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A clever attempt to infect…

Would this fool you?  Would it fool your one of your parents?  As IT Professionals we’re supporting our businesses in many areas, not the least of which being the area of cyber-security.  So we always have our eyes and ears open to things that look a little suspicious. And also, because we’re the supposed “experts”… Read more

(Part 2) Deploying Windows 10: How to Migrate Users and User Data to Windows 10

Yung Chou, Dan Stolts and I continue our multi-part Windows 10 series.  In part 2 we showcase free tools like the User State Migration Toolkit (USMT)  that can easily migrate users and user data to Windows 10 from Windows XP, 7 and 8. __________________________ If you’re interested in learning more about the products or solutions… Read more

(Part 1) Deploying Windows 10: Deployment and Servicing Options

Yung Chou, Dan Stolts, and I kick off a new multi-part Windows 10 series.  In Part 1 we discuss the many ways you can deploy, upgrade and manage Windows 10 in your Enterprise environment. __________________________ If you’re interested in learning more about the products or solutions discussed in this episode, click on any of the… Read more

Windows 10 and App Compat (Part 3): How do I get to the Edge?

In part 3 of our Windows 10 and App Compatibility series, “The App Compat Guy” Chris Jackson and I discuss the enigma that is the Edge web browser found in Windows 10. Why is it here?  Why do we need a new browser?  And more importantly, will it work with my web applications?   Next… Read more

Windows 10 and App Compat (Part 2): How do I get to IE11?

“The App Compat Guy” Chris Jackson and yours truly are back for part 2 in our Windows 10 and App Compatibility series.  In today’s episode we discuss Internet Explorer and what to do about compatibility concerns for your web applications. Next Steps Learn: Azure RemoteApp Core skills Try: Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility Virtual Lab… Read more

Windows 10 and App Compat (Part 1): What about my Windows Apps?

In this episode I welcome the “App Compat Guy” himself, Chris Jackson to the show, as we kick off a 3 part series on Windows 10 and App Compatibility. In part 1 we address concerns surrounding application or scenario compatibility during the move to Windows 10. Next Steps Learn: Azure RemoteApp Core skills Try: Windows… Read more

Windows Update for Business-More Info

Greetings! While my team and I have been busily traveling around delivering “Ignite Your Business” events, speaking to literally thousands of IT Professionals about the benefits of Windows 10 in their business, Microsoft has continued to roll-out new business-focused features; both in the device products and in the cloud.  One such newer feature now available… Read more

Coming in November, our “Ignite your Business” Tour!

Connect. Learn. Innovate. Whether you’re a Technical Decision Maker, IT Professional or Developer – Ignite Your Business is the event to attend. Learn why Windows 10 is the best platform for business. Connect with our valued partners at the showcase, engage with experts and get hands-on experience. Whether you build, manage or design, this is… Read more

Hyper-V Nested Virtualization? In Windows 10?!

The title of this article was my reaction when I saw the news.  And I was even more excited when I read that I already have the Windows 10 Insider fast ring preview installed (build 10565) that will allow me to try it out!  Considering that my work machine I have installed it on (not… Read more

Beta.MN Startup Showcase: Dose Health

This is next in a series of articles highlighting the Startup companies that participated in the recent Beta.MN 2.5 event, held Sept 8, 2015 in Minneapolis, MN. As we age, how do we keep track of things?  Or, for those of you who are (much) younger than me, how might we help our aging parents… Read more