Episode 92: Back to School with Amanda Wuest and Chris Miller

Synopsis:

Amanda Wuest and Chris Miller join us for a back-to-school focused episode, talking about the unique challenges of education IT and planning around the school calendar.

Your Hosts:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge]
  • Marcus Ransom, Senior Apple Systems Engineer, CompNow [@marcusransom]

Guests:

  • Amanda Wuest, Client Systems Administrator, Lower Merion School District
  • Chris Miller, Assistant Director of Technology Services, Eanes Innovative School District

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Links & Notes

All your InstallApplication are belong to us

Jesse Endahl at Black Hat

Apple releases archived developer documentation

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MacSysdamin Göteborg, Sweden October 2-5 US$1400
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, Minnesota October 23-25 US$799
Objective by the Sea Wailea, HI November 3-4 Patreon-Backer
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA November 6-9 US$899
Meetups
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Melbourne Apple Admins Slack APAC HQ, Carlton August 29, 6:30pm Free
Austin Apple Admins The Home Depot Austin Technology Center August 29, 7pm CT Free
Atlanta Apple Admins Good Word Brewing & Public House in Duluth, GA August 30, 6:30 p.m. Eastern Free
MacDeployment Meetup Market Mall Apple Store, Calgary AB Canada September 25, 6:30 p.m. Mountain Free

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Episode 91: Olympic Weightlifting is a lot like Open Source, with Shea Craig

Synopsis:

Shea Craig joins Charles and Tom to talk about contributing to open source, building, then leaving, the JSS Importer project, and olympic weightlifting.

Your Hosts:

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

Guests:

  • Shea Craig, Senior IT Systems Engineer at SAS [@shea_craig]

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

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Links & Notes

JSS Importer
JSS Helper
Yo
Spruce

macOS Command Line
bc command
Bash’s Birthday!

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MacSysdamin Göteborg, Sweden October 2-5 US$1400
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, Minnesota October 23-25 US$799
Objective by the Sea Wailea, HI November 3-4 Patreon-Backer
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA November 6-9 US$899
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Utah Apple Admins Marriott Library, University of Utah August 15th, 11am Mountain Free
Apple Admins of Seattle & The Great Northwest Nordstrom Studio N August 16th, 6pm Pacific Free
Greater Philadelphia Mac Admins Apple Store, Walnut Street August 23, 6 PM Eastern Free
Austin Apple Admins The Home Depot Austin Technology Center August 29, 7pm CT Free
Atlanta Apple Admins Good Word Brewing & Public House in Duluth, GA August 30, 6:30 p.m. Eastern Free
MacDeployment Meetup Market Mall Apple Store, Calgary AB Canada September 25, 6:30 p.m. Mountain Free

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Episode 90: Roundtable, with Mike Lynn

Synopsis:

Charles, Marcus and Tom talk at length about the new MacBook Pro, the T2 chip, and special guest Michael Lynn tells us what it all means for the future for Apple Admins.

Your Hosts:

Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf Software [@cedge318]
Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge]
Marcus Ransom, Senior Apple Systems Engineer, CompNow [@marcusransom]

Guests:

  • Michael Lynn, Client Platform Engineer, Facebook [@mikeymikey]

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

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Links & Notes

Benchmarks after Performance Fix

Just how much is downloaded by the os when upgrading?

Performance fix for MacBook Pro 2018 (iMore)

GitHub topics

Secure Boot

I for one welcome our new Configurator overlords

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MacSysdamin Göteborg, Sweden October 2-5 US$1400
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, Minnesota October 23-25 US$799
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA November 6-9 US$899
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Macbrained SF Twitter HQ August 8th, 6pm Pacific Free
Utah Apple Admins Marriott Library, University of Utah August 15th, 11am Mountain Free
MacDeployment Meetup Market Mall Apple Store (To Be Confirmed), Calgary AB Canada September 25, 6:30 p.m. Mountain Free

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Episode 89: Naveen & John talk VMware

Synopsis:

Naveen Pitchandi and John Richard from VMware join the pod to talk about Workspace One, Munki, and what it’s like working with Open Source in the Commercial Realm.

Your Hosts:

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

Guests:

  • Naveen Pitchandi, VMware Product Line Manager
  • John Richards, VMware Technical Product Manager

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

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Links & Notes

OKTA/VMware Partnership

Erik Gomez on Using Airwatch to Deploy Munki

VMware at MacDevopsYVR 2018

What All Mac Admins Need to Know About Modern Management & the Digital Workspace

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MacSysdamin Göteborg, Sweden October 2-5 US$1400
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MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA November 6-9 US$899
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