New Training: Implementing Microsoft SQL Server 2016 in Azure

By Bernie

SPOTO trainer Garth Schulte demonstrates the knowledge systems administrators need in order to set up and manage a SQL Server instance within the Azure cloud service. This will ensure that your storage, performance, and availability requirements are met. This is a new SQL training. It is no longer possible to run all your database requirements…

New Training: Microsoft 365 Device Services Implementation

By Bernie

John Munjoma, SPOTO trainer, teaches intermediate training in 25-videos. He covers the knowledge systems administrators need for a comprehensive solution to your network’s mobile device requirements, from security to cost and application delivery. This is the new Microsoft System Administration training. It’s difficult to imagine a job without an integrated mobile device. With the right…

New Training: Implementing Storage in Azure and Managing it

By Bernie

This intermediate training video, which consists of 28 videos, is by Chuck Keith. It covers the knowledge systems administrators need to create and manage Azure accounts accounts. It also covers how to secure and manage data in Azure Storage. It also explains how to navigate Azure File and Blob systems. This Azure Storage training is…

New Training: Install VPN and DirectAccess Solutions in Windows Server

By Bernie

This intermediate training video, featuring four videos, is by SPOTO trainer Keith Barker. It covers the knowledge systems administrators need in order to weigh the pros and cons for DirectAccess or VPN implementation and implement the right solution. This is the new Microsoft Windows Server training. As long as there is no mobility on the…

Enterprise Software: Are you still looking for the best-in-class?

By Bernie

Celoxis has generously sponsored this article and Sanket Pai wrote it. CeloxisEnterprise software’s ability to solve a specific problem or purpose has always been a key factor in Sanket Pai’s success. Enterprises have traditionally chosen specific ‘best in class’ solutions to address specific organizational processes, whether it is ERP, CRM, or Accounting. Businesses end up…

Gamification: Engaging Stakeholders [video]

By Bernie

SPOTO discusses in this video how gamification and engagement can create engagification. This is a method to encourage people to take action on projects. You can listen to the video (about 30 minutes). You can also read the transcript below the video or the closed captions. Transcript Hello, everybody. Hello everyone. Well, today we’re covering…

The Debate on Education and Training

By Bernie

Is there a big gap between project management academics, and those who offer training? And do project managers need both? These were just some of the questions that were raised at a recent BCS conference, where a panel discussed the differences between project management education or training. The evening began with a vote on the…

The Ultimate Guide to Easy Project Dashboards

By Bernie

How can you quickly see what is happening on your project? It can feel overwhelming to have deadlines that are moving at a frightening pace, especially if this is just one of many projects you are managing simultaneously. You’re not the only one! Many project managers I have spoken to admit how difficult it is…