April 2013 Entries

Living without a laptop

Due to my job change, I'm getting the "opportunity" to re-evaluate my computing needs at home. This is because I've had a company laptop since I first started consulting back in 2004. Most recently, I had an awesome laptop from work (Cardinal Solutions). It was a Dell Precision M6400 (I think) with an Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB RAM, a separate video card, two SSDs for storage, and a 15in screen with a high resolution (I think it was 1080p or better). All of this power was needed when I was running ......

My own March madness

This past March was a big one for me professionally. I spoke at two SharePoint Saturdays, Charlotte and Richmond, I had a huge migration project that was completed (mostly) which involved late nights and one weekend. To cap it all off, I accepted a full time position with the client I've been consulting with for sixteen months – the Carolinas HealthCare System. I started this week as their SharePoint Architect. First, I want to talk about my experience speaking at SharePoint Saturday – in short, ......