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Rick Cogley
Works at eSolia Inc.
Attended Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan
Lives in Totsuka, Yokohama, Japan
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Mac users, is your Apple AppStore frozen when updating to the latest 10.10.4 release? Here's a possible fix: http://bit.ly/1GNp1RL
If your AppStore in OS X is hanging or crashing, resolve it this way, a post by Rick Cogley.
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Mac users, is your Apple AppStore frozen when updating to the latest 10.10.4 release? Here's a possible fix: http://bit.ly/1GNp1RL
If your AppStore in OS X is hanging or crashing, resolve it this way, a post by Rick Cogley.
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Thanks. Surely with all that money they should be able to get their QA act together but it just keeps getting worse. 
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In #Tokyo this weekend? The "One Love Jamaica Festival" is going on at Yoyogi park, near #Harajuku and #Shibuya. http://www.onelovejamaicafestival.jp/
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See the "Salaryman Senryu" poem medalists in 2015, plus a bonus. http://bit.ly/1J3BxRa #humor #japan #サラ川
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"David Byrne...sits down with Marc to talk about...the world of competitive color guard performances" (and much more) http://bit.ly/1HrXHIA
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Ariana Miyamoto, Miss Universe Japan 2015, said she hoped to spotlight the difficulties that she and other mixed-race citizens face in Japan.
Ariana Miyamoto, the first half-black Miss Universe Japan, has endured slurs since she was a child. “Even today,” she said, “I am usually seen not as a Japanese but as a foreigner.”
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See the "Salaryman Senryu" poem medalists in 2015, plus a bonus. http://bit.ly/1J3BxRa #humor #japan #サラ川
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  • Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania, USA
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James
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⚀ Expat American Helping people in Japan since 1987! ⚁ Experienced IT Manager, PM and Consultant. ⚂ CEO + Founder, +eSolia ⚃ Love Photography, Drumming, Cycling, Tech, Integration, SysAdmin, Mac, Random Oddness ⚄ Fluent Japanese.
Introduction
James Rickard Cogley is based in Tokyo Japan. He has been in Japan for 21 years, and has been working in the IT consulting industry for the past 17 of those. He specializes in bilingual (Japanese - English) consulting and project management, and his company eSolia (English site: www.esolia.com, Japanese site: www.esolia.co.jp, Google+ page: +eSolia) is a privately-held Japanese KK focused on the same.

Prior to starting eSolia, Cogley was a charter member, co-owner and the CIO of PTS, a professional IT training and services firm, which was acquired in 2000 by Datacraft Asia.

In his youth, Cogley was a semi-professional drumset player, and his weekend music activities helped finance an education in pre-med Biology at Allegheny College, Meadville PA. His Allegheny adviser gave him an introduction to a professor of pharmaceutics at Tokyo University, and a homestay opportunity made it possible to attend Tokyo U as a research student for one year in 1988. He made the decision to leave research, and his interest in the Fortran algorithms used to analyze experimental data was the stepping stone to a career in IT.

In his professional career, Cogley has led projects including Mobil's standard managed environment Japan localization effort, Boston Scientific Japan's IT re-structuring for SAP R/3, and project management training development and execution for UBS Japan IT, amongst others, and is now working on a combined IT-reorg and ERP rollout for a US multinational.

In his spare time, Cogley enjoys cycling for fitness, blogging, drumming, watching films, studying to develop himself professionally, and an occasional drink with friends.

Cogley's goal is to develop eSolia into a global consultancy, focused on providing business-focused bilingual-liaison consulting to companies on the most challenging projects.
Bragging rights
In Japan since 1987. Fluent Japanese.
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Occupation
Company Owner, Consultant, Project Manager
Skills
IT Governance and Management, Project Management, Risk Management, IT Service Management, ITIL, COBIT, Computer Security, IT Audit, Strategy and Negotiation, Japan Business, Japanese Language
Employment
  • eSolia Inc.
    CEO, co-owner, Consultant, Project Manager, 1999 - present
  • PTS Co. Ltd.
    CIO, co-owner, 1992 - 1999
  • Linc Computer Co. Ltd.
    1991 - 1992
  • Sundex Co. Ltd.
    1988 - 1989
  • FIES Co. Ltd.
    1989 - 1991
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Currently
Totsuka, Yokohama, Japan
Previously
Irwin near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - Kitasenju, Tokyo, Japan - Zushi, Japan - Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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090-9959-5452
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03-6273-3501
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03-3593-3511
Address
Sawa Building 6F, Nishi-Shinbashi 2-2-2, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0003 Japan
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Guardian of the Night Hello! I hope you'll take the time to view and hopefully buy my two new shop items, prints of my Sunrise Morning and G

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Os X Lion 802 1q Tagged Vlan Setup - Rick Cogley Central
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Post on OS X Lion 802.1q Tagged VLAN setup, by Rick Cogley.

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A post to show how sourcecode can be formatted in Octopress, by using markdown formatting and liquid tags.

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X-E1@東京: Still Water
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I bought a ticket on the Tokyo airport bus leaving from near the Google office and thought my fun with the new camera was over; but I was wr

Linus Torvalds: I will not change Linux to “deep-throat Microsoft”
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