Article archive for 2007 – Page 3

Sunday, July 1, 2007

Dilbert Meets Alice (as in Alice in Wonderland)

We just finished the full edit of this article. It must have taken us three or four times longer than it normally takes because we just couldn’t stop laughing. This may be the funniest article we’ve ever run. And it’s so, sadly, so true for us all.

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Sunday, July 1, 2007

Domino servers and Windows domain controllers don’t play well together

Want to run Domino on a Windows domain controller? Don’t. In this helpful article, Nancy Hand explains why it would be a very baaaaad idea.

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Friday, June 1, 2007

The White House email controversy: why does Karl Rove keep losing his BlackBerry?

Karl Rove, Senior Advisor to the President of the United States, is one of the most powerful people in Washington. He conducts a vast amount of political and official business via his BlackBerry. He also apparently regularly loses his BlackBerry. Why do we here at ZATZ have this scoop when everyone else missed it? Read our special report to learn what else is disturbing about White House email in this latest article of our special report series.

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Friday, June 1, 2007

The White House email controversy: help us find those missing messages

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been talking a lot about the problems with email at the White House and what’s broken. We’ve talked very little about possible solutions to the problem. Between our OutlookPower and DominoPower magazines, we probably reach more active Notes/Domino and Outlook/Exchange experts than any other organization. In this article, we’re calling on you, asking for your help in coming up with some possible solutions to the many problems we’ve uncovered.

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Friday, June 1, 2007

The White House email controversy: migrating from Notes to Outlook

We continue our analysis of the White House email controversy by looking at the what might have happened to the alleged 5 million missing messages. A key factor may have been a migration from Lotus Notes to Microsoft Outlook in 2002 or 2003. Read this article for our technical analysis and to learn about some of the freaky questions we’ve turned up in the process.

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Friday, June 1, 2007

Four years later: are Ytria’s tools still pretty good?

Four years ago, Benoit Dubuc did a review of Ytria’s developer tools. Since then, the nice folks at Ytria have been after Senior Technical Editor Mick Moignard to take another look. Benoit liked what he saw back in 2003, but four years is a long time in the tech world. Will Ytria’s toolset stand up to the test of time? You’ll have to read Mick’s review to find out.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2007

The White House email controversy: can email messages just disappear?

We continue our analysis of the White House email controversy by looking at the what might have happened to the alleged 5 million missing messages. In this article, we’re going to look at how many messages may be missing and then deconstruct some of the damning statements made by the loyal opposition. Don’t worry, though. While this week it’ll look like we’re mostly picking on the Democrats, fear not. Next week, we’ll be asking tough questions of the White House about why they chose to migrate email systems in the middle of a build-up to war.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2007

The White House email controversy: an archiving plan only FEMA could love

We continue our exploration into the missing White House emails we’ve all been hearing about. Aren’t these emails archived? How do they manage their mail flow? Do they have an archiving system? For that, we turn to the White House itself. In this article, we’ll learn what White House spokesfolk Dana Perino and Tony Snow have been saying about the topic. After listening to them and reading the transcripts of press briefings in-depth, we’ve got with even more questions than we started with. And the shakes.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2007

The White House email controversy: the nightmare scenario

Since we’ve been following the path of the GWB43.COM domain name through SMARTech, and we know that Karl Rove and 21 other White House officials, abiding by the Hatch Act, run political email through GWB43.COM and SMARTech, we thought it best to look at the national security implications of this practice. In this article, we’ll also look at questions of BlackBerry security with a security expert and the nightmare scenario compliance with the Hatch Act might inadvertently cause.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2007

The White House email controversy: a detour into mob journalism

We continue our technical analysis of the White House missing email controversy. Earlier, we learned that the President’s staff uses at least two domains for email: EOP.GOV for official business and GWB43.COM for political business. Last week, we explored GWB43.COM for clues into the White House email infrastructure and came up with some disturbing questions. This week, we take a strange detour into mob journalism as we continue to dig for the truth.

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