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No Heartbleed in IIS

2014 April 11
by Jeff Jacobson-Swartfager

heartattack

The OpenSSL Heartbleed bug has many in the Apache and Nginx community concerned. This security hole allows the theft of passwords, emails, and IMs. Heartbleed also opens some VPNs for attack.

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Growing a Project Management Culture with Project Server & Team Foundation Server

2014 February 2

As many of you know I just recently had a baby girl.  With this bundle of joy, I not only get little to no sleep, but every day it is a new adventure.  Oh the highs and lows of parenthood.  One thing that I am thrilled about is the fact that each day she is learning new things and whether she wants to or not, she is in a constant flux of learning and changing.  Watching her start to see, visualize her curiosity and comprehend that an object is something that she can grasp, then grabbing (and of course putting them right in her mouth), is quite comical.

So how does this have anything to do with Project Management, Project Server or Team Foundation Server you might ask?  Well it struck me, as I was putting Rachel into her car seat for the first time, that not every new experience, tool, safety device or contraption she is coming across is met with excitement or eager anticipation. read more…

Fueling Creativity with Office 365

2013 December 13
by Tim Runcie

This post below is an excellent example of what I consider a key value in working in partnership with customers to solve problems, creating solutions or helping to align organizational culture with the right type of solution (whether that is methodology, technology or a blend of both).

At Advisicon, one of the key values in creative solution is to believe that any solution is possible, if we can allow the customer and our teams to think about what solution ideas will accomplish those core requirements. With Office 365 and the Project Online solution we are seeing that organizations are now able to afford, manage and take advantage of business technologies in a simplistic way, allowing them to uncover with metrics, processes and key functional workflows that can be improved. read more…

The Right Way to Enable the QuickLaunch Fly Out Menu in SharePoint 2013

2013 December 3
by Jesse Phillips-Mead

I don’t know about you, but I hate having a lot of items immediately visible on the quick launch:

expanded flyout

Today, I will be showing you how to enable the Fly Out Menu for the Quick Launch in SharePoint 2013 so your Quick Launch looks similar to this:

collapsed flyout

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Surprise Yourself with the True Potential of Your Process

2013 October 16
by Tye Trepanier

I really enjoyed the way this article gave almost a human element to process management. This is really about CPI or Continual Process Improvement. I live and breathe this stuff and I “Just get it”. The pieces that are important are really simple to layout read more…