This is a book that I have read a few times and I have found it invaluable in how I approach issues in life, the office and specifically issues around IT. This book has made me no longer approach the problem with the question "What are you trying to do?", but with "Why are you doing this?". Understanding the "Why" Attempting … Continue reading Recommended Reading: Start with Why – Simon Sinek.
Blatant self-promotion, but I wanted to share a blog post from OneLogin that gives their list of top Active Directory experts (including me) and our top tips on "What you should never do when working with Active Directory". Top 6 (Independent) Microsoft Active Directory Integration Experts to Follow Does anyone else have any other “No … Continue reading Top 6 (Independent) Microsoft Active Directory Integration Experts to Follow
Unlike previous versions of this vital information, this is not currently available as a word download, but only as web based information. These can now be downloaded in PDF format from here. Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2012 R2
Earlier today, I rebooted my PC and after logon I was presented with an Adobe Flash update, which I ran and then forgot about it. This evening whilst catching up on the various highlights (I use the term loosely) of Saturday TV, I noticed my videos regardless of source all had a green bar across … Continue reading YouTube displaying a green bar across the top?
Last night I met up with a former colleague who was having leaving drinks and he noted that I had become somewhat quiet on here and Twitter, so I thought I should put pen to paper so to speak and provide an update of sorts. The reason for my silence is purely time, along … Continue reading Earth to Mark, come in please.
Two features that I have configured on Facebook that I feel are worth pointing out: Noise reduction (or increase). Facebook has introduced a “subscribed” feature for your friends, this allows you to control the amount of noise that is generated on your profile. The default is “Most Updates” which for most people is enough, … Continue reading Facebook: Are some of you friends making too much noise (or not enough)?
The week after Teched North America, Microsoft hosted 3 days of online training for its new Office 365 platform; these HD videos are aimed at the IT Professional and give an excellent insight into the product. Office 365 Jump Start (01): Microsoft Office 365 Overview for IT Pros Office 365 Jump Start (02): Deploying … Continue reading Office 365 Training Videos