Mobility Engineers live in a very peculiar world nowadays. Back in the good ol’ BlackBerry days, we had the world at our mercy. We could do anything and everything was built EXACTLY how it needed to be. We didn’t have to worry about the conundrum of “is it business?”, “is it consumer?”, or is it […]Read More Managed Apple IDs in an Enterprise World
Since the inception of this blog, it has become very rewarding for me. I never would have guessed that a few rando’s from AirWatch saying “Do you have a blog?” “You should get a blog!” would have turned into something that has been moderately successful for me. My blog has helped me get some great […]Read More Mobile Jon: Moving Onto the Next Level
Last April, I took Dell Tech World by storm unveiling the next generation of PC deployment and imaging. Sure, Dell presented this whole Dell Provisioning concept, but I took it and decided that I would push the limits of what it can do. You can read more about that here Dell Provisioning at my current […]Read More Bending Dell Command Update 3.1 To Your Will
One of the major challenges with MacOS is that DEP is nice, but still requires significant user interaction. With the release of Catalina, things have become a bit easier. VMware Workspace ONE has elevated this to a new level with Workspace ONE UEM 1912 and rotating admin account credentials, delivering stronger security posture. Let’s get […]Read More Delivering a Near Zero Touch MacOS Experience with DEP Powered by Workspace ONE
Every now and then, I get a little bit bored. After enough years, you run out of stuff to do in your MDM environment. We can optimize and do all sorts of crazy/random things to build a utopia of mobility. My latest optimization adventure is leveraging the REST API to the best of our abilities. […]Read More A Foray into Working with the VMWare Workspace ONE APIs
So, I’ve surpassed roughly a year since I started down the path of Windows Management. Going back a year or so ago when VMWare made their huge Dell Provisioning Announcement, then speaking at Dell Tech World, and starting a major transformation at my company…things have been “interesting” I’m going to take you down the path […]Read More Lessons Learned in Workspace ONE Windows 10 Management
Man Am I TIRED! That first section was a beast! I am so worn out. This new CIO is absolutely killing me! Alas, the job is never quite done is it?! Today, we will be moving onto building on our great work to build a story. Let’s be honest… that’s what the user experience is […]Read More Elevating the Corporate UEM Strategy
Setting the Tone Well, its our first day! Let’s just say stuff is crazy! I’ll admit that my new boss has left me a thing or two to work on…. Time to Get to Work! In Phase 1, we are going to be doing some really special things. You will get to enjoy a number […]Read More Optimizing WS1 UEM to Support Corporate PCs and Macs
The phrase “More Cowbell” is well known to us all by 2019 and the truly special skit from Saturday Night Live. The idea is.. that we are “lacking something” in our lives and there is just one cure! MORE COWBELL! On a more serious note, we have used many MDM platforms over the years from […]Read More A Case Study: Is Workspace ONE UEM the “More Cowbell” of UEM?
Recently, the Unified Access Gateway (UAG) 3.6 was released and our fear has come true… UAG is now the Super Edge for VMWare. Content Gateway, Tunnel, and now SEG are all part of the VMWare gateway product. There’s no question that its a very divisive product for true and not so true reasons, but let’s […]Read More To UAG-finity and Beyond!
Everyone is talking about the changes in MDM or the keynote, but I wanted to take some time to hit on a few sessions that are especially important to UEM engineers and architects to share some information that could make a huge difference. We’re going to cover sessions about security, the new SSO frameworks, networking, […]Read More Recapping 5 Huge Sessions at WWDC That Will Shape Mobility in 2019
Hello everyone! So I presented at Dell World on Modern Management and spoke at length about Dell Provisioning and I have probably rolled out 40-50 laptops. With that in mind, I’ve learned many things (some good and some bad). I thought I would talk about my experience and provide some interesting troubleshooting you can do […]Read More One Month into Dell Provisioning: The Good, The Bad, and the Interesting
Last year, I was lucky enough to attend VMWorld and host an incredible session on Delivering Secure and Seamless Access to Apps and Data, which was one of the highlights of my mobility career. My 2nd favorite thing about VMWorld besides hanging out with my best friend (No I’m not talking about VMWare) was the […]Read More Decoupling and Elevating Dell’s New Provisioning for WorkspaceONE
Introduction Greetings my mobile minions! Recently, the fine people of Dell EMC approached me about speaking at DTW. It’s truly a humbling experience that my speaking engagements at VMWorld and AirWatch Connect have earned me enough respect that people ask me for my insight. I’ve been doing extensive work on Dell’s new provisioning technology which […]Read More Welcome to Modern Device Management 2.0