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Power BI Premium – A New Offering

Power BI Premium is a new licensing offering that was announced on 5/3/2017 and will answer the call of Enterprise level companies.

Seth Bauer by Seth Bauer

Concurrency speakers dominate Midwest Management Summit 2017

Concurrency will send a group of speakers to this year’s annual Midwest Management Summit in Minneapolis. The Summit is a 4-day conference purposely sized to just 750 to ensure maximum experience for attendees.

Ted Wentzel by Ted Wentzel

Digital Transformation How-To Guide #8: Cloud Datacenter in your Digital Transformation

Leveraging the cloud is at the heart of your Digital Transformation, but the tough decision is what to leverage the cloud (public cloud) for and what to leave on-premises (private cloud). Companies of all sizes have different views on this point. Some companies feel that all workloads are better served in the cloud, while others feel that only specific workloads that meet a certain ROI are candidates to run in the cloud. Regardless of your perspective, the cloud is driving change in the way companies define, build and manage the Datacenter.
 

Bill Topel by Bill Topel

Digital Transformation How-To Guide #7: Achieving Modern IT Management

In the prior post in this Digital Transformation series, we touched on a wide range of challenges that illustrate the essential need for IT to work in harmony with business operations across an organization. The question, then, in this ever-changing world is where do you start on the journey of achieving a truly modern approach to IT Management?

Today there are industry standards that are evolving as best practices to organize and define Modern IT structures. The graphic in this blog post defines the four core functions that define a Modern IT organization. Below the graphic are the functional definition and details that define and make up each of the core functions.

Bill Topel by Bill Topel

Windows 10 GPOs and more

Here are a few links that I send to my customers who are starting to manage and tweak Windows 10.  Most of the items below are GPO related.  I also included how to modify the Start menu, and a nice script on GitHub that has many different settings that can be changed in Windows 10 (using PowerShell).  I hope these help you get started with Windows 10.

Marcus Musial by Marcus Musial

5 Common Mistakes When Performing a SharePoint Migration

Even if you've ever performed a SharePoint migration before, this isn't something you should do without proper planning and consideration. There are many things that should be taken into consideration and many mistakes that need to be avoided. Fundamentally, however, they all come down to one thing: planning.

Drew Madelung by Drew Madelung

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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