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Consulting for Success

Consulting with clients to improve business outcomes or solve technical problems can be very rewarding work.  There are several traits required for a consultant to be successful when engaging with clients, here are the aspects that I tend to notice.

Nick Rustad by Nick Rustad

Top Tech Leadership Priorities for 2022

In moments of transition often weak leaders freeze, unable to move or act until those around them move. The weak leader is unable to gather the team to move forward through the malaise and is challenged to reflect, think, and act. In contrast, the effective leader is able to use moments of transition to accomplish […]

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Moving GitHub Desktop Repo Local Directory

You have unfortunately downloaded your GitHub repo to a directory in your OneDrive synced files haven’t you? It’s synchronizing everything twice! Didn’t anyone tell you that OneDrive wasn’t supposed to be used for source code? Don’t worry. This one is actually pretty easy to fix. Close GitHub desktop and any applications currently accessing the code […]

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

AI Wildlife PowerApp v1

In this session with Launch we took the previous work on AI for Earth and Wildlife AI and built out a Power App around the AI platform. The team from Launch built out a fantastic PowerApp, leveraging the great work done by Microsoft’s AI for Earth, as well as help from Anthony Escabedo, Megan Stoffel, […]

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

What Flavor of Defender Would You Like?

Chris Blackburn walks you through a savory journey into the Defender for Endpoint story across both the Microsoft 365 and Azure platforms. Enjoy the main meal of the deployment story on all platforms (whether its workstation, server & mobile) and operating systems (Linux, Mac, Windows, iOS, Android), and close out with the sweets of operationalizing these tools in your security program.

Chris Blackburn by Chris Blackburn

Building a One Page Strategic Plan in PowerApps

So… we were working as a company to construct our One Page Strategic Plan. We’d used platforms before that had similar concepts but none of them integrated with Teams or any of the Microsoft ecosystem. I was not happy about implementing another walled garden for our executive team, so I set out to use some […]

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Best of Microsoft Ignite 2021 Fall Edition

I presented on the Best of Microsoft Ignite 2021 Fall Edition. A great conversation about 10 big things that were presented at Ignite across Secure Modern Workplace, Cloud, Data, and Innovation.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Product Development Best Practices

I presented along with fellow Microsoft MVP Lwin Maung on Cloud Product Development Best Practices. A great conversation around disruptive innovation and how a company adopts capabilities in the cloud.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski