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MD-100 Training Links and Resources

The Microsoft MD-100 is a test for Deploying, Managing, Configuring, and Maintaining Windows devices. The purpose of this post is to consolidate relevant information to help others pass this test.

Jack Bumgarner by Jack Bumgarner

Concurrency Work Culture

 Concurrency demonstrates the importance of a healthy work environment where people can wake up and enjoy going to work.

Leon Harmon by Leon Harmon

ServiceNow CSM - Consumer and Consumer User Craziness!

Leveraging Customer Service Management for Business-to-Consumer capabilities instead of (or as well as) Business-to-Business is a powerful way to expand the reach and capabilities of your customer service desk.  This post will review the Consumer user type in ServiceNow, and some gotchas to watch out for!

John Hennen by John Hennen

Why HTTP is not suitable for IOT applications.

When developing modern web-applications, the most commonly used application layer protocol is HTTP. It is suitable for serving hypermedia resources in a request-response fashion over the internet. However, when it comes to the Internet of things(IOT), it tends to perform poorly mainly because it was designed to be a reliable but heavy-weight protocol for the world-wide-web. In this blog, I want to highlight the issues with HTTP with respect to IOT applications.

Siddharth Bhola by Siddharth Bhola

Azure Cost Management YouTube Channel

I’ve frequently talked about how cost management is a critical control to implementing effective Azure Governance. For more on that, check out this video. Microsoft just launched a new YouTube channel to promote usage and learning around Azure Cost Management. CHECK IT OUT! Nathan Lasnoski

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Recommendations for Anyone Getting Started in Technology (or starting again)

I have the pleasure of talking with individuals entering the technology field.  There has never been a better time to have a career in technology and I’m happy to mentor or engage with anyone wanting to give it a shot.  I thought I’d put together my top tips into a list that will help anyone […]

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Windows Virtual Desktop Host Management

Windows Virtual Desktop brings us a modern, cloud-centric way to deliver desktops and applications to end-users.  Although the service takes care of the overhead of managing RDS infrastructure roles (such as the connection broker and gateway), the host servers themselves still need to be managed and maintained.

Mitchell Grande by Mitchell Grande

Featured in Madison Business Journal on Modern Desktop

I was recently in the greater Madison Business Journal talking about Modern Desktop and its impact on end user computing.  I feel this shift is very important for businesses to understand and represents one of the most significant changes in the end user computing space in the last 20 years.  A few key points: Shifting […]

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Business Journal Table of Experts – Security

I recently participated in the Milwaukee Business Journal’s “Table of Experts” on security topics.  I conveyed perspective on the changing nature of technology and how security continues to be relevant.  A few major points that I think are relevant are: Security is part of everything we do in the technology space. It’s not a department, […]

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski