Updating Exchange Distribution Lists from a CSV file

I was recently asked to create a load of distribution lists in Exchange Online. I was also asked to give the owner of the distribution list a simple method of keeping them up to date and frankly, I was more than happy to oblige with that. I have enough to do during the day, keeping …
Continue reading Updating Exchange Distribution Lists from a CSV file

Why I Don’t Use Social Media

In today’s episode of “Who cares what you think? You’re just some weirdo on the Internet who runs a blog that no-one reads!”, I’m going to have a go at explaining why I don’t use social media. Minor spoiler, it’s not just because I’m an anti-social computer nerd. On most of the other blogging sites …
Continue reading Why I Don’t Use Social Media

PRTG – Flow Monitoring

I have a new favourite toy at work. It hasn’t quite overtaken ConfigMgr as my absolute favourite but it’s close. I’m having fun with it though, and that’s the main thing. Apart from, you know, its entire business function, but that’s minor, right? My new toy is called PRTG which is written by a company called …
Continue reading PRTG – Flow Monitoring

Dell Business Docking Stations

There are a few posts on this site called “The Grand(ish) Experiment” where I talk about using Dell Venue tablets with their respective docking stations, exploring their potential to replace desktop machines. The idea was that every office desk and classroom would have a docking station, teachers would have their own tablets with the software …
Continue reading Dell Business Docking Stations

Parallels Mac Management – What’s Been Happening?

Yet another post about the Parallels Mac Management plugin for Configuration Manager. Anyone would think they pay to write this crap! Well, unfortunately for me, they don’t. I have to admit, this post has been an embarrassingly long time in the making; in between work, parenting and being absolutely cream crackered all the time, I …
Continue reading Parallels Mac Management – What’s Been Happening?