An hour into my first Reddit AMA with some super-excellent JAMFs!
krypted June 24th, 2016
I’ve worked with a lot of organizations switching between Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions in my career. And I’ve seen the migration projects go both really, really well, and really, really poorly. In most cases, the migration is somewhat painful no matter what you do. But in this (my first) article on the JAMF blog, I try and organize my thoughts around a few things to look out for when migrating between MDMs/MAMs, and some context/experience around those.
krypted June 23rd, 2016
Published an article at http://www.itbusinessedge.com/slideshows/10-must-have-apps-for-your-small-business.html on types of apps you should use when starting to put iPads in a small business. Obviously many a business has vertical needs, but a lot of apps are horizontal, so cut across a wide swath of industries.
krypted June 22nd, 2016
The seventh episode of the MacAdmins podcast is now available! This is my first time sitting out an episode, which might explain why it’s the best episode so far!
krypted June 21st, 2016
Posted In: MacAdmins Podcast
Been awhile since I contributed any content to the wonderful Bushel team, so provided an article on accounting concepts that every small business owner should know. A sample:
To be a successful small business owner, you don’t need to be an accounting expert; you can outsource that. But you do need a solid grasp of basic accounting concepts. As a small business owner, you need more than an intuitive feel for the performance of your business. Understanding a few basic Accounting 101 concepts goes a long way towards keeping the goals for your company in alignment with your performance. Here are 5 accounting concepts to get you started:
krypted June 18th, 2016
I’m a bit late in posting this, but better late than never! In this episode, we interview the venerable Arek Dreyer about his upcoming book, and learn a little of his origin story! More on that in issues to come I’m sure!
krypted June 15th, 2016
Posted a Huffington Post article from my notes from the WWDC keynote. Hope you enjoy!
Apple kicked off WWDC (World Wide Developers Conference) today, with a Keynote that showcased some of the upper tier of talent and management within Apple. As a former WWDC speaker, I watch the keynote and most sessions through the remainder of the week religiously. Here, you see what’s coming in the fall releases of the four operating systems: macOS, watchOS, iOS, and tvOS (for Macs, Apple Watches, iPhones and iPads, and Apple TVs respectively).
PS: macOS autocorrects to tacos. Mmmmm, tacos…
krypted June 14th, 2016
Wrote an article awhile back that got edited by and is now posted at http://www.smallbizdaily.com/hiring-the-best-it-support-for-your-smb-to-make-the-most-of-your-investment/.
If it’s your kinda’ thing, hope you enjoy!
krypted June 9th, 2016
Posted In: Articles and Books
Under the hood on iOS is a hard place to get; especially without bricking or jailbreaking a device. There are a few tools that can provide insight into what’s on a device, and about the device, though. One is an app called SysSecInfo, available at https://www.sektioneins.de/en/blog/16-05-09-system-and-security-info.html.
Once installed, you’ll see how much CPU and memory are in use, and not in use, on your device.
Scroll down and tap on Process List to see a list of each process running on the device.
Tap Details towards the bottom of the screen to see more information about the OS build running on the device.
Overall, a handle little tool, with lots of information about devices, including how to derive whether the device has been jailbroken (although note that for each method of jailbreak detection, there’s a method for defeating detection).
krypted June 8th, 2016
Posted In: iPhone
Episode 5: SSO & Puppies, Two Tales of Adoption with Tom Bridge, Pepijn Bruienne, Marcus Ransom, and I is now available at http://podcast.macadmins.org or using the embed below. Hope you enjoy!
And a special thanks to Andrew Seago, Miles Leacy, and Mikey Paul for joining us!
krypted June 7th, 2016