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Top 10 Mistakes Companies Make Getting Started with Azure: #9— Not retraining or restructuring existing employees

Last time, we covered the need for a company adoption strategy in your Azure implementation journey. Here’s another roadblock you have to get past: your employees’ familiarity with your prior ways of doing things. Implementing changes without taking into consideration the need to retrain and restructure your current work dynamics can easily lead to trouble—or, at the very least, inefficiencies.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Active Directory Upgrades: Additional Features

Upgrading your domain and forest functional levels is a simple task once the new domain controllers are in place and the old ones are decommissioned.  But what about the features that take advantage of the upgraded functional levels?  There are two important things to do as a domain is upgraded to the 2008 and 2008 R2 functional levels: migrate SYSVOL to DFS replication and enable the AD Recycle Bin.

Although these features have been available for a long time, it’s good to revisit items like these occasionally.  Although many domains are using them, there are plenty of environments that have yet to take advantage.

Mitchell Grande by Mitchell Grande

Beer 30 - Blockchain with Mark Rentmeester

In this episode of Beer 30, Nathan sits down with Mark Rentmeester to why businesses that aren’t already considering how to use Blockchain to restructure their operations, particularly in supply chain and logistics, risk their business models becoming quickly outdated.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Patching Windows Server 2016

The patching strategy for Windows Server 2016 has changed fairly significantly since 2012 R2, and understanding these changes is crucial to managing this operating system effectively.  Here, we'll review the new cycle of patch releases and how to make sure your servers stay up to date.

Mitchell Grande by Mitchell Grande

Event: Blockchain for Business Rebooted

You're invited to Blockchain for Business - Rebooted, a multi-session event that will look at the latest updates in Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. A Microsoft architect and Blockchain expert will also share the ongoing vision for Blockchain in Azure.

Kim Claditis by Kim Claditis