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Now displaying: September, 2022
Sep 27, 2022

The good developers at Apple throw us new and exciting curve balls with every new release. This means books can’t just sit on a shelf for five years like in some previous eras but have to be refreshed routinely. The 1st edition of the Apple Device Management book was over 500 pages. Charles and Rich wanted to keep the page count about the same, but there’s so much new crap to shoehorn in there. That means stuff’s gotta’ go. That’s the perfect time to step back, take stock, and look at how the broader device management landscape is shifting and what admins need to know for the future.

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Sep 20, 2022

Software Updates might be the trickiest part of being a Mac Admin right now, there’s lots of different approaches, and a whole bunch of edge and corner cases.

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Sep 12, 2022

Robin Laurén joins the pod this week to talk about Human Centered Security. We’ll pick up where he left off in his MacADUK talk, discuss any reactions, and get into a little of the practical applications.

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Sep 5, 2022

Some of the larger early Apple deployments were in education and many of the more complicated of those were in higher education. This has given higher education deployments a front-row seat to some of the larger challenges in how technology, and specifically the Apple technology, that we manage evolves. We’re stoked to have Jennifer Nieland on the pod this week to help us navigate the hallowed halls of the collegiate technology stack.

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Sep 1, 2022

We cover a lot of different types of workflows on this podcast. They’re all equally as complicated, and some are very specifically designed for a given industry. In today’s episode we’ll have Charles Mangin from N-Able on to talk about how the Managed Service Provider (MSP) treats Apple devices and how the latest innovations from Apple have helped to shape how MSPs can be more productive.

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