Windows 10 – Bi-annual Feature upgrades use new naming conventions

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Rather than using SPRING or FALL ‘seasonal’ naming conventions for WIN10 upgrades, “Windows 10 April 2018 Update” will reflect the new official name of WIN10 v1803. The previous update approach may have even been confusing to some users in southern hemisphere, where seasonal patterns are opposite.  A month/year approach will share the approximate timing of when release […]

Leadership – 7 techniques to handle personnel issues in 2018

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The John Maxwell leadership training center shares 7 ways to handle personnel issues in 2018, as shared in following article: http://johnmaxwellcompany.com/blog/how-to-have-difficult-conversations As long as people are involved in the workplace, conflict is unavoidable. Here are 7 tips to help you preserve that energy as a leader and have those difficult conversations at work: 1. Do […]

Leadership – 5 ways to improve Strategic Thinking in 2018

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The John Maxwell leadership training center shares 5 ways to improve Strategic Thinking in 2018, as shared in following article: http://johnmaxwellcompany.com/blog/5-steps-to-improve-strategic-thinking 1. Make reflection part of the daily schedule — A leader’s day can easily become packed with meetings, emails, and phone calls, leaving little time to meditate on deeper questions about pressing issues. In this […]

Microsoft – SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2 available

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Microsoft has announced the availability of SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2 as shared in following https://redmondmag.com/articles/2018/04/25/sql-server-2016-sp2.aspx https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/dataplatforminsider/2018/04/24/sql-server-2016-service-pack-2-is-now-available/ Microsoft announced the availability of SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2 (SP2) on Tuesday.  The SP2 release is currently available through the Microsoft Download Center. The publish date is shown as April 9, so possibly it was […]

Windows 10 – version 1803 release to begin on APRIL 30th

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The April 2018 creators update is set to begin on APRIL 30th and this link also provides additional information on Timeline and many other new features in this new release Make the most of your time with the new Windows 10 update With Windows 10, we’ve focused on delivering the most modern and most secure operating […]

Leadership – Managing Virtual Teams Successfully

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The IIL is a leading educational source for those in field of Project Management, and the following article describes success factors in “Managing Virtual Teams Successfully“.  As many technical and business support professionals work at home or even in other nations, the concept of virtual team management is growing in importance. Managing Virtual Teams Successfully […]

Windows 10 – New 1803 version 5 best features

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Microsoft announced Windows 10 April 2018 Update, is being released today and below are a summary of 5 key features Microsoft’s Windows 10 April 2018 Update is out now – here are the 5 best hidden features Microsoft announced this past Friday that its hotly anticipated new update, now known simply as the Windows 10 April 2018 […]

Microsoft Security – Spectre V2 update for WIN10 and Server 2016

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Microsoft Security a new security update for Spectre version 2, for Windows 10 and Server 2016 environments https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/Microsoft+Security+Update+for+Spectre+V2/23601/ https://support.microsoft.com/en-sg/help/4078407/update-to-enable-mitigation-against-spectre-variant-2 Microsoft has released a security update for the Spectre v2 (branch target injection) vulnerability. Unlike KB4091666, published earlier in the week, which updated the Intel microcode to mitigate Spectre V2 at the chip level, KB4078407 is a software […]

Malware – 20th anniversary of CIH virus on APR 26th 1998

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This was one of most destructive attacks of its time, as disabled PCs for unprotected users.  While we did an excellent job in prior company of stopping viruses and had protection in place for around 90% of users.  However, there were still a few unprotected PCs in our large company.  I do recall 3 systems where BIOS […]

Amazon Alexa – Echo Dot Kids Edition in May 2018

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Parental controls are important for families & Amazon has designed the Echo Dot Kids Edition to better ensure appropriate content as PC Magazines describes in detailed review. Still even this safer form of technology requires parental supervision & monitoring as a best practice. https://www.pcmag.com/news/360646/amazon-made-a-kid-friendly-echo-dot Amazon wants everyone using Alexa, including kids. With that in mind, […]


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