Enterprise Monitoring

Posted Posted in Development, Information Technology, User Experience

At Quest Software, I was a software development manager and co-architect of vFoglight. My team designed the Dell vFoglight User Interface. As part of my work on vFoglight, I was issued a patent for Intelligent monitoring of virtualized systems. The patent relates to monitoring system performance of virtual machine(s) in the context of the overall performance of the physical server(s) and the environment in which the virtual machine(s) are running. For instance, the monitoring system can track performance metrics over a determined period of time to view changes to the allocation of resources to virtual machines and their location(s) on physical platforms. […]

Why Phasmid?

Posted Posted in Business Process Management, Consulting, Development, Enterprise Content Management, General, Information Technology, Product Management, User Experience

Our blog shows a sampling of projects we have worked on, as well as topics important to the clients we support. If you find the information useful and have a need for design, consulting or custom software development, Hire Phasmid today. Phasmid specializes in: Business Process Automation Critical Content Management Enterprise Class Solutions Interactive User Experience Design Custom Software Development If you are curious, the name Phasmid comes from the group of insects the blend seamlessly into their environment. Members are variously known as walking sticks, ghost insects and leaf insects. Their natural camouflage makes them difficult to detect. Likewise, […]

Improving SharePoint Adoption

Posted Posted in Business Process Management, Consulting, Information Technology, User Experience

I have another new blog post at KnowledgeLake – Improving SharePoint Adoption Jonathan Collins at memeburn wrote a new blog post – 7 Top tips for getting your company rolling with Microsoft SharePoint.  In my mind, the first 3 points are key to a successful SharePoint implementation – 1. Top down support Every SharePoint implementation requires support from the head honchoes. Their support is essential and must continue once SharePoint is live. Leaders need to walk the talk and lead by example and the organisations executive needs to use SharePoint in a very visible way. 2. Get buy-in from businessSharePoint […]

Importance of Context (Or the OREO Cookie Conundrum)

Posted Posted in Enterprise Content Management, Information Technology, User Experience

I have another new blog post at KnowledgeLake – Importance of Context (Or the OREO Cookie Conundrum) Daniel Antion, Vice President Information Services at American Nuclear Insurers has  a great new blog post at AIIM on The Importance of Context. He starts with a cute anecdote: If I told you that when my daughter was very young, I once let her drink from a glass that had been contaminated with a grainy black particulate matter, you might think I was nuts. If I added that it was a glass of milk, and the particulate matter was OREO Cookie crumbs, you would […]