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Nathan Lasnoski

Nathan Lasnoski

Nathan Lasnoski is Concurrency's Chief Technology Officer, a Datacenter MVP and a recognized leader in Core Infrastructure Design, SharePoint Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Unified Communications technologies.

Contributions by Nathan Lasnoski

Recommendations for Anyone Getting Started in Technology (or starting again)

I have the pleasure of talking with individuals entering the technology field.  There has never been a better time to have a career in technology and I’m happy to mentor or engage with anyone wanting to give it a shot.  I thought I’d put together my top tips into a list that will help anyone […]

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Featured in Madison Business Journal on Modern Desktop

I was recently in the greater Madison Business Journal talking about Modern Desktop and its impact on end user computing.  I feel this shift is very important for businesses to understand and represents one of the most significant changes in the end user computing space in the last 20 years.  A few key points: Shifting […]

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Business Journal Table of Experts – Security

I recently participated in the Milwaukee Business Journal’s “Table of Experts” on security topics.  I conveyed perspective on the changing nature of technology and how security continues to be relevant.  A few major points that I think are relevant are: Security is part of everything we do in the technology space. It’s not a department, […]

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Top 10 Ways to Secure your Azure Environment – Part 1 of 2

Recently I finished off a 10-part series on the top mistakes to avoid when getting started in Azure. I’d like to complement that content with a follow-up pair of posts focused specifically on security. My objective here is to provide a quick-reference checklist you can use to maximize security benefits from the beginning.

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Ethics of AI – Chapter 4 : Negative Impacts of AI to Mitigate

Chapter 4: Negative Impact of AI on Humanity Editors Note: This post is a part of a series on Ethics of Artificial Intelligence. In the same way the positive impact of AI cannot be understated, the negative impact cannot either and must be explored.  The negative impact of AI is the very reason why ethics […]

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Wisconsin Technology Association & Milwaukee Tech Hub

Last month I spoke at the Wisconsin Technology Association in a panel discussion on technology disruption and digital transformation.  I was joined by three other executives where we talked about how we engage the business ecosystem with transformative technologies, enable the operationalized cloud, build skills, and transition their companies.  I want to thank the WTA […]

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ETHICS OF AI – Chapter 3: Humanity Positively Impacted by AI

For the benefit of humanity, AI can prove to be the most important invention of our generation, if the strengths are appropriately governed.  If you consider the innovation wave that AI is producing and the comparison between it and all previous generations, the opportunity for economic advancement, personal empowerment, invention, and maximization of humanity’s strengths has never seen a greater time of set before it.  The benefits of applying AI to human challenges span from medical, to manufacturing, to safety, to personal well-being, to optimizing relationships.  We’ll spend some time talking about the areas of life that will be positively impacted by AI, but these will only be a sample, because the most game-changing haven’t even been ideated yet.

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ETHICS OF AI – Chapter 2: The Definition of Artificial Intelligence

What is AI?  Is AI essentially any machine computational process that takes an input and arrives at a probability? Does it depend on more?  To have a fruitful conversation about artificial intelligence, we need to break it down into at least two main categories

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ETHICS OF AI - Chapter 1: The Human Difference

The first question when considering machine ethics is “where to start?”  We could start with a definition of ethics, an understanding of what is possible, or how machines are improving at an increasing rate.

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Nobody cares about your messy legacy environment

The most impactful directional shift I see successful companies make is they prioritize the right activities with their scarce resources.  They understand how they need to serve their customers, partners, and employees with technologies that align to their needs.  They also make choices to direct resources to those appropriate priorities and less toward others that […]

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