Getting Started with Orchestrator

I’ve talked to countless people who have installed Orchestrator, and want to start utilizing it for automation, but they have no idea where to begin. So, I have recorded two webcasts that will help you get into the console and started on creating your first runbooks. Orchestrator 101 – Building Your First Runbook This presentation…

New Functionality Coming to #Office365

Yesterday at the TechEd 2014 North America Conference kickoff Microsoft made several announcements about some new functionality coming to Office 365. In this Blog post Microsoft details changes and updates to the Office 365 Trust Center. I highly recommend the Trust Center site to any of my clients, especially to the ones that are concerned…

Cool Story, Bro

​When posting to internal social sites hosted by your organization, it’s important to understand that you are posting to a corporate network that has a business function behind it.  This is one of the key differentiators between social media sites like facebook where the action of announcing yourself for the sake of announcing yourself is…

Filer to Piler

Recently at a Microsoft partner briefing, the Productivity SSP asked the room to raise their hands if they were a filer or a piler.  A "filer" by definition is one that arranges content in a convenient​ order for storage or reference and a "piler" by definition is one that piles or, heaps up.  As you would expect, the…

Getting the most out of a Yammer post

So, you’ve curated some killer content and you want to share it with everyone on Yammer.  Follow these tips to get the most interaction with your organization. – Post to the appropriate group in your organization.  While All Company hits everyone, it will likely get lost in the shuffle and believe it or not, will get more…

What is Day-5 #TE14D5

What is Day-5? This blog post is designed to provide you with all information that has been released on the upcoming HASMUG Day-5 event. To be clear, Day-5 is built on the idea that if we have a bunch of geeks who are already going to be in Houston – let’s get them together and…