K12 Tech Talk

21
Jul

Episode 81 - Big News from Tyler Technologies and Infinite Campus

Chris and Josh have returned from MidwestTechTalk and share their experiences.  Meanwhile, Mark is in Idaho sampling the finest potatoes and riding horses, but he takes time to join the episode and share his thoughts on sub accounts and service account security.

The biggest item of the week is the news that broke on 7/20/22. Tyler Technologies is suggesting all of their customers migrate to Infinite Campus after entering into an agreement with Infinite Campus. The guys share their early concerns and worries about this partnership and share some exciting news.

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14
Jul

Episode 80 - An Interview with Shahryar Khazei

Tonight's episode features an email from listener Bill about a recent DDOS attack on his school. The concerning thing about this attack is that it has happened twice in a week from the same IP address. He is worried they are trying to find his firewall's breaking point.

The majority of this episode is dedicated to an interview with Shahryar Khazei.  Shahryar is the former (retired) CIO of LA Unified Schools. He talks about his long career with LA Unified, some of the struggles and accomplishments, and current trends of in K12 IT. We really appreciate the time he spent with us!

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7
Jul

Episode 79 - Everyone Is Back!

Everyone is back for this episode! Chris talks about a dead server, whose Veeam backups were bad as well. Mark talks about looking for Cory during ISTE. Finally, Josh leads us through a "choose your own adventure" troubleshooting adventure.

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23
Jun

Episode 78 - Josh Returns, Chris Leaves

Josh is back this episode after a vacation and recovering from COVID... However, Chris is now absent due to a family vacation. Mark and Josh discuss the upcoming ISTE conference, and Mark's panel. Mark also sent out his first phish to his staff, and Josh talks about some phishing emails they are seeing in the wild. Josh also talks about account cleanup at the end of the year when faculty and staff leave or retire.

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16
Jun

Episode 77 - The Gold Standard

Josh is still gone, so Eric fills in. The guys talk about Office, content filter parent requests, and new employee account creation.

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9
Jun

Episode 76 - Pate’s Back

Josh is on a boat. Pate is back. Pate tells a great joke about Mark at the end.

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2
Jun

Episode 75 - SUMMER SCHOOL!

School has ended, but that only means one thing... Summer School has started. Chris, Josh, and Mark talk about VMware, summer school, Missouri's new school improvement plan, and Infoblox.

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26
May

Episode 74 - An Interview with ClassLink CEO Berj Akian

In this episode, Mark is on suspension after his outburst last week, and Josh is absent because tech drama, but Chris carries on. Chris sits down with Berj Akian, the CEO of Classlink, and they discuss the current trends in K12 IT and what ClassLink offers that might address struggles.

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19
May

Episode 73 - This Is a Rough One

This is a rough episode. Mark and Josh started off good, but Chris was late, and... after he joined... the wheels fell off. 

Mark ends up cussing, and we had to beep it out or we would have been forced to give a NC-17 rating to this episode. Mark has been reprimanded and a letter placed in his file. Our apologies for his lack of professionalism.

Josh talks about getting more phishing emails with emotet payload and uploading the attachments to virustotal.com. Mark gives Josh a tip on using wheregoes.com to track down Bitly links. Near the end of the episode, Chris and Josh talk about the MidwestTechTalk Technical Conference at Lake of the Ozarks, and Chris announces the newest project for the MWTT/K12TT family... K12TechPro... K12TechPro.com... By K12 Tech Pros, for K12 Tech Pros. It's a website with industry leading tips and discussions about tech items in the K12 world. Check it out, join the message board, have a discussion... It's all about community.

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12
May

Episode 72 - What Did That Email Say?!?

Josh recaps a crazy week where everything from a NAS to Gmail to Papercut broke. Mark brings up an email that mistakenly got sent to many more people than it was intended, and that reminds Josh of a hilarious similar incident. The guys talk about an email from listener Adam. Finally, Mark and Josh quickly talk about ECF and Erate windows closing. Oh yeah, and Chris is absent this week (*cough* loser).

If you have a funny email incident, email us and let us know!

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