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Microsoft mandates certification

The headline might be a little strong but in the new Microsoft Cloud Partner program, you’d be a fool if you didn’t read it that way, because in areas where you can score points toward your partner capability score is a section granting you points for staff with specific certifications.

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Mentor-led peer group waiting list

Our first mentor-led peer group has formed and begins meeting this morning. Peer groups have been an invaluable source of advice in my businesses over the years. I know that you’re going to find the same thing.

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EndPoint Mgt Concepts: Apply to the user or to the device?

Instead of simply computer or user group policies, we have now have policies and profiles of both device and user types and we can assign the user policies to devices and device policies to users. Sound confusing and it is. The choice is now yours to make but how to you make that decision?

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Your time is not everyone’s time

It’s the curse of being successful. Everyone wants your time all the time. There are several components to this problem. A core tenant of solving business problems is to make them obvious and not convoluted or obscured by other issues. So let’s solve one aspect of this problem.