Common Risks During Consulting Assessments 2013 – Overview at Citrix Blogs

As fate would have it, I was thinking of forming up an article of my own about the top 10 or so things I have been seeing in my travels in the last 3 years while I was working with Citrix Consulting.  Fortunately- Andy Baker has just contributed a Citrix blog article starting a series that accomplishes just that!  So- one less thing I’ll need to worry about writing! In a nutshell, I can tell you that I absolutely concur with these findings – they…

POC vs. Pilot vs. Production | Citrix Blogs

What is a Proof Of Concept? What is  Pilot? What about Production? Scott Campbell and a few of the other Citrix Consulting Services staff and I were talking about this recently due to us seeing more and more POCs turned directly into Production, or POCs done blindly without defining success criteria and such. Midway thru a production cycle is not the time to discover that you’ve chosen the wrong delivery method for your applications! I’m not sure how he found the time to write this,…

Disable the Windows 7 / Server 2008 R2 Boot Animation

For a quick way to shave between 2-5 seconds off your overall boot time, go to a command line (Windows Key + R) -> cmd Then type in bcdedit /set bootux disabled Hit enter and reboot. Sure, you won’t have that cool scrolling line or colored window animation to indicate you’re booting (just a black screen)… but you’ll be up that much faster! You’re welcome! (of course, if you really want Windows to boot quickly, look into an SSD or REVO drive!)   HINT:  This…