Bob Kelly

Bob worked on AppDeploy as an after-hours project until it was acquired by KACE in 2007, which was then acquired by Dell in 2009. Bob then served as product owner for the development of a new community platform which replaced AppDeploy as ITNinja. Bob left Dell after serving as director of product management for the KACE management appliances. Nowadays Bob works for Flexera as Director of Product Management for the products Software Vulnerability Manager, AdminStudio, and the security capabilities of Flexera One.

Admin Studio Package Feed Module

Streamlining Application Packaging with Flexera

Welcome to our in-depth review of a newly introduced script in Flexera's Admin Studio, a groundbreaking product that aims to automate and expedite the process of creating and maintaining application packages. The script, developed by Technical Product Manager Karen...

Roundtable Series Application Packaging

Roundtable Series – March 2023

The Application Packaging Experts Roundtable discussed a wide range of topics surrounding application packaging, management, and deployment. The speakers included the product manager at Flexera for security products, including Admin Studio and Software...

Signing MSIX Packages

Signing MSIX Packages by Flexera

MSIX packages must be digitally signed for successful installation on endpoints. Unlike standard packages, this is a new and mandatory requirement for MSIX packages. While this might be one additional step in your application packaging process, signing makes MSIX...

Interview between Bob Kelly and Barry Angell

Why App Packaging Will Always Be Relevant

Juriba posted an interesting interview with Bob Kelly, founder of online IT Pro communities AppDetails, ITNinja (previously AppDeploy), tech author, application deployment specialist, and Director of Product Management Flexera. This interview is part of an ongoing...

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AdminStudio Evolves Beyond “Standard”

AdminStudio has evolved beyond that of a repackaging suite helping to increase the speed and quality of preparing security and feature updates for deployment. Like no other solution on the market, it addresses the critical need of providing packages not just for...

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Video: Ten Topics of Interest to Packagers

Not AdminStudio content, but of interest to those that work in AdminStudio, I offer the below video shared as my general session from the 2021 AppManagEvent where I discuss the following topics... The importance of packaging today MSIX: Why and why not Windows 11...

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september 2023

27sepAll Day29Workplace Ninja Summit 2023

october 2023

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september 2023

18sep(sep 18)9:00 am22(sep 22)4:30 pmUSA: Learning MSI Projects with InstallShield 2023

25sep(sep 25)9:00 am29(sep 29)4:30 pmEMEA: Learning MSI Projects with InstallShield 2023

october 2023

09octAll Day13Packaging in App-V & MSIX by Tim Mangan

november 2023

06nov(nov 6)9:00 am10(nov 10)4:30 pmEMEA: Application Packaging with AdminStudio 2023

13nov(nov 13)9:00 am17(nov 17)4:30 pmUSA: Application Packaging with AdminStudio 2023

27nov01decUSA: Advanced AdminStudio and Repackaging Workshop