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Simplicity Wins in the Zero Trust Game

This week I was in the market for two new computers for my kids. The ones they had been using were getting a little long in the tooth and it became apparent that we needed to replace them. This went from annoyance to emergency as they started school again and virtually needed to do classwork. […]

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The Importance of Zero Trust Security

Security is more important now than ever as the number of targeted security attacks and data breaches continue to rise. Adopting a Zero Trust Security model boosts your network's security and protects data, files, and user information. Concurrency's CTO Nathan Lasnoski, Managing Architect Chris Blackburn and Technical Architect Laura Spence break down Zero Trust's approach to security including why Modern Desktop and Micro-segmentation play a critical role.

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Create Jupyter Notebook Files Using PowerShell

This post covers using the PowerShellNotebook PowerShell module to creates Jupyter Notebook files from markdown and T-SQL.  It also shows how to convert existing PowerShell and T-SQL notebooks to native code.

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Running the Data Migration Assistant - Part Two - PowerShell

In the previous post, I introduced the Data Migration Assistant (DMA) from Microsoft.  In this post I will introduce PowerShell modules from Microsoft that can be used to run the DMA against an inventory of instances and databases.

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Running the Data Migration Assistant - Part One - The GUI

This is the first in a series of three posts about the Data Migration Assistant (DMA).  It describes what the DMA is, how to get it, and how to use the GUI to run an assessment of SQL Server databases for upgrade or migration. 

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5 Disciplines of Cloud Governance

The best organizations are ones that balance growth mindset in the cloud with effective cloud governance. The growth mindset is the company challenging itself, its previous assumptions, it’s understanding of what the future looks like. The partner is governance that accelerates the transformation while ensuring protection and responsibility. The goal of cloud governance is not […]

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The Governance of Power BI

How you manage and analyze data is critical to your organization’s success. Microsoft Power BI offers a robust toolset to ensure your data is secure, shareable, manageable, and fluidly transformed into visually compelling reports and models. Concurrency's Senior Data & AI Analyst Steven Campbell discusses the Azure Data Platform and the role data governance plays in maximizing Power BI’s organizational impact.

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Process Automation

I did a fun interview on process automation and Power Platform with Anthony Escabado. We talked about Power Apps, RPA, and other related topics. A great conversation about how commoditization of LowCode/NoCode is driving innovation:

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Cloud Operating Model Comparisons

The transition to the cloud represents an opportunity… an opportunity to change the framework of how the traditional IT organization interacts with the business. When I was first starting my career in IT it was untouchable, in the sense that the business didn’t understand what IT did… they just knew that it was important. It […]

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