My friend Michael Dortch, now an analyst with the Aberdeen Group, corrected my memory of his quote about culture versus process in his blog post here. I certainly could have mis-remembered, but we can all go to the videotape here if we want to check what he said exactly. And if you haven’t heard Michael speak, watching this presentation from the Altiris ManageFusion user conference in the spring of 2007 will introduce you to one of the smartest and funniest guys I know.
Fred Jentgen, American Marketing Manager for Intel, and Kevin Unbedacht, Sr. Manager, Strategic Alliance Channel Sales for Altiris (now a part of Symantec), discuss the continued integration of Intel\’s vPro technology hooks into Altiris/Symantec software. Improvements on the initial feature set provide more ways to manage computers without actually touching them, which saves money as companies support their users. This interview was done at the fall ManageFusion 07 convention in Orlando.
Altiris users know Dwain as one of the brain trust of the Altiris product line. At the ManageFusion 07 conference in Orlando, Dwain talks about the Symantec integration and ways to convince your management to step up to a real network management suite of products.
The ZyXEL NSA-2400 Network Attached Storage devices offers a solid chassis, a business-like attitude, and backup software for Windows clients and SQL and MS Exchange servers.
Symantec product manager Steve Fairbanks discusses improvements in their BackupExec System Restore product during the Altiris ManageFusion user conference.
Rob Boyd, co-host and managing editor for Cisco’s TechWise TV series on the Web, explains how they choose topics and prepare for shows. Rob also details changes in TechWise TV and BizWise TV for the next year
The second interview with PR expert practitioner Cheryl Snapp Conner, a follow up to the first interview here, dives into how to choose a PR person or firm, and ways to leverage your PR dollar for the most impact.