Category Archives: MOF

Thoughts On Complexity

Everyone knows that computer systems are increasingly complex, and that it’s important to manage that complexity through effective documentation, change control procedures and so on. But usually people (well, people like me, anyway) think of this complexity “in the large,” … Continue reading

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A Little More On Risk

When you read the title of this post, please be certain to focus on the phonetics and not the spelling of the title. With me? Ok, let’s proceed. Risk management is pretty simple when you think about it. Microsoft has … Continue reading

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More MOF Quotes

In the Microsoft Operations Framework class I’m taking this week, we were talking about the MOF Risk Management Discipline[1] and there was another quote that made me smile: “If everyone owns it, no one owns it” And there was another … Continue reading

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Clear Eye for the KPI Guy

I’m attending a Microsoft Operations Framework class this week[1] and the instructor[2] had a great quote today: If your KPIs are always green, or if your KPIs are always red, then you’re measuring the wrong thing. Now he didn’t actually … Continue reading

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