Creating Forms that Don't Suck
Life and work are full of forms. Here are some tips for creating forms that are better for users and better for business.
Helpful Resources for Deployment Automation
A new site for curated deployment automation and release management resources
Better Together: ServiceNow + System Center Configuration Manager
Automated software delivery and beyond through ServiceNow and System Center Configuration Manager integration
Even Robots Fall Down
If you think IT automation is hard, take comfort in the struggles of the world's most sophisticated robots
Learn the Fundamentals of IT Automation - Free Course
Learn the fundamentals of IT automation in this free email course. Review the why, how and what to automate, with tips to get started.
Azure Automation Hybrid Runbook Workers: A First Look
Getting started with managing on-premises infrastructure from the cloud with the new Hybrid Runbook Worker feature of Microsoft Azure Automation
Today's IT "Battle of the Centuries"
The 1939 World's Fair has lessons for how we think about IT, automation, and technological change today.
Sending Authenticated and Anonymous Email from System Center Orchestrator
Learn how to configure System Center Orchestrator to send email using anonymous and authenticated Exchange Server configurations
System Center Orchestrator Integration Pack Reference List
See this reference for a list of available integration packs including those from Microsoft, vendors, and the open source community
Announcing the Automys Automation Library
Announcing the Automys Automation Library, your resource for high-quality, curated, supported automation solutions.
Step Away From the Keyboard (and Mouse)
We should measure what we do against the aspirational zero-click standard, and recognize what being tethered to the keyboard represents: manual labor.
IT Automation Starts with Standards
Effective IT automation starts with a set of defined, standardized processes with documented inputs, outputs, and data formats.
When it comes to enterprise IT and business in general, we should strive to do away with the tedious and the manual, and put more focus on automation.