Jasson Walker, Jr. Articles

SharePoint Saturday Baltimore 2017 Wrap Up

I had the pleasure of hosting a session at SharePoint Saturday Baltimore 2017. It was very well attended.  In fact, it was sold out! I saw some old friends and met some new ones too. My Presentation I made a session presentation at the event entitled, “Office 365 Advanced Security Hardening with cFocus Software”. In...

ALERT: Latest Information on WannaCry Ransomware and Office 365

Latest Update (May 20, 2017) Looks like the WannaCry threat has been thwarted! According to USAToday.com the WannaCry ransomware attack was disabled over the weekend.  Please see the full story here: https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2017/05/13/22-year-old-wannacry-ransomware-malwaretech-analyst-stopped/101637152/. What is WannaCry Ransomware? If you haven’t heard yet, there’s a brand new ransomware threat that is spreading very rapidly. It’s called WannaCry...

Azure Government Chatbot Reduces Email By 50%

Microsoft Azure Government is really pioneering some exciting technology right now! Earlier this week, Microsoft and the City of Los Angeles unveiled CHIP, a chatbot whose name stands for “City Hall Internet Personality”. CHIP runs in the Azure Government cloud.  It resides on Los Angeles’s Business Assistance Virtual Network (BAVN), and was created by two city...

SharePoint Fest DC 2017 Wrap Up

cFocus Software was a Platinum Sponsor at SharePoint Fest DC 2017 for the second straight year.  As usual, it was a very highly populated event with over 600 registered attendees!  We unveiled our new booth for the first time, and I was very happy with the way it looked!  More importantly, we met quite a...

Office 365 Government Features Update

Using either Office 365 Government or Azure Government can give your governmental office a huge boost in finally obtaining top-tier cloud technology. As an example, those of you in the U.S. Government Community for Office 365 are able to enjoy new features announced this last January. If you’re just now starting to use Office 365...

Office 365 Government Introduces Power BI Pro

For quite a while, Power BI was only available in Office 365 through a commercial edition that brought some of the best features available for organizing data. As a business intelligence cloud service, it’s already helped many commercial businesses aggregate, visualize, and share all the data they have. In government, though, data is a far...