The vultures come home to roost

Well, it’s a very exciting day in IT. Or terrifying, depending on your perspective. Just last week I hosted an educational event that posed the idea you could be fired for not accelerating your migration to Windows 10. That’s just not for no reason – you can’t survive in the new world of patch compliance […]

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An introduction to conditional access in ConfigMgr (current branch)

Do you want to keepĀ non-compliant devices from accessing critical company data and prevent otherwise authenticated end users from opening their Exchange store from a non-compliant device, whether it is hosted or on-premise? Oh snap, y’all. Something relatively (but not, really) new in ConfigMgr is conditional access for managed devices. Now, this is not your father’s […]

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The status quo isn’t working

Warning: Bold claims within! OK, let me give you some background first. If you read my post about what you don’t know about systems management might kill you, you know I’ve been very focused on systems management for quite some time. Having seen several generations of tools and processes, I wanted to share some best […]

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