New Windows 10 Productivity Improvements

With the Windows 10 November update, Microsoft IT enabled several enterprise features for its global user base, including Windows Hello for Business, Credential Guard, and Enterprise State Roaming. In addition, implementing Azure Active Directory Join across the enterprise extended cloud capabilities to users with Windows 10 devices. With the update, users saw security enhancements and immediate improvements to productivity. Microsoft enabled Azure Active Directory Join and other Windows 10 features that enhance security and productivity, including Windows Hello for Business, Credential Guard, and Enterprise State Roaming.   Enhanced Security The Windows 10 November update offers two new features for improving security. A combination of cryptographic keys that are uniquely tied to a user and device, and facial or fingerprint recognition, provide a more convenient way to sign in with strong authentication.   The Windows Hello for Business helps Microsoft employees and other corporate network users to securely sign in to their PCs. Windows Hello for Business simplifies signing in to on-premises and cloud resources without using a password. Using Windows Hello, our network users can sign in to their Windows 10 devices with just a look or a touch if the device is equipped with compatible hardware. Windows Hello for Business creates a certificate-based credential on a device, which is unlocked by a PIN or biometric (fingerprint or facial recognition). This is more secure than a password, because the PIN is tied to the device, and only the user knows the PIN. With Windows Hello for Business, we have a convenient and secure authentication method. Other benefits include: Easy certificate renewal. Microsoft corporate network users receive a prompt to verify their...

Get Certified as a Microsoft Office Specialist

Barreto Iris

Barreto Iris

My name is Iris Barreto (aka Sister Iris Marie). I am a Schoenstatt Sister of Mary getting updated and learning about the world of IT. I began my studies at MATC in the Fall of 2016. Studying the IT Support Specialist program, I hope to be a great asset to my community and to the Schoenstatt Movement.
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Prepare and Get Certified for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) in Milwaukee Area

To certify for Microsoft Office Specialist is a step in a person’s life that could help earn an entry-level business position and an increase in salary. In order to get certified you need to make a plan and a strategy to help you stay on track and minimize the time and effort on this journey as much as possible. First, after you recognized the need for getting certified you need to get familiar with the exam, although it comes at the end. The best way to start the search is to look up the exam objectives and content, and since it is a Microsoft’s product you should hit their website first: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/microsoft-office-specialist-certification-2016.aspx . Here you can chose whether to take MS Office 2016, MS Office 2013, MS Office 2010, or 2007 MS Office System exams. What would be the best choice depends on the job you are aiming to. Also, you will notice that you can take the exam either for only one or more Microsoft Office applications like MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Access and so on. After you decide which exams you want to take look for available study resources online, at your educational institution if you are a student, and check the public library. There are books for MOS certification on Amazon for about $22, Testout’s online course for about $110 for the MS suite which is good for 18 months if you are a college student, or $79 a month if you are not a student. Microsoft also offers online and on-demand training. Find some time to read other people’s experiences and...
2017-2018 Best Computer Schools and Information Technology Degree and Diploma programs in Milwaukee Area

2017-2018 Best Computer Schools and Information Technology Degree and Diploma programs in Milwaukee Area

Vadim Mikhailenko

Vadim Mikhailenko

MATC IT Computer Support Program Instructor at Milwaukee Area Technical College
Vadim is a pasionate IT instructor with 20 years of experience. He loves sharing his knowledge and makes students his top priority.
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How to Create Linkedin Profile for IT Computer Support

Are you having a hard time trying to find jobs? LinkedIn is the greatest websites for you to get started. This will help a lot with finding jobs and you will love it once you get started it. Believe me this will be your number one websites that will make you happier the more you use it. I will show you steps on how you can create a LinkedIn profile. You need to open the LinkedIn websites. Once it opens up you should see several text fields in the middle of it. Then, Enter your personal information in all the necessary fields. This should take less than 5 minutes to get an account. Get verified and set up your account Now that i showed you how to make an account on LinkedIn. The next set of steps will show you how to create a killer LinkedIn profile that will get you noticed more. Here are the steps: Start with a professional photo. Make sure you are dressed properly. This helps so that you are ready to face obstacles and that will make a first impression with a potential employer. Make your headline standout. By default, LinkedIn populates your headline with your job title and you do not have to leave it that way. You should consider listing your specialty and speaking directly to your audience. If you want your profile to be searchable try including important key words and at least 10 words on your headline. Fill out the summary field with 5-7 of your biggest achievements. Always use bullets this helps to make this easy to read. In...

How to use Google Hangout – Step by step tutorial

I am happy that you are interested in learning more about Google Hangouts! This is a great way to connect with family, friends, coworkers, and many others, no matter where you are. You’ll find that setting up Hangouts on your PC, cell phone, tablet, or other mobile device, is quite user-friendly. Phone calls will need to have access to your WiFi or Data connection. You can even send text messages with Google Voice or Project Fi. Your first step is to navigate to https://hangouts.google.com If you aren’t logged in already, you will be prompted to log into your Google account, You may need to install the Hangouts plug-in which allows your system to access your camera and microphone on the device. You will only need to do this once.  You may change your settings at anytime if you need to turn off or deny someone from contacting you. Once you’re logged in, you will be able to choose from your contacts that are linked in your account. You can search by typing their name or email address, and this will auto-populate suggestions      Under the menu bar at the top-left corner, you can click to open and see options as shown below If you click the Settings icon (shaped like a round gear) you will then navigate to the more advanced settings area. If you are in a meeting or cannot be disturbed, you are able to opt-in to either hide or show your activity. Also, the option for Do Not Disturb can be changed here for sound notifications for incoming messages or phone calls. I have found that when you are in different rooms...