Tag Archives: Microsoft

Surface Pro 3: A Surprisingly Positive Review

I am very late in posting this, but at least I’m getting it out before the Surface Pro 4 hits the market, or is even announced. Our local hardware vendor, PCS, provided me with a loaner Surface Pro 3 a … Continue reading

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Updated Thoughts on OneDrive for Business

The last time I wrote specifically about OneDrive for Business, I wasn’t too keen on the product. I’m still not, but after attending Microsoft Ignite in Chicago a few weeks ago, I believe there may be a light at the … Continue reading

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You’ve Got To Be Kidding Me: Sexism at Microsoft Ignite

This post isn’t going to be pretty because I’m still pretty angry about the topic. Let me be clear up front, though, I am as angry about my own reaction, or more accurately my failure to react, as I am … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts about Microsoft Ignite

While I have a few specific posts I plan to write about Ignite, I have several thoughts about the conference I want to share now that I’m home. Overall Impression – Mostly Positive, with Caveats I was satisfied with the … Continue reading

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Visit to UTC for SCCM Overview

One of the major projects on my plate right now is the design and implementation of System Center Configuration Manager. We’ll be piloting it on campus first, with the goal of eventually extending its use to manage computers and devices … Continue reading

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New Outlook for Mac for Office 365 Subscribers

It’s Been Way Too Long Microsoft has finally released a new version of Outlook for the Mac, at least for Mac users who have certain Office 365 subscriptions.  Microsoft announced the new version, its first in four years, on the Office … Continue reading

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OneDrive (personal) – My Current Recommendation for Free/Cheap Cloud Storage

I’ve been thinking about the topic of cloud storage lately, especially from an end-user perspective. While it disappoints me that I can’t recommend OneDrive for Business for our users, I need to be able to recommend something instead.  Working at … Continue reading

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