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170: Interview With Greg Brewer CEO of Prosoft Engineering, Inc

Recorded August 23, 2016

TOPICS:

- Greg Brewer is the founder and CEO of Prosoft Engineering Inc. was stablished in 1985 and offers best-in-class software paired with exceptional service and support. He is a Silicon Valley Entrepreneur that has founded several technology companies over the last few decades. Prosoft is widely known for inventing the first plug-and-play hard drive and CD/DVD drivers for the Macintosh platform,. This technology was subsequently sold to Apple Computer and became part of the ubiquitous iTunes software. Prosoft Engineering shifted focus in 2002 to develop and promote its award-winning Data Rescue software and other software utilities. In 2009, the company expanded by offering data recovery services with the creation of The Data Rescue Center based in Livermore, California. Prosoft and The Data Rescue Center have become recognized as industry-leaders in the field of computer data recovery.

- Prosof Engineering Data Recovery Center https://thedatarescuecenter.com/

Coupon Codes:

20% discounttech20 on the Prosoft Product LineupData Rescue, Drive Genius, hear, Media Tools Wipe, Picture Rescue, Data Backup. 

- Use Coupon - ccp0823 and recieve $100 off Data Rescue Pro and/or Drive Genius Pro

- Enjoy Command Control Power and want more commercial free programs? Please visit our Patreon Page where you can support Command Control Power and help us bring you more commercial free programming.

Thanks to all our Contributors: 

Kevin Ginger, kGinger Consulting - Weldon Dodd - Rewind Tech -Mats Schwieger - envision design, llc - Adam Rice -  Daniel Escobar, Proactechs - JD Strong, Strong Solutions - Luis Giraldo, Ook and MonkeyBox

And thanks to our other wonderful supporters who chose to donate without any reward.

169: Interview With Todd Kane, President of Evolved Management Consulting

Recorded August 18, 2016

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Todd Kane and Evolved Management Consulting is on a mission to make IT a valuable enabler of small to medium businesses. Bringing 20+ Years of industry experience to your business.

Todd has led technical groups for several of largest and high growth companies in western Canada. Experience with major businesses like EnCana, Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, WestJet, Bell Canada, Long View Systems, and Fully Managed.

His work has been recognized with numerous awards, both technical and business.

Book a Consulting Session With Todd:  http://www.evolvedmgmt.com/world-class-msp

- Great Game of Business by Jack Stack http://amzn.to/2bEvmam

- The Effective Executive by Peter Drucker - http://amzn.to/2bMync0

- BrightGauge dashboard software - http://www.brightgauge.com

- Leading Geeks on money. Money and Fairness
Geeks are generally not captivated by money. It's not that they're uninterested in money; it's just not the primary motivator. Money can be very important to them, but not for the common reasons. Most people who are motivated by money are driven by the power, position, prestige, or possessions that money brings. Geeks not only are generally nor interested in these things; they tend to look down on those who are. Their attitudes toward money are much more tied up in their strong sense of fairness and justice. No one wants to feel taken advantage of; everyone wants to feel fairly compensated for their value. The passion for reason combines with a strong belief... 

- Enjoy Command Control Power and want more commercial free programs? Please visit our Patreon Page where you can support Command Control Power and help us bring you more commercial free programming.

Thanks to all our Contributors: 

Kevin Ginger, kGinger Consulting - Weldon Dodd - Rewind Tech -Mats Schwieger - envision design, llc - Adam Rice -  Daniel Escobar, Proactechs - JD Strong, Strong Solutions - Luis Giraldo, Ook and MonkeyBox

And thanks to our other wonderful supporters who chose to donate without any reward.

168: Interview With Guillaume Gète - Consultant & DiskMaker X Developer

Recorded August 9, 2016

We're sponsored this week by Watchman Monitoring, a favorite tool of ours that should be in every professional consultant's toolkit

TOPICS:

This week Command-Control-Power is joined by Guillaume Gète of Gete.Net Guillaume is a full-time Apple consultant, living and working near Paris, France. Gete.Net has been in operation for 10 years old and he has been working in the Mac environment for over 20 years. He is additionally an author, podcaster but perhaps best know for his applcation to create OS X installers - DiskMaker X

 

- Power Macintosh 6200 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_Macintosh_6200

- ClarisWorks and AppleWorks for Mac FAQ - http://lowendmac.com/2014/clarisworks-and-appleworks-for-mac-faq/

- Firing Customers - 097: Firing Clients, featuring Pam Lefkowitz

- Mac Admin & Developer Conference UK - http://www.macad.uk/

- Promise RAID Systems - http://www.promise.com/us/

- DiskMaker X - http://diskmakerx.com/

- Flat Stanley https://www.flatstanley.com/

- SSD FanControl - http://exirion.net/

- DragThing - http://www.dragthing.com/

- DeBug Podcast, James Thompson Interview https://player.fm/series/debug-11576/77-james-thomson-of-pcalc

-Finder Pop http://www.finderpop.com/

Guillaume Gète Website : www.gete.net

Guillaume Gète Blog : blog.gete.net

Listing Of Guillaume Gète Authored Books : http://www.gete.net/consulting/?page_id=16 

DiskMaker X icon designer, Benjamin Renaut : http://nekoto.tumblr.com

Co- host Of The Podcast 3 hommes et 1 with Laurent and Mouradhttp://3h1p.fr

Online Magazine - Competence Mac http://www.competencemac.com/Competence-Mac-47-Protection-Sauvegarde-Partage-Gerez-mieux-vos-donnees_a2842.html

Conference Presentation ”Apple : the passion of design", at Paris La Defense : https://vimeo.com/17826430

@ggete Slack & Twitter

Visit WatchmanMonitoring.com/cmdctrlpwr and sign up for your free trial to find out how Watchman Monitoring can keep an eye on your client machines and notify you of over 100 issues. Be sure to tweet @cmdctrlpwr #CCPsentme to support the show

167: "Lawyer Up" With David Sparks - Business Attorney

Recorded August 2, 2016

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This week, Command Control Power welcome David Sparks, business attorney to discuss the importance of running your IT practice with proper legal documentation. David Sparks is an Orange County, California business attorney and a geek. David is a podcaster, blogger, and author of MacSparky Field Guides who writes about finding the best tools, hardware, and workflows for using Apple products to get work done. David also writes for Macworld Magazine and is a professional speaker on technology.

You can listen to David's podcast on the Relay.FM Network-
Mac Power Users -   https://www.relay.fm/mpu/
and his new show with Jason Snell -  
Free Agentshttps://www.relay.fm/freeagents

You can find David Sparks on the internet at his website - http://macsparky.com
and on Twitter @macsparky

For professional legal business, David can be contacted at Sparks Law http://www.sparksesq.com

 

 

 

- Enjoy Command Control Power and want more commercial free programs? Please visit our Patreon Page where you can support Command Control Power and help us bring you more commercial free programming.

Thanks to all our Contributors: 

Kevin Ginger, kGinger Consulting - Weldon Dodd - Rewind Tech -Mats Schwieger - envision design, llc - Adam Rice -  Daniel Escobar, Proactechs - JD Strong, Strong Solutions - Luis Giraldo, Ook and MonkeyBox

And thanks to our other wonderful supporters who chose to donate without any reward.

166: "Which Button Do I Press To Fix The Server?"

Recorded July 27, 2016

We are sponsored this week byGruntwork by Mac-MSP. Gruntwork is the ultimate managed service package for you and your clients. "Think of what you would do when trying to solve a user’s support request: run a disk verification utility. Run permission repair. Update the affected software to the latest version. With Gruntwork, those chores have already been accomplished. Your time spent troubleshooting issues is greatly reduced when the common maladies are already ruled out. Better yet, Gruntwork prevents many common problems, so the Mac just works and you can focus on higher level tasks for your client." 
Find out more at - http://mac-msp.com/gruntwork and tell them CCP sent you.

TOPICS:

- Joe regales the crew with his story of a client who "tried everything" to fix their Server.  Failing Promise Pegasus RAID's and a corrupt Open Directory led to a discussion regarding Forget Computers great free product called Bender- Automated Backup of OS X Server Settings. Also discussed is recovering Open Directory from Time Machine.

 

 

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- Sam chats about his ballon ride landing in Arizona - video here: https://vimeo.com/176863670

Lyft & Uber Sure Pricing - http://therideshareguy.com/lyfts-heat-maps-vs-ubers-surge-pricing-who-wins/

- Sam talks about his family getting sidelined on an American Airlines flight. Follow Sam on Twitter and join in the fun - https://twitter.com/UID501

- Shimo VPN Client That Will run PPTP - https://www.shimovpn.com/

- Mail Act-On From SmallCubed That Performs a "Send Later Function:  https://smallcubed.com/mao/

- Sam discusses an issue with a clients Synology NAS and binding to Active Directory. Users in the AD Group experiencing slow file connections, listing and transfers.

Synology NAS & Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage - https://www.backblaze.com/b2/partner-synology.html