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Use PowerShell to get the Citrix Configuration Log as well as Old and New Property Values

This is a quick tip to show you how to get the Citrix Configuration Log, plus all the old and new property values, and convert this all to JSON.

Using Proximity to Start an Octoblu Workflow

This is the second part of the IoT workspace demo. This time, we will use proximity to kick off an Octoblu workflow without an iBeacon - mainly because this was...

Trigger an Octoblu IoT Flow from Splunk

Octoblu does some incredible stuff with physical things driven by software. Steve Greenberg and I did a demo during Geek Speak Tonight at Citrix Synergy triggering physical devices via a...

Citrix Synergy 2015 Day 2 Keynote Live Blog

The day 2 keynote this year is focused on things that are yet to come.  Traditionally, the first day keynote intermingled the “what’s available now” stuff with the “what’s coming...

Citrix Synergy 2015 Day 1 Keynote Live Blog

Here we are again at Citrix Synergy. I will be live blogging the keynote here. Content will scroll up as I post it. Also, you can follow me on Twitter...

Mobile Application Development Theorems

Mobility is so ubiquitous that it is almost not even a separate thing anymore. I have had some experience building mobile apps and wanted to ponder some self-proclaimed theorems which...

Citrix Workspace Services – Friend or Foe for the Citrix Service Providers (CSP)?

At Citrix Synergy this year, the "one more thing" at the end of the keynote was a new offering called Citrix Workspace Services. There was immediate debate on Twitter as...

Citrix Synergy 2014 Live Blog

Citrix Synergy is back in Anaheim, California this year and I will be live-blogging the keynote. You can watch the keynote live at CitrixSynergy.com as well. I am sure there...

From WIRM to Splunk – Translating the Past to the Present

I get to do a lot of cool things at Splunk.  One of the things I have been wanting to do is incorporate the visualizations I built a long time...

Using PowerShell to Retrieve Citrix Monitor Data via OData

Starting with XenDesktop 7, Citrix stores the data the Desktop Director displays in a SQL database. Citrix opened up this data via a Monitor Service API that uses OData.  I’m...

Introduction to PhoneGap

Your end users expect mobile access to enterprise resources now. Unfortunately, our traditional remote access methods do not lend themselves easily to mobile form factors. So, we are left with...

Citrix Synergy 2013 Live Blog

Citrix Synergy is in Anaheim, California this year. With the recent release of Excalibur, it will be interesting to see what is revealed during the keynote. I'll be live-blogging the...