Improving SharePoint Lists – Roadmap 2018

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft used the recent SharePoint Conference to introduce numerous improvements to SharePoint lists scheduled for 2018. About one third of these are available now, with the reminder scheduled to be delivered by the end of December 2018.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Food as Medicine: Nutritionfacts.org’s Michael Greger’s TEDx talk about why almost all the major causes of death in western society are attributable to poor nutrition and the industrial food system. Now they are turning their loathing to that other class of people, their customers.

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Why No Lessons Learned Microsoft?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Customers purchasing cloud services from Microsoft rely on those abilities to do their work. Last week saw the first major service disruption to Office 365 in several years.

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More Human Moments from Microsoft

Michael Sampson - Currents

A lightning storm during the night caused a power spike in the US South Central data centre, which negatively affected the cooling system in one part of the data centre, which triggered the automatic systems to start shutting down parts of the data centre to prevent further problems.

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Information Protection: The What

Michael Sampson - Currents

Broadly speaking, information that needs to be protected is like that because its inappropriate use or disclosure could cause harm to a person, entity, or organisation. When thinking about information protection , one of the key questions is what: what specific information should be protected?

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Even Microsoft Struggles With It

Michael Sampson - Currents

But there’s also the more formalised artifacts that are produced that cause the major problems: the help videos, user guides, screenshots, scenario explorations, and much more that need to be kept up-to-date.

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Data Breaches – It’s Not Just Hackers

Michael Sampson - Currents

But despite the general expectation that data breaches are caused by nefarious external agents acting with malicious intent, there are many other types. Here’s some: An employee who accesses personal data records on customers or patients that are outside his or her task domain, or otherwise beyond what they need to access for their job. An employee leaves a firm and takes details on customers to a competitor or to their own new firm in the same market space.

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The Wheel of Blame

How to Save the World

The cause of your suffering is not necessarily to blame for it. I don’t know who invented the “wheel of blame” I first saw it on the refrigerator of Tree’s community house kitchen.

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