green-IT dreams

May 20th, 2010 No comments »

The day before yesterday I couldn’t really sleep well – Somehow I was still thinking about green-IT stuff. So I got up, took my iPad and started sketching down my thoughts. In that nightly sketching session the following pictures were created:

green IT overviewgreen data centergreen desktops

And as you can see: Sketching on the iPad goes very fast but it isn’t that easy to make it look nice ;-)

PS: I was using Adobe Ideas…

greener IT infrastructure

May 17th, 2010 No comments »

In the last weeks I was thinking and researching about green IT very often. That’s why I’ve decided to create a new page dedicated to green IT. On that page you can find actual green IT news (fetched from Google News), other green IT resources, a green IT baseline calculator and my actual thoughts about green IT.

Happy reading!

how to use teambox for project management…

May 1st, 2010 3 comments »

In the last weeks I was looking for an open source web based project management tool and I’ve found teambox.com – A very good pm-tool with twitter like communication functions that can be installed on your own server :)

In this article I wanna show, how to use teambox for management of an IT infrastructure project. Therefor I’ve created an example project which is called “application delivery infrastructure” which goal it is to implement Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop and Access Gateway with Provisioning Server and XenServer – A real IT infrastructure project ;-)

OK, before we speak about project management, we have to define what we wanna manage. In theory project management includes the following dimensions:

  • requirements (or goals) management
  • problem management
  • tasks/time management
  • ressource management

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