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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.

Stephanie Siewert by Stephanie Siewert

Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Workflows Retiring

Microsoft announced its retirement of SharePoint 2010 workflows as it looks to encourage end users to leverage Power Automate to streamline workflows. Although current users have until November 1st to make the transition from SharePoint 2010 to Power Automate, newly created workflows will automatically be turned off starting August 1st. Make sure your workflows are in order before these dates and start making the transition to Microsoft's Power Automate to avoid workflow disruption. 

Stephanie Siewert by Stephanie Siewert

Mitigating Security Threats with Zero Trust

Targeted security attacks are on the rise and Microsoft reports 52% of organizations saw a change in security challenges due to the pandemic. Concurrency CTO Nathan Lasnoski presents at the 2020 Microsoft Inspire Global Partner Conference on how a zero trust security in action. 

Stephanie Siewert by Stephanie Siewert

Microsoft VSS Backup Retryable Error

I recently was involved with a case involving trying to track down the cause of Exchange VSS writers reporting a “retryable” error.

Paul Harris by Paul Harris

MD-100 Training Links and Resources

The Microsoft MD-100 is a test for Deploying, Managing, Configuring, and Maintaining Windows devices. The purpose of this post is to consolidate relevant information to help others pass this test.

Jack Bumgarner by Jack Bumgarner

Plan Ahead: Microsoft Ignite 2019

As we wrap up Ignite 2018. Dates for Ignite 2019 have been posted. Here is the information for the next Microsoft Ignite Conference from Microsoft. November 4th - 8th | Orlando, FL The biggest, most comprehensive Microsoft technology event is headed back to Orlando in 2019. If you’re inspired by all that’s happening, you won’t want to miss being among the first to know when registration opens up. You can already pre-register for the event, which sold out again this year and boasted some 30,000 attendees.

Hozafa Motiwala by Hozafa Motiwala

Microsoft Flow 2 Step Approval Process

Great need to have a 2 step approval workflow to approve documents and items like Finance and Operation information to use the new features with email approval with Microsoft Flow.

Hozafa Motiwala by Hozafa Motiwala

Now is a good time to switch to OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business is an enterprise driven personal cloud storage solution. Microsoft is offering free OneDrive for Business for the remaining term of your existing contract with Box, Dropbox, or Google but there are some important things to know about this offer.

Drew Madelung by Drew Madelung

Concurrency, Inc. to Host “Blockchain in a Day” Educational Sessions

Concurrency, Inc., a professional services firm assisting enterprises in the Midwest in their digital transformations, is hosting a series of “Blockchain in a Day” educational events for information technology and business leaders. In the Milwaukee area, where Concurrency is based, the program will be held at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee (January 18). The events will also be held in Chicago (Microsoft Office; January 11) and Minneapolis (Microsoft office; January 30).

Concurrency Blog by Concurrency Blog