC Director search I will try to catch up with weeks I’ve missed, but so I don’t get further behind, here’s what I was doing last week. I spent some time, in several meetings during the week, understanding how [...]
    Posted May 05, 2006.
  • Weekly update 2006-04-07

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    This week: CATalog, CATalyst HR goes live, Incident Response Team, Moved Into Our House … I’m mindful that I haven’t send updates for a couple of weeks now, and I intend to go back and fill in the blanks. But meanwhile, I wanted to not get yet another week behind. So here’s a quick summary [...]
    Posted April 07, 2006.
  • Weekly update 2006-03-17

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    This week: Provost interviews, Dell meeting, CATalog presentations, Rave Wireless, F&A strategic planning, WebCT/Blackboard merger !–more– Good Morning, All, … and belated Happy St. Patrick’s day, and happy Spring (as of 1:38 or so). Interestingly, no meetings with individual staff this past week. I’m not done, yet, but there were no meetings…[Read more]
    Posted March 17, 2006.
  • Weekly update 2006-03-03

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    This week: Tech Park site, Giraffe upgrade, Depot/Davis Center proposal Staff Meetings I continued interviewing individual staff members last week and met with another 10 staff. I have a few remaining staff to meet with, but I’m beginning to schedule meetings with clients and client offices at this point. Again, a number of good suggestions [...]
    Posted March 04, 2006.
  • Weekly update 2006-02-24

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    This week: computer room planning, Provost interviews, staff interviews, CATalog !–more– I think most of the activities last week were continuations of ongoing work, but here’s a quick summary. Staff Interviews I completed 12 more staff interviews, and I’ll be close to finishing up this week. I’m starting to interview key clients and learn…[Read more]
    Posted February 24, 2006.
  • Weekly update 2006-02-17

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    This week: Staff interviews, Tech Park, CATalog review, CTSA planning Staff Reviews I interviewed 15 CIT staff this week. One more week of intense meetings and I will have met with almost all of the CIT and CATalyst staff. I will be meeting with some of the distributed IT staff the following week (already have met [...]
    Posted February 18, 2006.
  • Weekly update 2006-02-10

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    This week: Move from San Diego, staff interviews, Tech Park, Board meeting, space planning, CATalyst I’ll post updates, hopefully weekly, of my activities so that CIT staff are aware of projects underway, plans being discussed, and my priorities. Personal Karen and I finished our last drive from San Diego on Monday. Left her with her daughters [...]
    Posted February 10, 2006.