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Tech Talks - Protecting Finance with IT Security Controls

In this edition of Tech Talks, Nathan Lasnoski shows how to protect your Finance department with a host of IT security controls. See the many safeguards that your company can employ to ensure that financial transactions are properly secured.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Netsh Packet Captures

A common troubleshooting step is collecting a packet capture to see what's happening at the network level.  Perhaps you're trying to track down a port blocked by a firewall or a connection that just isn't working right.  For this, many people would install Wireshark, Microsoft Network Monitoring (netmon), or Microsoft Message Analyzer.  However, Server 2008 R2 and newer includes the ability to collect packet captures using the native netsh tool without any additional installations.  With many environments under strict change control, this is a quick and easy way to get what you need.  Here, we'll cover the process for collecting and analyzing a packet capture with netsh.
 

Mitchell Grande by Mitchell Grande

8 Things to Know about OneDrive Files On-Demand

Files On-Demand is a game changer for how you interact with your content within Office 365. Files On-Demand allows access to all of your files without using storage on your device. This means you can view all your files that you have synced without having them on your device. With this feature you don't need to change the work because you see your cloud files just like your regular files. You access these files right within your desktop and file explorer. You then have the option to sync files as you wish or by choosing to bring them offline or when you double click to open a cloud file, it will automatically download it for you.

Drew Madelung by Drew Madelung

Concurrency, Inc. Hosts Elmbrook LAUNCH Program Interns, Offering Exposure from Machine Learning to Virtual Reality for Business Solutions

Student interns from Elmbrook high schools are getting exposure to the hottest technology trends in the business world, including data science, machine learning and virtual reality, as part of their work at Brookfield-based professional services firm Concurrency, Inc.
 
Three local high schoolers are currently conducting internships at Concurrency as part of the Elmbrook school district’s LAUNCH program, which is designed to connect student’s academic knowledge to real-world business problems and projects. The LAUNCH program was inaugurated on September 1, 2017; visit www.elmbrookschools.org/launch for more information.
 

Ted Wentzel by Ted Wentzel

Windows Server Versioning

With the release of Windows Server 2016 version 1709, Microsoft has changed the way the server operating system is versioned and upgraded.  Similar to Windows 10, there are now multiple, distinct servicing channels available for Windows Server.  The two options, the long-term servicing channel and the semi-annual channel, are explained below.
 

Mitchell Grande by Mitchell Grande

What is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) imposes new rules on organizations that offer goods and services to people in the European Union (EU), or that collect and analyze data tied to EU residents, no matter where they are located.

Craig Jahnke by Craig Jahnke

Fix Transport Service Errors on a Fresh Installation of Exchange 2016

Recently, I was building out an Exchange 2016 environment for a customer to replace their Exchange 2010 installation. The new environment consisted of four Exchange 2016 Mailbox servers and two Edge Transport servers. I came across an interesting error on all of the new servers upon testing the server configuration.

Tyler Plesetz by Tyler Plesetz

Concurrency awarded as Milwaukee Business Journal Fastest Growing Firm

Concurrency’s rapid growth in the last few years is a direct result of our work to help customers with their digital transformation, the integration of digital technologies such as social, mobile, analytics and cloud, in the service of transforming how their businesses work.

Jake Borzym by Jake Borzym

Tenets of Modern IT Management - 10 Part Video Series

The transformation of IT organizations into competitive advantages of their businesses has driven the adoption of Modern IT Management tenants and we've produced a 10 part video series detailing them.  You'll find below the 10 part series which walks through each tenet.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

VIDEO: Microsoft EMS Walkthrough

You've heard a lot about Intune and Mobile Device Management (MDM), but what about the myriad of other components that are included with the Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS)?

Shannon Fritz by Shannon Fritz

Modern IT Management Defined: DevOps, ITIL, Cloud, Agile, or All of the Above?

What if I told you that you had to take your management platforms and start over, but this time you needed to plan for the next generation of how you'd work with your teams.  What if I told you that you needed to re-address how you dealt with your operational lifecycle, development, and release management.  This is what my team and I did over the last several months.  We decided that we'd look at what the management landscape will look like years from now and apply those concepts to the tools being released by Microsoft for the cloud-centric world. 

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

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