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Effects of Professional Gatekeeping

Gatekeeping within the professional skills field has been hit harder now than ever due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic. There are those who wish to keep their knowledge and fields to themselves due to job security and seniority. My intended audience for this report are those who wish to bypass the gatekeepers, and the gatekeepers themselves. The purpose is to show everyone that knowledge and growth should never be frowned upon or kept from individuals who strive for more, it hurts the future.

Joseph Dutton by Joseph Dutton

10 Ways to Do More with Less via Modern Workplace Tools 

Investing in Microsoft 365 as an organization isn’t a small investment, and we love helping our customers take advantage of the hundreds, if not thousands, of features that come inside of the core services included with your subscription. Here are the 10 most popular ones that we shared with our customers in 2022 on a regular basis! 

Chris Blackburn by Chris Blackburn

Modernizing our approach to MFA

Traditional passwords haven’t been sufficient for protecting accounts and assets for some time now.  From simple brute force attacks to spear phishing and pharming threat adversaries continue to develop novel methods for credential theft to add to their toolbox of existing tried and true approaches. Microsoft’s Group Program manager for Identity Security and protection, Alex Weinert,   has previously stated that MFA, when deployed properly, can end up blocking 99.9% of automated attacks.

Adam Clifford by Adam Clifford

Integrating ChatGPT-like Capabilities into Your Business

ChatGPT-like capabilities can make a difference in your business RIGHT NOW.  This is not science fiction, this is science fact and your competitors are reaping the benefits.  Many have felt that AI/ML is an aspirational “someday” goal, but businesses that have invested in targeted efforts are rewarded with real ROI and absolute efficiencies.  This means adopting real-world improvement made possible through commodity AI, data science-oriented initiatives, or even the recently available Open AI service that powers ChatGPT.  Let’s dive in.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

10 Ways Manufacturers Can Do More with Less in 2023 - Part 2

As we enter the new year, manufacturers are assertively focusing on how they optimize their business during uncertain economic conditions.  The goal of most manufacturers is to do more with less, or at minimum optimize their ability to execute their mission for their customers.  Working with many manufacturers, I am seeing a variety of ways that companies can leverage technology to do more with less year. 

Part 2 of this series outlines the second five ways that manufacturers can do more with less.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

10 Ways Manufacturers Can Do More with Less in 2023 - Part 1

As we enter the new year, manufacturers are assertively focusing on how they optimize their business during uncertain economic conditions.  The goal of most manufacturers is to do more with less, or at minimum optimize their ability to execute their mission for their customers.  Working with many manufacturers, I am seeing a variety of ways that companies can leverage technology to do more with less year. 

Part 1 of this series outlines the first five ways that manufacturers can do more with less.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Handling Overlapping Domains in a Data Mesh

The last time we talked about a Data Mesh we focused on the idea of Data Domains and the essential part they play in creating a scale-up data structure across an organization. A common question that arises however is how to deal with overlapping contexts of data and whether the Data Mesh creates too much […]

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

10 Ways Financial Services Organizations Can Do More with Less in 2023

As we enter the new year, financial services organizations are assertively focusing on how they optimize their business during uncertain economic conditions.  The goal of most businesses is to do more with less, or at minimum optimize their ability to execute their mission for their client.  In working with many financial services organizations, I am seeing a variety of ways that organizations are able to leverage technology to do more with less this year.   

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski