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February Webinar Resources

February 2017 Need to Know Webinar—Robert Our February webinar event is all done. You can see the slides either above or download them directly from here: February 2017 Need to Know Webinar If you are not a CIAOPS patron

Need to Know Podcast–Episode 139


You can’t stop the presses so we’re back with a heap of Azure and Office 365 news. We round up all the Microsoft cloud happenings and then jump into our super special guest, Christophe Fiessinger, Office 365 program manager from

Need to Know Podcast–Episode 137


Another special Microsoft Ignite Australia 2017 podcast focused on the presenters. This time we are talking with Michael Friedrick about his upcoming sessions: Jenkins and Azure See why Jenkins is a great pipeline tool and how you can use it

February 2017 Microsoft Cloud Updates

  Thanks to the good folk at Ingram Micro Cloud Australia, I’ve uploaded my part of a recent webinar they hosted. My presentation was around providing information around some of the most recent and relevant updates to both the Office

A quick overview of adoption

  Here is a video with some of my high level thoughts around how important adoption is when it comes to technology, especially Office 365. The video will give you an overview of the user demographics as well as the

Need to Know Podcast–Episode 136


Our focus on Microsoft Ignite Australia speakers continues. In this episode we interview Dux Raymond Si who is the CTO of Avepoint but also a Microsoft MVP and Regional Director. Dux has three great sessions at Ignite that are: Microsoft

Need to Know Podcast–Episode 135


More interviews with speakers at the upcoming Microoft Ignite Australia. This time we feature Gino Barletta and speak about his two sessions: What you need to know about Windows Server 2016 Security Windows Server 2016 introduces more security features than

Stop making your users feel stupid!


A common complaint I hear from IT Professionals today is that technology is moving too fast and they can’t keep up. Yup, agreed. However, did you ever take a step back and think about what it’s like for your users?

Need to Know Podcast–Episode 133


A quick news day and then we jump in to interview Greg Low on his upcoming Microsoft Ignite Australia event. Why your Next Application Should use Azure SQL DB as a Datastore Developers who are creating new applications need a

Need to Know Podcast–Episode 132


Jeff Alexander from Microsoft joins Marc and I after our usual cloud updates to talk about his two sessions at the upcoming Microsoft Ignite Australia conference. These are: Get ahead of Cyber attacks with Enterprise Mobility + Security We are