M&S Consulting Organizes Amazon Web Services Pittsburgh Meetup

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Pittsburgh Amazon Web Service

The first Amazon Web Services meetup of this year will be taking place on August 27th 7PM at RevvOakland. With monthly meetings planned for AWS among other events in the planning stages, M&S Consulting is now playing a greater part in connecting and stimulating the Pittsburgh cloud and virtualization community. We’ll be doing a compare and contrast of AWS Workspaces versus other public and private cloud DaaS offerings. Come for a brief presentation by Joe Perks of M&S Consulting and meet those in the Pittsburgh area doing great things with AWS! Remember, the meetups we host are always free and are … Read More

Preview of the Salesforce.com Summer ’14 Release

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The Summer ’14 release brings new features that help any business become a Customer company. There have been enhancements to: The Salesforce Mobile App for Admins Analytics Sales Cloud Service Cloud Salesforce for Outlook Data.com Communities Desk.com ExactTarget Marketing Cloud Chatter Summer ’14 Detailed Feature List explains each of the new features in detail. This feature list was released by salesforce.com in July ’14. Below is a preview of some of the key features of this release.

Updates from the Salesforce1 World Tour Event

Ashish KothariBusiness Strategy, Events, Industry Trends, News and Updates, SalesforceLeave a Comment

M&S attended the Salesforce1 World Tour Event in Anaheim, CA on July 15, 2014.  We experienced a lot of excitement within the User Community including Customers, Vendors, Developers around the Salesforce1 Platform. In an era of hyper-connection – billions of people and things and devices are connecting faster than ever, but behind every technology, behind every act, behind every device is the single most important element of all – a CUSTOMER, billions of them each armed with the ability to make choices and decisions at super fast speed – this is an era of INTERNET of CUSTOMERS. In this era, … Read More

M&S Sponsors 2014 PittOAUG Golf Outing

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Pitt OAUG Golf Outing 2014

M&S is excited to be the Principle Sponsor for the Pittsburgh OAUG Annual Golf Outing. We hope you’ll join us for a fun morning of Golf, Food, and Prizes on August 15th. We play a Par Quota Scramble held at Buffalo Golf Course,  where you can enjoy “one of the best golfing experiences in the Pittsburgh area.” There will be a 9am shotgun start, so please join us early on the course at 8am. The cost is $40 per person or $160 per foursome. For registration information visit the PittOAUG website and download the flyer today. We hope to see you out there!

Yes, We Have World Cup Fever Too

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World Cup Fever

It seems like everywhere you go these days, there is someone talking about the FIFA World Cup. Here at M&S it’s no different. Whether we’re discussing the way Spain went out in the 1st round or how heartbreaking it was to tie Portugal (which is weird to see typed out because before the tournament that would have been a great result), we’ve got a fever and the only cure is more soccer/fútbol/footbal/whatever you call it. There are so many fantastic story lines at both the personal and national level that it seems hard to not get sucked in by it … Read More

M&S Consulting Organizes Docker Pittsburgh

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M&S Consulting is organizing the first Docker Pittsburgh Meetup on Monday, March 10th. We have seen great response from the community and are looking forward to meeting everyone. Also much thanks to Docker for providing free tees and stickers! We will start with short introductions, followed by a technical talk from Blake Willard, a Consultant at M&S. All levels of experience are welcome. Free tees and stickers will be available in limited numbers, so arrive early! Don’t forget to register for this Monday and follow both @DockerPGH and @mandsconsulting on twitter. Topic: Blake will be introducing Docker along the entire … Read More

SharePoint Sync – WorkSpace 2010 vs. SkyDrive 2013

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Following is a quick summary of the differences between SharePoint WorkSpace vs. SharePoint SkyDrive Pro. I personally use and recommend SharePoint WorkSpace (which is compatible with both SharePoint 2010 and 2013). It is an excellent product that has really improved my workflow and collaboration.   SharePoint WorkSpace Part of Office 2010 Compatible with SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 Handles document libraries as well as lists (e.g. issues, discussions) Allows you to selectively choose what to download locally   SkyDrive Pro Part of Office 2013 Compatible with SharePoint 2013 only Only handles document libraries Must download all documents in the site … Read More