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Systems

How to Configure an Office 365 Tenant


Introduction I’m going to look at the basic steps required for setting up an Office 365 tenant. There are a few ways you can purchase Office 365. There’s the good old credit card on a monthly subscription, bought directly from Microsoft. This is the …


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ITSM

ITSM: A Conversation With Garry Schmidt, Part 3


Garry Schmidt first got involved in IT Service Management almost 20 years ago. Since becoming the manager of the IT Operations Center at SaskPower, ITSM has become one of his main focuses. Here are part 1 and part 2 of our conversation. Bruno: What …


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Applications

Start Automating Your Career


In a recent episode of a popular tech podcast, I heard the hosts say, “If you can’t automate, you and your career are going to get left behind.” Some form of this phrase has been uttered on nearly every tech podcast over the last …


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ITSM

ITSM: A Conversation With Garry Schmidt, Part 2


Garry Schmidt first got involved in IT Service Management almost 20 years ago. Since becoming the manager of the IT Operations Center at SaskPower, ITSM has become one of his main focuses. Here’s part 1 of our conversation. Bruno: How has the support been …


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Database

How Does AI Benefit the Tech World?


For some, artificial intelligence (AI) can be a scary technology. There are so many articles on the web about how AI will end up replacing X% of IT jobs by Y year. There’s no reason to be afraid of AI or machine learning. If …



Applications

Private Cloud: I’m Not Quite Dead Yet


The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated—The On-Premises Data Center Mark Twain As I mentioned in my previous post, the hype cycle has the on-premises data center dead to rights. Public cloud is the future and there’s no turning back. When you step …


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ITSM

ITSM: The Tie That Binds


Few relationships sail along without ever having to cross stormy seas. Even the best marriages need to batten down the hatches occasionally. A combination of genuine involvement, good communication, and various tools used by all involved is the best way to extend the time …


Applications

Public Cloud: All Aboard the Hype Train!


We’ve all heard it before. “The cloud is the future!” “We need to move to the cloud!” “The on-premises data center is dead.” If you believe the analysts and marketing departments, public cloud is the greatest thing to happen to the data center since …