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Archive for December 2008

Episode 30 – The State of the IT Industry Part 2

This week we are going to talk with a computer consultant in Oregon, discuss how the current economic situation has affected his company and ask him where he thinks his business is headed. Part 2 of a 4 part series.

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Intro 1:17
Billboard :34

News and Comment segment 5:19
IBM announced production of a new ThinkPad notebook by Lenovo with dual LCD displays.

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Microsoft announced December 22 that it would extend sales of Windows XP until May 30 2009. This is good news for system builders. It is bad news for Vista.

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Intro to Interview 1:39
In our last episode we talked with Pat Palmer, heard how his business is doing well in spite of the economy and how he expects this trend to continue in the months and years to come. This week we will talk with Kris Crispell, a computer consultant in Oregon and ask him where he thinks his business is headed. Will he agree with Pat or will he have in a different story with a different point of view? Part 2 of a four part series.

Kris Crispell Interview 18:28

Part 3 Teaser :19

Wrap up and Close :46

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Episode 29 – The State of the IT Industry Part 1

This week we are going to talk with an IT professional and discuss how the current state of the economy will effect his business and the industry in the year ahead. Part 1 of a 4 part series.

TechPodcasts Promo Tag :10
Intro 1:15
Billboard 2:15

News and Comment segment 5:40
The Force Field was part of the second annual 24 hour Podcast Marathon hosted by Geek News Central December 20 to raise money for charity.

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Microsoft released another emergency security patch for Internet Explorer December 17. The patch, considered by Microsoft as “critical”, resolves a known security vulnerability that allows allows remote code execution if a user views on a web page with malicious code.

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Intro to Interview 2:08
In the next few episodes we will talk with resellers, service providers and other professionals in the industry and find out how their business are doing now, where they think the IT marketplace will be in the next year and what, if anything we can do to prepare ourselves for the difficult times ahead. This week we will talk with Pat Palmer and find out what he thinks. Part 1 of a four part series.

Pat Palmer Interview 22:40

Part 2 Teaser :23

Wrap up and Close :46

Comments, questions or suggestions? Send them in to comments@theforcefield.net. Feedback on this topic will be read by the host and included in future episodes of the show.

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