Community News Posts

Next Step in My Career

  Back in September 2011, after a short and unpleasant contracting experience, I joint a large Australian retailer as a senior systems engineer, focusing on their System Center infrastructure. I chose this company because the office location is close to home, the role was interesting (have a VERY large System Center environment to play with), […]

The System Center Universe is coming in 14 days #SCU2015

You do not want to miss the opportunity to be at System Center Universe (SCU) this February 4th. You want to know why? Here’s the top 5 reasons why you do not want to miss SCU2015! Speaker and session lineup: I can’t even imagine a more jam packed day of sessions or a better group […]

How to Protect Your Kids from Cybercrime

(Image credit: Gone are the days when kids couldn’t wait to get to the football field and score goals, or cool off in a swimming pool on a hot sunny day, or engage in bicycle races with each other. We live in times when children and teenagers are glued to their computers, surfing the […]

Inside Central Podcast

For the uninitiated, Pete and I produce a (mostly) weekly podcast called Inside Central. This podcast is aimed fairly and squarely at the System Center community and (we hope) provides useful information on a broad range of topics. In recent weeks, we’ve covered optimizing Service Manager, SCCM, DaaS in Azure, Security and Compliance Management and […]

Service Manager Virtual User Group Meeting–March 27th 9:00 am Pacific

It’s almost time for the March Service Manager (SCSM) User Group Meeting!When: Thursday, March 27th at 9:00 am PDT (UTC -8:00 US & Canada)Agenda: User Group Updates News Presentations (demos) John Hennen – Custom Form Authoring Pete Zerger – Dynamic Service Modeling in Service Manager 2012 R2 Special Guest – David Seidman from BlueStripe Communication […]

Say goodbye to RTF in a self-service portal of Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Manager

Our SCSM customers dislike a few things in the system: No web console by default; Heavy and slow Service Manager console; RTF format in a self-service portal for displaying the knowledge base article’s content. Our team are very happy to inform that the last version of SCUtils Knowledge Base lets you completely remove any RTF […]

Happy New Year! 5th year MVP Renewal!

Happy new year to everyone! I hope your year will be great one! My happy surprise for the past five years on new years day, has been receiving news that I have been given the honor of receiving the MVP Award. I am amazed every day that I am able to work with such a […]