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Microsoft Excel Lunch & Learn

Microsoft Excel Lunch & Learn

Event Date(s): Sep 12, 2017

Date: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017

Time: NOON – 1:00 PM

This complimentary Microsoft Excel seminar will be demonstration based and cover the following:

  • Fantastic Feature: Learn to use Flash Fill to save time and effort.
  • Terrific Tips and Tricks: Learn about less known functions such as Index and Match, Large and Small, Transpose, GetPivotData, and Forecast.
  • Awesome Addins: Learn to use apps such as People Graph, Bing Maps, Bubbles, and Heat Maps to visualize your data and other fun tools as well.
  • Super Settings: Learn about advanced options including showing blanks instead of zeros in cells, creating custom lists useful for Autofill, changing the grid line color, and changing the default behavior of comments.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 

We hope 1 – 2 people from your company will be able to attend. Lunch will be provided by Centriq starting at Noon; the presentation will begin at 12:15.

KC .NET User Group – May 2017

Event Date(s): May 23, 2017

Getting started with Azure Mobile Center – Mike Benkovich

What: KC .NET User Group May 2017 Meeting
When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from  to

Where: VinSolutions, 5700 Broadmoor Street, Mission, KS (map)
9th Floor, park in front or on top (uncovered) deck of covered parking garage. 

  • Getting started with Azure Mobile Center

    You’ve got the great idea and done the dev work to get your app running on your own phone, but how do you finish the job? There are lots of tools out there to choose from to automate the builds, run UI testing, distribute it, capture analytics and manage data and identity, but why learn many when you can do it all with one? Introducing Microsoft’s Mobile Center, the next generation of HockeyApp, Xamarin Test Cloud, Application Insights and Azure Mobile Apps. We’ll show how to get started and use the various features to let you focus on the code and creating a great app.

    Mike Benkovich @mbenko

    Mike Benkovich is a former Microsoft evangelist who has spent his career helping developers explore and apply new technologies to solving information challenges. His website www.benkotips.com provides developers with resources to get started and work with technologies including cloud, data and devices.

    Sponsor: Centriq

    Registration for this event is now closed.
What is Big Data Really?

What is Big Data Really?

Event Date(s): Jun 22, 2017 — Jun 22, 2017

Date: Thursday, june 22, 2017

Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Big data: everyone seems to be talking about it, but what is it really? How is big data changing the way researchers learn about the world around them? Where is this data coming from, how is it being processed, and how are the results being used?

This complimentary Big Data seminar will be demonstration based and cover the following:

  1. What type of datasets are considered Big Data?
  2. How is Big Data used?
  3. What tools are used to analyze Big Data?

The Q&A portion of the seminar will be combined with a networking happy hour at the end of the seminar. Alcoholic beverages, non-alcoholic beverages and snacks will be provided courtesy of Centriq Training.

We hope 1 – 2 members of a company’s IT and/or management team will be able to attend.REGISTER TO ATTEND HERE

Intro to Cisco ACI

Intro to Cisco ACI

Event Date(s): Nov 21, 2016 — Nov 22, 2016

You’re Invited! Join us for this free webinar as we discuss the features and benefits of Cisco ACI. Make the most of your engineering skills!

When:

This webinar will run twice:

  • Monday, November 21, 2016 at 3:00 CST
  • Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 11:00 CST

Duration:

  • 90 Minutes each session
Registration for this event is now closed.

Overview:

  • Introduction to ACI and it’s operational benefits including the latest 2.x features and benefits
    • What is SDN?
    • What is Cisco’s ACI and how is it unique?
      • The learning curve and how to make the most of your existing engineering skills
      • VXLAN and L3 overlays
      • The ACI policy and tenant model
  • Integration with hypervisors (third party)
  • Integration with L4-7 Services (third party)
    • Architectures and migration strategies
    • Automation, troubleshooting and monitoring

For more information, contact a Centriq Training Advisor at 913.322.7062 or info@centriq.com.

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Essentials Webinar

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Essentials Webinar

Event Date(s): Oct 27, 2016

Some things have changed in Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7 in the areas of directories, file system structure, and systemd as it relates to service control.

Did you know that /usr was so named for being the Unix System Resources directory? Learn how this, and the other top-level directories, are used by Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7. Additionally, we’ll be taking a look at systemd, which will be especially helpful if you’ve not yet started with systemd. We’ll cover design and some everyday commands and tasks.

Join this webinar in which we’ll cover these topics:

  • Identifying top-level directories and usage
  • Reviewing changes to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 file system structure
  • The architecture and moving pieces of systemd as it relates to service control
  • Some handy systemctl commands
Registration for this event is now closed.

Session 1:

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016
Time: 9 a.m. EDT / 6 a.m. PDT
Duration: 60 minutes

Session 2:

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016
Time: 2 p.m. EDT / 11 a.m. PDT
Duration: 60 minutes

CISCO TECH DAY KANSAS CITY

CISCO TECH DAY KANSAS CITY

Event Date(s): Oct 18, 2016

FREE EVENT
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 8 AM – 4:30 PM
Overland Park Marriott, 10800 Metcalf Ave. Overland Park, KS 66210

This event delivers training on all of Cisco’s core architectures, including Enterprise Networks, Security, Data Center, Collaboration and the Internet of Things (IoT). Sessions will include updates on product innovations and road-maps, live demonstrations and best practices.

Centriq Training is proud to be a sponsor of this event, so you can participate free of charge.Read More

KC .NET User Group – July 2016

Event Date(s): Jul 26, 2016

Building your First IoT Project (Adam Barney)

What: KC .NET User Group July 2016 Meeting
When: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 from  to

Where: VinSolutions, 5700 Broadmoor Street, Mission, KS (map)
9th Floor, park in front or on top (uncovered) deck of covered parking garage. 

  • Building your First IoT Project 

    So you’ve written hello world (blinked an LED) a hundred times with your Raspberry Pi or other IoT device, you’ve read books and endless blog posts, been super excited about projects you’ve seen on Instructables or Hackster.io, but still don’t have the confidence to jump in and make your first REAL IoT project.  We’ll go over some ideas for good starter projects, and build one from start to finish!

    Speaker: Adam Barney (@cabarney)

    Adam is a nerd. That kept me humble and nearly friendless (*sniff*) through school, but I wear it as a badge of honor now. After buying a Commodore 64 with money from his paper route in the 4th grade, he’s never stopped learning about computers and how to make these stupid machines do cool things. I am a Microsoft C# MVP and ASP Insider, running my independent consulting company from my home in Lincoln, NE. In my spare time, I run a user group and a couple developer conferences, and generally take on way more work than I have time for. I can also be found speaking at many mid-west user groups, code camps and developer conferences.

    Spotlight: TBA

    Sponsor: Centriq

    Registration for this event is now closed.
Microsoft Windows Server 2016 First Look Clinic

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 First Look Clinic

Event Date(s): Jul 07, 2016

Date: Thursday, July 7, 2016

Time: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Centriq’s First Look Clinics will introduce you to the new features and capabilities of Microsoft Windows Server 2016. They are designed to provide a broad range of knowledge across an array of technologies focusing on the pillars identity, compute and networking.

No topic is covered fully, but you will finish the clinic with an understanding of the new and improved features and capabilities of Windows Server 2016.*

At the end of the clinic you will be able to:

  • Describe the installation options and editions of Microsoft Windows Server 2016.
  • Describe Nano Server and how to manage it.
  • Describe the new features in Hyper-V.
  • Describe Windows Server Containers and Hyper-V Containers.
  • Describe the new features in management.
  • List and describe the new features available for Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS).
  • List and describe the new features available for AD DS.
  • Describe Storage Spaces Direct.
  • Describe Storage Replica.
  • Describe Storage Quality of Service (Storage QoS).
  • List and describe the Windows Server technologies for Software-Defined Networking.
  • List and describe the cloud-scaling features in Microsoft Windows Server 2016.
  • List and describe the other new and improved networking services in Windows Server 2016.

A morning session is available and will be led by Centriq instructor Janet Nichols. Snack will be provided and there is no cost for this event.

Registration for this event is now closed.

*This clinic is based on Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4, and the technologies are subject to change in the final release.

brainstorm:kc – Rapid Data Analysis Event

brainstorm:kc – Rapid Data Analysis Event

Event Date(s): Jun 09, 2016

Unleash the power of your data

On June 9, 2016, join a select group of IT professionals in an interactive event to see how data insights can provide instant value to your business without the added cost of new IT infrastructure.Read More

Red Hat Lunch and Learn

Red Hat Lunch and Learn

Event Date(s): Jun 14, 2016

Scott Stewart, Senior Manager, Red Hat Training and Certification will provide an overview of Red Hat Technologies & Training Offerings for the Data Center & the Cloud during this complimentary Lunch and Learn.

Some of the topics being covered includes:Read More