Bob Kelly

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 at Juriba as Head of Product for AppM, a packaging and testing solution aimed at ensuring the success of application owner initiatives as well as expanding the capabilities of application owners to help organizations keep up to date with enterprise application portfolios at scale.

Juriba App Owner

Implementing an Application Owner program is a common best practice for enterprises to manage large application portfolios. However, it's often considered ineffective due to a combination of challenges associated with visibility, governance, and accountability....

Responsibilities of App Owners

Discover the various roles and responsibilities of Application Owners in modern organizations with the article "Application Owner: Levels of Responsibility" on Juriba's blog. This comprehensive guide delves into the varying levels of application ownership, ranging...

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 Application 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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