Cloud Power to the People

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The tech world is abuzz with news coming out of Microsoft Ignite 2018: new tools to try, new features to eagerly anticipate, and of course, lots of to-do lists. Brad Anderson’s Why and how you simplify IT with Microsoft 365 caught our eye, but not for the reasons you might think. Sure, if you run a Microsoft shop, you probably want to heed his advice. But there’s a broader message here:

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Passing the Azure Exam 70-535 – Tips and Tricks

6 minute read

Prior to 70-535: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions, I’d never taken a Microsoft Certification exam, nor did I have much experience with Azure. I was definitely out of my wheelhouse. Then I had a senior architect, who works in Azure daily, tell me it took him three tries to pass. Not the most encouraging pep talk.

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Reflections of an Enterprising Woman

4 minute read

Carrie Schuckle has been busy since last November. That’s when she assumed her new position here as Chief Delivery Officer (CDO). She was made for the role, or perhaps more accurately, the role was made for her because it blends her nearly 20 years of experience and expertise in software development, consulting and project management with her natural ability to connect with people and anticipate their business needs.

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Waterfront Tech Series – What We Brought To The Table, Literally

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The Waterfront Tech Series has been taking Baltimore by storm over the last year! Founded and produced by Laura Gaworecki of MOXIE Promotion, the quarterly networking and learning breakfast showcases the city’s crown jewels: our Inner Harbor and our innovative spirit.

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Strengthening Your Business Through Partnership

4 minute read

As you may have heard, we’re pretty excited to introduce you to our newest Director of Strategic Partnerships Cal Bogertman because of who he is and what he brings to our table. It may not have been Cal’s plan to become one of the most dynamic business advisers in the Greater Baltimore area, but it was his calling.

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When You Get Stuck, Talk to the Duck

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What It Means to “Rubber Duck Debug”

Do you ever get stuck on a coding problem and, to help figure it out, you begin talking to yourself, or to a rubber duck on your desk?  Just me? Okay. Well, it’s unfortunate society associates self-talk with lunacy, because this underutilized problem-solving tool is excellent for debugging.

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The Benefits of BYOD

2 minute read

We are a society that thrives on our personal and mobile devices—they are no longer additions to our personas, but extensions of them. We are intimately connected to our personal technology. So it makes perfect sense that the “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) movement has brought the relationship between personal technology and business technology full circle.

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Making the Case for a Strategic Technology Plan

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Would a general go into battle without a defined plan? Never. Neither would he consider each operation individually. Rather, he would pursue tactics that link all of the battles together to meet a strategically defined goal of winning the war. It would be a plan against which he could measure success and clearly define return on manpower and capital investments.

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Enterprise Mobility – Doing It Better

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“To better the world through information technology.” We take our mission seriously, especially when it comes to making our client’s world better. But what exactly does “better” mean? Working smarter? Faster? More efficiently? Expanding sales opportunities? The best technology strategy can only be developed once objectives are clearly understood.

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You know it’s time to hire a technology partner when…

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The Tell-Tale Signs — a Top 10

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