…of Service

A few short weekends ago, my wife and I joined a group of brave Freedom fighters who had an incredible church fundraiser in beautiful Puerto Rico. On this trip, we had the opportunity to not only visit many historical and beautiful sites, but also became acquainted and got to know some of the super caring […]

Professionalism

Professionalism is relentless dedication towards a task, job, project, cause or even a loved one or group. It wouldn’t necessarily consist of a hairdo, nor the car one drives. Although commonly mistaken, professionalism wouldn’t necessarily include politeness nor courteous behavior. It wouldn’t per se include strictness. Professionalism might include being smartly dressed. It might equally be the unshaven, […]

Starving Resumes Left Behind

A Resume Communicates ability! I wanted to take a few minutes to share a few successful actions and tips for authoring or updating resumes. These tips ought to help better capture the attention of your audience, hiring managers or recruiters.  Additionally, I really want to call out some false and damaging information floating around the […]

Your Talent’s Aptitude – Part 1/2

In today’s workforce and society, finding and then determining aptitude is without a doubt critical for success! Aptitude is an amazing ability.  We are all inherently blessed with potential aptitude. Aptitude isn’t merely a fancy or colorful word.  Aptitude is that magic spark which ignites innovation, creates accomplishment, overcomes impossible feats, solves intricate problems and […]

Separation Of Duties through a key hole

A Discussion on Security Improvements For decades, businesses have sloppily adopted and implemented haphazard business practices of over-doing, over-granting IT personnel with unchecked elevated access. This elevated access provides IT personnel with increased capabilities to perform wide-spheres of critical tasks and duties with near-unfettered control and access over IT business assets. IT personnel are not […]

Operationalize & Normalize System Patching

Maintaining Patch Levels We’re going to discuss system patching.  Sorry for sounding like a broken record & for this long winded 2018 New Years message. Over the past many months, businesses have faced re-prioritized tasks and delayed deliverables, not to mention hit many show-stopping freezes (Thanksgiving, xMas, etc.). This regrettably and certainly can delay patch […]

AzureAD: PowerShell Management Change

Hey guys, Wanted to share an interesting change to the Azure AD.  You all probably already know that Microsoft (a bit ago) released their new AzureAD Powershell (ver2) replacing the older MSOnline (ver1.x) for managing AzureAD.  The ver1.x of the powershell module is presently deprecated. There’s another interesting piece to this puzzle – the new […]

Office 365: Requirements Gathering

Whether located on-premises or in the cloud, today’s business relies on data and email collaborative services. Office 365 provides a secure and reliable suite of collaborative services at a lower cost than traditional licensing. Now is the time to plan out transitioning to Office 365. The majority of businesses use a phased approach when moving […]

Office 365: Key Decision Points

A successful implementation of Office 365 begins with proper strategic planning and alignment.  Planning begins with the delineation of the requirements. There are two distinct types of requirements. The first are those which comprise or capture function such as, “simultaneous access needed for multiple users”. The other are requirements which make up structure. These would encompass […]