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About golasalle

Gadget Geek, SAP Mentor, computer nerd, SME in Business Intelligence and Halo/MW2 player. Also a ProBoard Firefighter 2 and Fire Police Captain. Can you say dichotomy?

On the way to…ASUG Annual Conference/Sapphire 2017

This installment of ‘On the way to…’ is brought to you by- my house! I’ve decided to get this entry out to my blog earlier than the usual ‘day of traveling’ edition. (But I will post the usual SCN version … Continue reading

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Community BI Learning at ASUG Annual Conference/Sapphire 2017

One of the best things about heading to Orlando are the networking opportunities. The sessions and keynotes are great, and the show floor can really help you find the right product or partner to accelerate your business. But one constant … Continue reading

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MacBook Pro 13 w/Touch Bar: First Impressions

Noticeable things coming from using a MacBook Air 11: Keep hitting the ESC key, as that’s where my pinky would normally sit. I need to get used to the MUCH larger trackpad.  Definitely had to change typing position of my … Continue reading

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Chromebook: One Month Later

We’re one month+ of my last Chromebook blog and I’ve had a chance to use it in a variety of different situations, including: Travelling Companion Coffee Shop/Mobile Work TV ‘second screen’ My verdict? Not bad! But I wouldn’t give up … Continue reading

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Brave New World? My Chromebook first impressions

After a whole lot of research and investigation, I finally decided to recommend a Chromebook for my mother’s next computer.  All she really does is browse the internet.  Video chatting?  By the time her old Celeron powered Microsoft Vista ‘laptop’ booted up, … Continue reading

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Home Cloud Providers…My take

My friend John Appleby penned a post on his blog (People, Process & Technology), waxing poetic about the different cloud providers he was using at home and his thoughts on how they were working out.  I started to write a … Continue reading

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Network of Truth? One Version of the Truth? YOU CAN’T HANDLE THE TRUTH!

The gents over at the Diversified Semantic Layer (Greg Myers, Jamie Oswald and Eric Vallo) podcast had themselves a spirited discussion around SAP Analytics latest mantra, ‘The Network of Truth’. Make sure to check out the show notes over on … Continue reading

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