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Is Angular the future of Web Development? WebAssembly is coming.

Is Angular the future of Web Development? WebAssembly is coming.

September 26, 2016 in Corporate IT Training, Web Development / by Centriq Training

(Written by Doug Hoff/Centriq Training)

Web development has passed through three major architecture patterns. And a fourth is on the way which will add more choices for designers and keep developers busy as they blend the types both by design and confusion.

Google’s Angular framework is an example of the latest style of architecture and with the release of Angular 2.0 has demonstrated that the Single Page Application is getting easier to develop. But it’s not just another framework. It’s on the architectural path that the web is taking in general. The question I want to address is whether or not Angular will be a long-term solution for the web. In doing so, the choices will become clearer how other styles are appropriate or not based on business needs.Read More

Tips for Asking Management to Invest in IT Training

Tips for Asking Management to Invest in IT Training

September 13, 2016 in Corporate IT Training / by Centriq Training

Technology changes quickly, which is why your skills should be ever evolving and updated regularly. In a perfect world, every company would have a limitless budget for training and certifications, but unfortunately that’s not how it works at most companies.

Despite the challenges business owners and leaders face regarding managing staff and budget limitations, training still needs to be a priority. You wouldn’t go to a doctor that hadn’t updated their skills in 20 years would you? The same argument can be said for a company leaving their network or website in the hands of someone who hasn’t updated their skills in the last 10 – 15 years!

With that in mind, here are some tips for making the pitch to your boss or upper management as to why paying for training is a wise investment in you and the company.Read More

Benefits of a Custom IT Training Class

August 18, 2016 in Corporate IT Training / by Centriq Training

Whether you have 5 or 500 people in need of training on the same technology, Centriq’s custom IT training class capabilities are something you shouldn’t overlook.

Centriq can deliver training in a custom/private format with content that has been tailored to fit your team’s specific goals by one of our expert instructors. These classes can also be held privately at your facility, ours or in a virtual classroom.Read More

First Look at Azure’s Remote Server Management Tools

First Look at Azure’s Remote Server Management Tools

August 12, 2016 in Azure, Corporate IT Training, Microsoft / by Centriq Training

Recently released by Microsoft to the general public for preview, Remote Server Management Tools (RSMT) for Azure allows users to remotely manage any Windows Server 2016 system from the Azure cloud, including any Nano Server instances. As the only graphical management interface to a Nano Server, the tool will be especially important for the Nano Server configuration option. IT pros can choose to either use PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DCS) to create configuration scripts or remote management.Read More

Preview of Microsoft’s Azure Stack

August 8, 2016 in Azure, Corporate IT Training, Microsoft / by Centriq Training

Following the release of the technical preview for Microsoft Azure Stack, customers may have questions regarding Microsoft’s Cloud Technology for the Datacenter. The following is a summary of Redmond Magazine’s article on what to expect when you first install the technical preview for Microsoft Azure Stack. To read the full article, click the link at the bottom of the page.Read More

On-Premises Breathes New Life Into SharePoint

July 24, 2016 in Corporate IT Training, Microsoft / by Centriq Training

Microsoft customers learned at last month’s official launch of SharePoint Server 2016 that the on-premises collaboration would not be the company’s last major upgrade. The following is a summary of Redmond Magazine’s article about this launch of SharePoint Server 2016 and other exciting new features Microsoft is planning to release. To read the full article, follow the link at the bottom of the page.

Microsoft revealed its plans to offer new capabilities designed first for Office 365 that will come to the server edition. In addition, SharePoint Server customers won’t have to wait the typical three years for a new version as there will be Feature Packs coming next year that bring many capabilities built for Office 365 SharePoint Online.

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What Value Comes From an IT Certification?

July 21, 2016 in Corporate IT Training / by Centriq Training

IT has moved from the back office to the front office in just a few short decades and managed to embed itself into nearly every aspect of our business and personal lives. This comes during a time when new technologies including mobile, social business, cloud, and big data and analytics (BDA) are contributing to the rapidly disappearing boundary between the internal operations of the enterprise and its external ecosystem.Read More

Revamped SSRS Has a Promising Future With Power BI

Revamped SSRS Has a Promising Future With Power BI

July 16, 2016 in Corporate IT Training, Microsoft / by Centriq Training

Microsoft has gained supremacy in analytics and real-time reporting with Power BI, currently available only as an online cloud service. A revamped on-premises SQL Server Reporting Services 2016 will deliver rich features, including a new UI, delivery of KPIs and HTML5-based reporting. The integration of these two services has much potential, but for now, is only a statement of direction.

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