Episode 112: Live From Seattle!

This week, a special episode of the Mac Admins Podcast, taped at Dropbox in Seattle! Tom sat down with four IT Leaders in the Seattle Mac Admins community to talk about careers, leadership, and the advice we all wish we’d had.

Synopsis:

Tom visits Seattle, and finds a great conversation waiting about leadership, career development, and advice you want to give yourself. Vi Lynk, Ashley Smith, Chris Dawe and Jonathan Spiva join the pod at Dropbox in Seattle for a special live episode.

Your Hosts:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge]

Your Guests:

  • Chris Dawe, Wheelwrights LLC
  • Vi Lynk, Director of Technology, Giddens School
  • Jonathan Spiva, Director Of IT, Convoy
  • Ashley Smith, Desktop Engineer, Accolade Inc

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Links & Notes

Vi’s talk: Don’t even think about doing this work alone! – Finding and Maintaining Partners in IT

Truth from the Trenches: A Practical Guide to the Art of IT Management

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Mac Admins Podcast Community Calendar, Sponsored by Watchman Monitoring

Conference Sites
Event NameLocationDatesCost
Addigy Partner SummitMiami, Florida6-8 March 2019$500
Mac Admin & Developer Conference, UKLondon, United Kingdom26-27 March 2019£597 General Adminission
MacDevOps:YVRVancouver, CanadaJune 12-14, 2019$275CAD – $495CAD
Mac Admins at Penn StateState College, PA12-19 July 2019Call For Presenters Open
Jamf Nation User ConferenceMinneapolis, MN12-14 November 2019$799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event NameLocationDatesCost
Toronto Mac AdminsGlobe and Mail Centre28 February 2019, 6:00 p.m. ETFree
St. Louis Mac AdminsHotel Saint Louis, Autograph Collection7 March 2019, 6:00 p.m. CTFree
San Diego Mac AdminsInterlaced, Downtown SD13 March 2019, 6:00 p.m. PTFree
Houston Apple AdminsEnvision Design27 March 2019, 5:30 p.m. CTFree

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Episode 111: Pennsylvania Dreaming

Synopsis:

Gretchen Kuwahara and Rusty Myers of Mac Admins at Penn State join the pod this week to talk about the 2019 Mac Admins Conference!

Your Hosts:

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

our Guests:

  • Gretchen Kuwahara, Penn State University
  • Rusty Myers, Penn State University

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

Early Bird Registration: $649

Mac Admins Call For Presenters

Mac Admins at Penn State Website

Supporting Sponsors

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Mac Admins Podcast Community Calendar, Sponsored by Watchman Monitoring

Conference Sites
Event NameLocationDatesCost
Addigy Partner SummitMiami, Florida6-8 March 2019$500
Mac Admin & Developer Conference, UKLondon, United Kingdom26-27 March 2019£597 General Adminission
MacDevOps:YVRVancouver, CanadaJune 12-14, 2019$275CAD – $495CAD
Mac Admins at Penn StateState College, PA12-19 July 2019Call For Presenters Open
Jamf Nation User ConferenceMinneapolis, MN12-14 November 2019$799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event NameLocationDatesCost
San Diego Mac AdminsInterlaced, Downtown SD13 February 2018, 6:00 p.m. PTFree
University of Utah Mac AdminsMarriott Library, University of Utah20 February 2019, 11:00 a.m. MTFree
MacDeployment Meetup805 10 Ave SW, #20020 February 2019, 6:30 p.m. MTFree
Twin Cities Mac AdminsCBX21 February 2019, 5:00 p.m. CTFree
MacSysAdmins SwitzerlandCafe Gloria, Zürich21 February 2019, 18:45 p.m. CETFree
Seattle Apple AdminsDropbox Seattle21 February 2019, 5:30 p.m. PTFree
Atlanta Apple AdminsSweetWater Brewery21 February 2019, 6:00 p.m. ETFree
Toronto Mac AdminsGlobe and Mail Centre28 February 2019, 6:00 p.m. ETFree
St. Louis Mac AdminsHotel Saint Louis, Autograph Collection7 March 2019, 6:00 p.m. CTFree
Houston Apple AdminsEnvision Design27 March 2019, 5:30 p.m. CTFree

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Episode 110: You Spin Me

Synopsis:

Charles and Tom have a lot on their minds, from 10.14.3, to Adobe licensing, to the 35th anniversary of the Mac.

Your Hosts:

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

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

10.14.3 Ships

Happy 35th Birthday to the Mac
Introduction of the Mac

Adobe Shared Device Licensing starts on January 28th

Office 365 in the App Store

Armin Briegel’s 2019 Outlook

Tycho was the loveliest of humans. He was kind, he was the most giving person I’ve ever met, and he set new standards for what it means to be a host. I try to emulate so much of his attributes, but continue to come up short. Even though we’ve known about his health issues for years, and specifically that he had announced he wouldn’t be involved in MacSysAdmin as the “dictator” any more, I am as devastated about this as I’ve been about anyone I’ve lost in my adult life. My heart goes out to Patrick, Anna, and all of his family and circle of friends. We’ve all lost a great friend and may we keep him with us always. — Charles

Donate to 350.org in his honor.

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Patreon Sponsors

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

Mac Admins Podcast Community Calendar, Sponsored by Watchman Monitoring

Conference Sites
Event NameLocationDatesCost
Addigy Partner SummitMiami, Florida6-8 March 2019$500
Mac Admin & Developer Conference, UKLondon, United Kingdom26-27 March 2019£597 General Adminission
MacDevOps:YVRVancouver, CanadaJune 12-14, 2019$195CAD education, $295CAD for independents, $395CAD for corporate Early bird until January 11, 2019
Jamf Nation User ConferenceMinneapolis, MN12-14 November 2019$799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event NameLocationDatesCost
Macbrained DC: MacDMVMoreland’s Tavern, DC2 February 2019, 2:00 p.m. ETFree
Los Angeles Mac AdminsLumaForge HQ, Burbank7 February 2019, 5:30 p.m. PTFree
San Diego Mac AdminsInterlaced, Downtown SD13 February 2018, 6:00 p.m. PTFree
University of Utah Mac AdminsMarriott Library, University of Utah20 February 2019, 11:00 a.m. MTFree
Twin Cities Mac AdminsCBX21 February 2019, 5:00 p.m. CTFree
MacSysAdmins SwitzerlandCafe Gloria, Zürich21 February 2019, 18:45 p.m. CETFree
Seattle Apple AdminsLocation TBA, Downtown Seattle22 February 2019, Time TBAFree
Toronto Mac AdminsGlobe and Mail Centre28 February 2019, 6:00 p.m. ETFree

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