Monday, September 23, 2013

Windows Intune Resources

I have blogged before about the benefits of Windows Intune, which at the moment stands in the shadows of other Microsoft cloud services - such as Office 365, CRM Online, and Azure - but clearly deserves serious attention and is currently coming into the spotlight. What gives Windows Intune this fresh momentum? - Microsoft's new-found focus on devices and services, unified architecture, integration with System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), and strong Mobile Device Management (MDM) support.

So, I decided to put together a quick collection of resources to assist anyone trying to learn more about the service - from the very basics to more advanced topics.

Quick (~10min) videos to get you up to speed on service basics:

    Comprehensive learning (nothing quick about these ones, the videos are on average ~1hr long):

    Finally, if you prefer to read about things:

    Thursday, September 19, 2013

    5 Key Characteristics of the Cloud

    Was getting some cloud news, including this little pearl by Joe Weinman's "5 Key Characteristics of the Cloud":
    And I highly recommend watching through the entire presentation at

    Anyway, I just decided to do my own, quick, little, building blocks inspired picture:

    That's all :-)