I mentioned in a previous post the idea of data hoarders, and I started thinking about my own habits. Apparently the first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem, so: I am a digital pack-rat. There, now let the recovery begin!
I have just uploaded a new version of the ExchangeInfo Powershell script.
Just before Christmas, the CEO of the company came up to me and asked for some basic stats on email traffic. At the time I was able to provide some detail from our email filtering software, and some very basic stats from the Exchange Message Tracking Log through Powershell. At the time it did the job, but I have since picked up the task again to add to my Exchange Information script (which is what it will become once it is no longer just Mailbox Stats).
Something that is becoming increasingly important in my current role is what to do about old users that have left the organisation. Specifically:
I recently read an article on the American Scientist website called The Semicolon Wars, which discussed the rise of the programming languages. The article discusses the fact that there are literally thousands of different languages, and the fact that this clearly shows that we haven't got it right. But can we ever get it right?