How to OpenWRT and Cucumber your Meraki Access Point

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How to OpenWRT and Cucumber your Meraki Access Point

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Please note that Cucumber as referenced in this blog is no longer in business. A long time ago I wrote a blog on the Meraki experience Cisco does something “Meraki-lous”. I had my hands on a free Meraki MR12 Wireless Access Point and I was delving into its capabilities. However, with the passage of time … Continue reading How to OpenWRT and Cucumber your Meraki Access Point

Wireless Blogs

3 Problems That Occur When Deploying in the 2.4 GHz Band in WiFi Networks

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The deployment of WiFi networks can be particularly challenging. We’re going to take a look at three problems that occur when deploying in the 2.4 GHz (Gigahertz) band. In the three examples we’re going to take a look at, they will be real life examples. For instructor-led Wireless training, see our 5-day course: WIRE400: Wireless Networking … Continue reading 3 Problems That Occur When Deploying in the 2.4 GHz Band in WiFi Networks

Planning your Wireless Network for IT Professionals. Can the Access Point Hear You?

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With IT professionals, I’m sure all of us have done things that we’ve been rather embarrassed about and would be considered to be rather silly. For instructor led wireless training, see our 5-day course: WIRE400: Wireless Networking for the IT Professional I’m going to share with you one of the funniest things that IT professionals do … Continue reading Planning your Wireless Network for IT Professionals. Can the Access Point Hear You?

Accessing Advanced Wireless Settings for Intel Wireless Adapters

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“Does it matter which wireless adapter is in my new laptop?” I get this question whenever a coworker or friend is buying a new laptop. My first answer is that it depends on what they want to do with it. For basic users, no, it usually doesn’t matter. Any old wireless network adapter (WNIC) will … Continue reading Accessing Advanced Wireless Settings for Intel Wireless Adapters

Sources of Interference and When You Should Be Concerned

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What is interference? Wi-Fi operates in the license-exempt frequency bands. The main advantage of operating in these bands is that the network administrator does not need to pay a licensing fee to operate their equipment. The primary disadvantage of operating in these bands is that other equipment may also be transmitting in these bands, and … Continue reading Sources of Interference and When You Should Be Concerned

Finding Hidden Wireless Networks

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Many Wi-Fi network administrators decide to disable SSID broadcasts. They do this, in part, in an attempt to hide their network from uninvited users. The common belief behind it is that if the network name is not being broadcast, it is harder for an attacker to find the network. Nothing could be farther from the … Continue reading Finding Hidden Wireless Networks

Should you wait for 802.11ac Wave 2?

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It is all about throughput: The IEEE 802.11n standard is called “high throughput”. The newer IEEE 802.11ac standard is called “very high throughput”. As the name suggests, 802.11ac enables higher throughput. Wikipedia defined throughput as “the rate of successful message delivery over a communication channel”, in other words, the number of bits per second successfully … Continue reading Should you wait for 802.11ac Wave 2?

Workshops / Webinars

Project Management (PMP) for Executives – Introduction

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Introduction Project Management (PMP) for Executives is a 9 part video training series developed by Steve Fullmer, PMP, MBA, MCT/CTT+, CDP.  Steven has a global reputation as a project manager, chief technology officer, and computer systems innovator. He has authored more than 100 articles and a dozen courses in the fields of project management, productivity, business … Continue reading Project Management (PMP) for Executives – Introduction

Project Management (PMP) Leadership Skills in the 21st Century … Do you Know Your History? – November 10, 2017

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The PMI Leadership triangle touts our need to develop our knowledge and application of leadership. Do you understand the leadership models of the 20th century? The 21st Century? Understanding your predecessors can assist to set your future course. On the matter of history, Mark Twain’s quote “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme” is … Continue reading Project Management (PMP) Leadership Skills in the 21st Century … Do you Know Your History? – November 10, 2017

Principles of Decision Tree Design and Analysis in Project Management (PMP)

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In this Project Management Professional (PMP) training video, learn how about Decision Trees and how to solve them with Risk Analysis. Existentialism conveys themes like the importance of choice, contingencies, and extreme situations.  How do you choose when the decision is hard? (If the decision is easy, you just choose.) When the decision is hard, we … Continue reading Principles of Decision Tree Design and Analysis in Project Management (PMP)

Understand the Mind to Become a Better Project Manager – February 18, 2015

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Our minds all work alike, at least biologically. Yet we are a diverse species with different motivations, opinions, perspectives, and directions. Do you understand how and why the human mind works? What makes you a great project manager? In this recording of our PMP training webinar from February 18, 2015, Steve Fullmer covers some of … Continue reading Understand the Mind to Become a Better Project Manager – February 18, 2015

Windows 10 Security – What’s New and Improved? – December 3, 2015

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In this recording of our Windows 10 webinar from December 3, 2015 training,  security expert Mike Danseglio presents the enhanced security features of SmartScreen, Defender and BitLocker in Windows 10 and new features such as Biometric Identification, Microsoft Passport, Device Guard and more.

Windows 10 Managing, Deploying and Configuring – December 2, 2015

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In this recorded Windows 10 training webinar from December 2, 2015, Windows Server instructor Rick Trader presents the deployment and management of Windows 10 Enterprise and the new Provisioning capability in Windows 10. Learn how to manage Windows 10 deployments using System Center Configuration Manager, Mobile Device Management and Intune. Also included in his presentation … Continue reading Windows 10 Managing, Deploying and Configuring – December 2, 2015

Videos You May Like

Configuring Windows Mobility Center and How to Turn it On and Off

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Video transcription Steve Fullmer: In our Windows training courses, we often share information about the Windows 8.1 Mobility Center. Mobility Center was introduced for mobile and laptop devices in Windows 7. It’s present and somewhat enhanced in Windows 8. Since we don’t have mobile devices in our classrooms, I decided to take a little bit … Continue reading Configuring Windows Mobility Center and How to Turn it On and Off

How to Configure Navigation in SharePoint Publishing Sites

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For more SharePoint training videos in this series, see: Part 1 – Using Navigation Controls in a Collaboration Site in SharePoint Part 2 – Using Navigation Controls in a Publishing Site in SharePoint Part 3 – Configuring SharePoint Navigation in a Publishing Site – Activating the Publishing Feature Part 4 – » How to Configure Navigation in … Continue reading How to Configure Navigation in SharePoint Publishing Sites

Windows 10 Features and Navigation – December 1, 2015

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In this recorded Windows 10 webinar from December 1,2015, Windows Instructor Steve Fullmer presents the navigation and some of the new features associated with Windows 10 including Sysinternals Tools for Windows Client, Windows core concepts, exploring Process Explorer as well as some of the features that are not yet ready for prime time but will … Continue reading Windows 10 Features and Navigation – December 1, 2015