Happy New Year Friday Five

gus-gonzalesVideo: Top 5 countdown of tips for New Microsoft Dynamics 365 Administrators

Gus Gonzalez is a 5-time Microsoft MVP, and leads the vision, growth, and strategic direction at Elev8 Solutions. He has 15 years of consulting experience in the IT Industry, in which he’s designed and implemented Microsoft Solutions. He has worked in the Microsoft Dynamics 365/CRM industry since 2006. He began his CRM Career as a System Administrator and over time, moved up to Global Technical lead, Functional Consultant, and Solution Architect. A CRMUG All Star, Granite Award Winner, world-class trainer and readiness expert, Gus has a passion for creating solutions that organizations can count on, and users love working with. Follow him on Twitter @GusGonzalez2.



freek-berson-1Azure Resource Manager and JSON templates to deploy RDS in Azure IaaS

Freek Berson is an Infrastructure specialist at Wortell, a system integrator company based in the Netherlands. Here he focuses on End User Computing and related technologies, mostly on the Microsoft platform. He is also a managing consultant at rdsgurus.com. He maintains his personal blog at themicrosoftplatform.net where he writes articles related to Remote Desktop Services, Azure and other Microsoft technologies. An MVP since 2011, Freek is also an active moderator on TechNet Forum and contributor to Microsoft TechNet Wiki. He speaks at conferences including BriForum, E2EVC and ExpertsLive. Join his RDS Group on Linked-In here. Follow him on Twitter @fberson.



oscar-garciaApp Service Authentication with Azure AD

Oscar Garcia is a Software Solutions Architect who resides in Sunny South Florida. He is a Microsoft MVP and certified solutions developer with many years of experience building solutions using .Net framework and multiple open source frameworks. Currently, he specializes in building cloud solutions using technologies like ASP.NET, NodeJS, AngularJS, and other JavaScript frameworks. You can follow Oscar on Twitter via @ozkary or by visiting his blog at ozkary.com.





Upgrade Active Directory Server 2016 from Server 2012 R2

Jay-R Barrios is a Filipino IT Senior Consultant based in Singapore. He helps his clients in designing and deploying their Microsoft Active Directory and System Center Infrastructure. In 2005, he and other IT Professionals from msforums ph founded the Philippine Windows Users Group PHIWUG. He served 2 terms as its President from 2008 and 2009 and is currently managing the System Center Philippines user group. If not geeking around, Jay-R likes to Travel, Surf and regularly plays soccer with his friends (on the field or in video games). Follow him on Twitter @jayrbarrios.



herve-roggeroExploring Microsoft Azure DocumentDB

Herve Roggero is a Microsoft Azure MVP and the founder of Enzo Unified. Herve's experience includes software development, architecture, database administration and senior management with both global corporations and startup companies. Herve also runs the Azure Florida Association. Follow him on Twitter @hroggero.