Who’s the real MVP? The MVC!

Everyone knows the ‘Most Valuable Player’ acronym, but you may not have heard the term ‘Minimally viable candidate’.  At first, it doesn’t sound too good, but let’s explore. The Minimally Viable Candidate I was first introduced to this term a few years ago when I was asked to participate in creating some certification exams.  There was a professional company helping us (the test creators) understand … Continue reading Who’s the real MVP? The MVC!

Real World Solutions – The Case of DLP Event Tracking

In one of my projects, the customer is planning on using Office 365 DLP.  However, they have a third party company who manages the front-line investigation for violations.  The customer needs a way to allow a non-employee enough access to do their initial discovery and track it. The first attempt was to use the out-of-box alerts in the Security & Compliance center. There were a … Continue reading Real World Solutions – The Case of DLP Event Tracking

The Journey

My daughter is currently applying to colleges and the experience has been interesting for the both of us.  While doing recon on admissions processes, I came across this blog post “Position vs. Disposition“, by Rick Clark.  While the message has been told many times in many ways – it’s the journey, not the destination – I though his version told through his experience was a … Continue reading The Journey

Office 365 Consumption Analytics

One of the great things about Office 365 is that you can get great telemetry data to understand the actual consumption of your tenant.  The Office 365 admin portal has built-in usage reports that give some quick hight level stats (e.g. emails send/received, OneDrive for Business storage consumed, the number of Office activation, etc.).  But what if you want to slice the data differently, like … Continue reading Office 365 Consumption Analytics

(Dis)Organization

Ever since I can remember, I’ve had challenges with organzation..and I’ve tried a lot of ‘gimmicks’ to figure out something that would help.  I tried paper calendars, sticky notes, virtual sticky notes, OneNote, Evernote, WunderList, Planner..nothing really worked for me.  I needed something that was easy and accessible.  Wunderlist came very close since it has a mobile client and a fairly simple model for tracking … Continue reading (Dis)Organization