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Windows Server Lunch & Learn

Windows Server Lunch & Learn

Event Date(s): Jun 26, 2018

Join us for the upcoming Windows Server Lunch & Learn, led by Centriq Instructor Janet Nichols. The demo only presentation will provide an overview of the Fine Grained Password Policies within Windows Server 2016.Read More

The IT Professional’s Guide to Blockchain, Bitcoin, and Altcoins.

The IT Professional’s Guide to Blockchain, Bitcoin, and Altcoins.

Event Date(s): Mar 14, 2018

Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Time: 11:45 – 12:30 PM

Location: This is an online event.

The media has been talking with increased frequency about bitcoin, altcoins, and especially blockchain.

Not sure what blockchain is? Put simply, it’s a digital ledger in which transactions made in bitcoin or another cryptocurrency are recorded chronologically and publicly.

This webinar will cover the rise of digital currency and include a demonstration of blockchain technology as it relates to digital currencies. Read More

Microsoft Excel Lunch & Learn

Microsoft Excel Lunch & Learn

Event Date(s): Mar 15, 2018

Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018

Time: Noon – 1:00 PM

Location: 8700 State Line Road, Suite 200, Leawood, KS

This complimentary Microsoft Excel seminar will be demonstration based and cover the following:

  • Fantastic Feature: Learn to use Flash Fill to save time and effort.
  • Terrific Tips and Tricks: Learn about less known functions such as Index and Match, Large and Small, Transpose, GetPivotData, and Forecast.
  • Awesome Addins: Learn to use apps such as People Graph, Bing Maps, Bubbles, and Heat Maps to visualize your data and other fun tools as well.
  • Super Settings: Learn about advanced options including showing blanks instead of zeros in cells, creating custom lists useful for Autofill, and changing the grid line color.

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Microsoft Word Lunch & Learn

Microsoft Word Lunch & Learn

Event Date(s): Jan 10, 2018

Date: WEDNESDAY, january 10, 2018

Time: NOON – 1:00 PM

This complimentary Microsoft Word seminar will be demonstration based and cover the following:Read More

Microsoft PowerPoint Lunch & Learn

Microsoft PowerPoint Lunch & Learn

Event Date(s): Nov 01, 2017


Time: NOON – 1:00 PM

This complimentary Microsoft PowerPoint seminar will be demonstration based and cover the following:

  • Fantastic Features: Learn to create custom animations and use layers and triggers.
  • Terrific Tips and Tricks: Learn to present like a pro using shortcut keys and tools for screen and cursor options, utilizing special applications such as Mix (Free Add-in) and Online Presentation Service (Free Option), and employing special tips like hiding slides and creating custom shows.
  • Awesome Add-ins: Learn to use free apps such as Scan/Paste, Web Viewer, Slice Timer, Word Cloud, and Timeline.
Registration for this event is now closed.

We hope 1 – 2 people from your company will be able to attend. Lunch will be provided by Centriq starting at Noon; the presentation will begin at 12:15.

Craig Gerdes has written a series of blogs that coincide with the material being presented during this event. You’ll find the blog posts here.

Benefits of Using Windows Server Containers

Benefits of Using Windows Server Containers

Event Date(s): Oct 12, 2017

Date: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2017

Time: 5:30 – 6:30 PM

Windows Server Containers is an OS virtualization technology from Microsoft that is available from Windows Server 2016 onwards. Windows Server Containers are lightweight processes that are isolated from each other and have a similar view of the OS, processes, filesystem, and network.

During this seminar, Rafiq Wayani will highlight and demonstrate the exponential benefits of using Containers. Just as virtualization did during the last decade, containers have been changing the technological implementation landscape along with fundamentally how machines are deployed, used and utilization metrics gathered.

Registration for this event is now closed.

Beverages and snacks will be provided. This complimentary Microsoft Windows Server seminar will be demonstration based. We hope 1 – 2 people from your organization will be able to attend.

Hiring Vets is Good Business

Hiring Vets is Good Business

Event Date(s): Oct 03, 2017

Presented by Grantham University??

Whether you’re in healthcare, engineering, technology, or business, finding the right candidate sometimes feels harder than it should be. But there’s a pool of graduates who already have the work ethic, discipline and skills to hit the ground running – Military Veterans.

OCTOBER 3, 2017 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Join us for this thought provoking Lunch and Learn about the benefits of hiring veterans and how best to reach them.

Registration for this event is now closed.
Lunch provided! Meet and greet to follow the presentation.

KC .NET User Group – May 2017

Event Date(s): May 23, 2017

Getting started with Azure Mobile Center – Mike Benkovich

What: KC .NET User Group May 2017 Meeting
When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from  to

Where: VinSolutions, 5700 Broadmoor Street, Mission, KS (map)
9th Floor, park in front or on top (uncovered) deck of covered parking garage.??

  • Getting started with Azure Mobile Center

    You’ve got the great idea and done the dev work to get your app running on your own phone, but how do you finish the job? There are lots of tools out there to choose from to automate the builds, run UI testing, distribute it, capture analytics and manage data and identity, but why learn many when you can do it all with one? Introducing Microsoft’s Mobile Center, the next generation of HockeyApp, Xamarin Test Cloud, Application Insights and Azure Mobile Apps. We’ll show how to get started and use the various features to let you focus on the code and creating a great app.

    Mike Benkovich@mbenko

    Mike Benkovich is a former Microsoft evangelist who has spent his career helping developers explore and apply new technologies to solving information challenges. His website www.benkotips.com provides developers with resources to get started and work with technologies including cloud, data and devices.

    Sponsor: Centriq

    Registration for this event is now closed.
What is Big Data Really?

What is Big Data Really?

Event Date(s): Jun 22, 2017 — Jun 22, 2017

Date: Thursday, june 22, 2017

Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Big data: everyone seems to be talking about it, but what is it really? How is big data changing the way researchers learn about the world around them? Where is this data coming from, how is it being processed, and how are the results being used?

This complimentary Big Data seminar will be demonstration based and cover the following:

  1. What type of datasets are considered Big Data?
  2. How is Big Data used?
  3. What tools are used to analyze Big Data?

The Q&A portion of the seminar will be combined with a networking happy hour at the end of the seminar. Alcoholic beverages, non-alcoholic beverages and snacks will be provided courtesy of Centriq Training.

We hope 1 – 2 members of a company’s IT and/or management team will be able to attend.

Registration for this event is now closed.
Kansas City IT Symposium

Kansas City IT Symposium

Event Date(s): Mar 30, 2017


Time: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Join Centriq Training at this year’s Kansas City IT Symposium.

About the Event

On behalf of the conference planning committee, we invite you to join us at the 2017 KC IT Symposium. As the host and driving force behind this unique conference we are confident you will find your experience to be beneficial through the information you received, the relationships generated, and exciting keynote lineup. It is our goal to create an event that provides an unprecedented opportunity for our region’s IT leadership to gather and explore new ways to maintain a competitive advantage in a global economy and allow collaboration across the region’s Information Technology population. Additionally, it is the goal of the conference committee to create an event which celebrates Information Technology’s achievement and innovation taking place all around us in the corporate, government, and academia sector. With annual participation of this event expected to top over 500 IT executives representing over 150 of the region’s top IT organizations again, you can’t afford to miss this premier IT event. We look forward to seeing you there.

Registration for this event is now closed.

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