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Now displaying: August, 2019
Aug 27, 2019

SYNOPSIS:

Tom and Charles talk with cmdSecurity’s Dan Griggs about BlackHat 2019, all the Apple security news at BlackHat this year, and all of the features of cmdSecurity’s new cmdReporter product.

YOUR HOSTS:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

OUR GUEST:

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

Google’s Project Zero iOS Disclosure

Apple’s Enterprise Security Tech Note

cmdReporter

SUPPORTING SPONSORS:

MacStadium

Use code MACADMINS at checkout, good for 50% off your first month of a Mac mini subscription!

Click through for 10 users for free at Jumpcloud!

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Weldon Dodd, Jonathan Spiva, Justin Holt, Chad Swarthout, William Smith, Stephen Weinstein, Jason Dettbarn, Seb Nash & Will O’Neal. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
VMworld 2019 San Francisco, CA 25-29 August 2019 $2195 Check the EUC Track!
MacSysAdmin Göteborg, Sweden 1-4 October 2019 11700 SEK
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
San Diego Mac Admins UC San Diego Health 10 September 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
Houston Apple Admins FlightAware 18 September 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free
Toronto Mac Admins LoyaltyOne Atrium 18 September 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 19 September 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
NYC Jamf User Group New York City 1 24 September 2019, 4.30 p.m. ET Free

SPONSOR MAC ADMINS PODCAST!

If you’re interested in sponsoring the Mac Admins Podcast, please email podcast@macadmins.org for more information.

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Aug 21, 2019

SYNOPSIS:

Erin Merchant of Envoy talks with Charles, Tom and Marcus about what it means to lead in IT, how to build better workplace technology groups, and more!

YOUR HOSTS:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
  • Marcus Ransom, Technical Delivery Manager, CompNow [@marcusransom]

OUR GUEST:

  • Erin Merchant, Workplace Tech Success Manager, Envoy

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

Work with Erin

IT KIt Interview: Erin Merchant and Dana Stocking

Committing to Thoughtful Leadership

Books Erin has read (and recommends!):
The Confidence Code
The Optimistic Workplace
The Lean Startup
Quiet (The Power of Introverts)
Radical Candor
The Surprising Science of Meetings
Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? (and how to fix it)
Range: Why Generalist Triumph in a Specialized World
Originals
Powerful (Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility)
Brotopia

Cross-pollinating Podcasts:
Reply All
Erin’s current favorite thematic story right now:
Reply All: The Russian Passenger
Reply All: Beware All
Reply All: The Secret Life of Alex Goldman
Reply All: What Kind of Idiot Gets Phished
The IT Kit Podcast

Glue
How Slack Got Ahead in Diversity
The Curse of Culture
What Most People Get Wrong About Men And Women
Is Work Your Happy Place
The Confidence Gap
Mothers: Women in Tech Stereotype
Changing the Face of the Industry

The Important Thing
The One About Management (Pt. 1)
The One About Feedback (Pt. 1)
The One About Feedback (Pt. 2)
The One About Communication

StartUp

Career Design Patterns

Some fun stuff for philosophy and well-rounded leaders:
The Cut on Tuesdays
2 Dope Boys and a Podcast
Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller
The Three Questions with Andy Richter
The Message/LifeAfter
HBR IdeaCast
Fashion is Your Business

SUPPORTING SPONSORS:

Click through for 10 users for free at Jumpcloud!

MacStadium

Use code MACADMINS at checkout, good for 50% off your first month of a Mac mini subscription!

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Chad Swartwout, William Smith, Justin Holt, Weldon Dodd, Jon Brown, Randy Wong, Dan Collings, Jason Dettbarn, Will O’Neal and Seb Nash. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
VMworld 2019 San Francisco, CA 25-29 August 2019 $2195 Check the EUC Track!
MacSysAdmin Göteborg, Sweden 1-4 October 2019 11700 SEK
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 15 August 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
Atlanta Apple Admins Perimeter Center ROAM, Atlanta, GA – Dinner sponsored by Addigy 15 August 2019, 6:30 p.m. ET Free
Houston Apple Admins FlightAware 18 September 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free
Toronto Mac Admins LoyaltyOne Atrium 18 September 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 19 September 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
NYC Jamf User Group New York City 1 24 September 2019, 4.30 p.m. ET Free

SPONSOR MAC ADMINS PODCAST!

If you’re interested in sponsoring the Mac Admins Podcast, please email podcast@macadmins.org for more information.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Get the latest about the Mac Admins Podcast, follow us on Twitter! We’re @MacAdmPodcast!

Aug 13, 2019

SYNOPSIS:

APOLLO Engineer Don Eyles joins Tom and Charles to talk about what it was like to work on computers when we went to the Moon.

YOUR HOSTS:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

OUR GUEST:

  • Don Eyles, Retired Researcher From Charles Draper Laboratories

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

Sunbursts and Luminaries by Don Eyles
Supersymandala
We Hack The Moon: Don Eyles

Draper Laboratory

Core Rope Memory

Hugh Blair Smith

Margaret Hamilton

George Cherry

Line Printer

Honeywell 1800

IBM 360

AGC

Using Timeliner for the ISS

Richard Battin

Rebuilding an Apollo Guidance Computer

Pyr 2014, a Pictures Series

Sunburst and Luminary

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

MacStadium

Use code MACADMINS at checkout, good for 50% off your first month of a Mac mini subscription!

Click through for 10 users for free at Jumpcloud!

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Chad Swartwout, William Smith, Justin Holt, Weldon Dodd, Jon Brown, Randy Wong, Dan Collings, Jason Dettbarn and Seb Nash. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
VMworld 2019 San Francisco, CA 25-29 August 2019 $2195 Check the EUC Track!
MacSysAdmin Göteborg, Sweden 1-4 October 2019 11700 SEK
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 15 August 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
Atlanta Apple Admins Perimeter Center ROAM, Atlanta, GA – Dinner sponsored by Addigy 15 August 2019, 6:30 p.m. ET Free
Houston Apple Admins FlightAware 18 September 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free
Toronto Mac Admins LoyaltyOne Atrium 18 September 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 19 September 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free

SPONSOR MAC ADMINS PODCAST!

If you’re interested in sponsoring the Mac Admins Podcast, please email podcast@macadmins.org for more information.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Get the latest about the Mac Admins Podcast, follow us on Twitter! We’re @MacAdmPodcast!

Aug 6, 2019

SYNOPSIS:

Greg Neagle joins the pod this week to talk about the state of everything as we go through beta season.

YOUR HOSTS:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
  • Marcus Ransom, Technical Delivery Manager, CompNow [@marcusransom]

OUR GUEST:

  • Greg Neagle, Private Citizen

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

Relocatable Python
InstallInstallmacOS
Installr
Bootstrappr

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

[Click through for 10 users for *free* at Jumpcloud!](https://jumpcloud.com/macadmins) MacStadium

Use code MACADMINS at checkout, good for 50% off your first month of a Mac mini subscription!

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Chad Swartwout, William Smith, Justin Holt, Weldon Dodd, Jon Brown, Randy Wong, Dan Collings, Jason Dettbarn and Seb Nash. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
MacAdmins Conference State College, PA 9-12 July 2019 $649 Early Bird until 13 May
VMworld 2019 San Francisco, CA 25-29 August 2019 $2195 Check the EUC Track!
MacSysAdmin Göteborg, Sweden 1-4 October 2019 11700 SEK
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Dutch Mac Admins Pro Academy Training Center, Amsterdam 06 August 2019, 14:30 CEST Free
San Diego Mac Admins UC San Diego Health 06 August 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 15 August 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
Houston Apple Admins FlightAware 18 September 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 19 September 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free

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SPONSOR MAC ADMINS PODCAST!

If you’re interested in sponsoring the Mac Admins Podcast, please email podcast@macadmins.org for more information.

SOCIAL MEDIA

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