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Author: Carlos Veira Lorenzo

My name is Carlos Veira Lorenzo and I am an IT Professional with more than 15 years of experience in Technology. Over the course of these years I have taken leadership and responsibilities in diverse Technological Domains.

I always try my best combining my extensive technical background with broad business perspectives in order to transform business challenges into solutions, benefits and profits.

I maintain a parallel and independent research and development activity trying to keep myself ahead of the curve in our ever changing environment. As a result, I run and maintain several Open Source Projects that, hopefully, will be of your interest.

Mozilla on mashups

There are also interesting efforts outside the “Spectra world” ;-) on mashups. Particularly, I like Mozilla Ubiquity because of two aspects: putting the user in control with a client-side approach and the interaction experiences. It is a very young project, but very promising. Just look at the prototypes and enjoy:

 

If you want to dream on the futre Web 3.0 a little bit, look at the Aurora Concept Video:

Aurora (complete video without commentary) from Adaptive Path on Vimeo.

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Clouds, Mashups and … us…

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Last Christmas I, finally, had some time to read deeper and play around with some of the latest releases on the “virtual/cloud” world.

Playing with Office Live was a pleasant experience. Really powerful and with a different approach than the one offered by Google Docs & Spreadsheets. With the add-ins, you can share regular office documents on-line without loosing any office functionality; share a work session on-line. It is free. It worths a try.

I did notice that it is now easier to find Virtual Private Server Hosting on Windows and SharePoint Hosting services at really appealing prices. This ...

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Back from the Darkness, Back into Play…

It's been some time since my last post. Fortunately, many things have happened :). First, I had to completely reschedule my goals for the end of the year because of two new projects that appeared to be interesting: OpenSLIM and NMTools for OpenSLIM.

OpenSLIM stands for Open Simple & Lightweight Infrastructure Manager. It is a Lightweight CMDB with certain Program Management capabilities that may be useful for those who work on the IT Service Management space. We will talk about the vision, target and particular orientation this tool has on later posts :).

NMTools for OpenSLIM are a ...

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