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Spring of 2018 – Introduction to Servers

College of DuPage Welcome - College Rd - Wylie Blanchard
It's official, I'm scheduled to teach CIT-1710, Introduction to Servers, in Spring of 2018 with the College of DuPage's Computer and Internetworking Technologies (CIT) program. The course primarily focuses on how to install the operating system, implement storage and Hyper-V solutions, and manage server environments. The best part is that the course material (virtual labs and textbook) has fin...

Website Considerations that Impact Business Communication

Website Considerations that Impact Business Communication - Wylie Blanchard
In this article, we’ll explore three things that businesses should consider when assessing how it communicates through its website. Consider what a website visitor needs from your website prior to other considerations.  It is important to know what users expect to encounter when they use a website. For instance, business communications like marketing messages and informati...

Digital Media Technologies can Overcome the Challenges within Mass Communication

Wylie Blanchard - Digital Media Technologies Overcome Challenges within Mass Communication
In this article, we’ll explore the disadvantages of a mass communication approach to Business-To-Consumer (B2C) communication and how digital media technologies can help overcome these issues. One disadvantage for businesses that use mass communication is that they cannot accurately identify demand for their products and services because their delivery method focuses on reaching the la...

Three Defining Features of Today’s Digital Media Technologies

Interactive Social Intelligence - Wylie Blanchard
In this article, we'll identify three defining features of today's digital media and how they impact digital communication. 1. Interactive media is the ability to interact with computerized information and content in ways that are similar to how we interact with humans. For example, the website dictionary.com offers several ways for you to comprehend the meaning of a wor...

The Scope and Aim of Digital Channels (Introduction)

Digital Channels - Wylie Blanchard
What is a Digital Channel? A digital channel can be defined as a technological interface connected to the world-wide-web for the purpose of facilitating communication. About this Article Series. In this series of articles, we'll explore the role of digital media and communication technologies utilized in businesses communication efforts and review th...

Expounding Business Intelligence in Two Sessions

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Continued from SQL Saturday – Wausau 2017. EVENT UPDATE: I had a great time helping Wausau, Wisconsin deliver its first SQL Saturday event. I presented two sessions: MS SSAS & Business Value and Developing Business-Driven Self-Service BI. More below, including  Event Photos.   Event Follow Up: SESSION 1 DESCRIPTION: MS SSAS & Business Value: Should I choose Tabular ...

SQL Saturday – Wausau 2017 – Northcentral Technical College

Recently, I learned that I'll be speaking at the SQL Saturday Wausau 2017 conference on Sep 16th. I'm excited about this event because it's the first time that I've been slotted for more than one session at a SQL Saturday event. For those attending, return here after the event to get the session resources.   SESSION 1 DESCRIPTION: MS SSAS & Business Value: Should I choose Tabular or Mul...

The Business Value of Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services

Continued from: MS SSAS & Business Value: Choosing between Tabular or Multidimensional. Event Follow Up: SESSION 1 DESCRIPTION: MS SSAS & Business Value - Choosing between Tabular or Multidimensional Speaker(s): Wylie Blanchard Track: BI Information Delivery Determine which model presents the right business value for your company's analytical needs. In this session, we'll discuss...

3+1 Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Program – College of DuPage

Lewis University - College of DuPage - Wylie Blanchard
If you live in or near the DuPage County Illinois area and know someone who's interested in a career as an Information Technology professional, then it's time you learned about College of DuPage's 3+1 Computer Science Bachelor's Degree Program. Students attending the College of DuPage (COD) can now earn their associate's degree from COD and their Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science f...