Stillness Is the Key by Ryan Holiday My rating: 5 of 5 stars I chose this book because I'm becoming increasingly interested in meditation, and I thought that this might help me to understand more about the general domain. We have to make space in our lives for stillness. Leaders make time for it. Jesus… Continue reading Stillness is the Key Book Review
As you may know, I love to read and I thought I'd share more of what I am reading. I am on GoodReads so I can see what my friends are reading, and they inspire me to read more. If you'd like to follow me on GoodReads, click here before the link expires at the… Continue reading Atomic Habits book review
I know you will see this message. I've emailed you to ask you to stop it. Stop copying my posts and material and passing them off as your own. You are not me, and you never will be. Find your own voice. Write about your own experiences, successes and failures. You bring shame upon yourself… Continue reading Please stop plagiarising my blog posts
TL; DR Yes Let me tell you about the second-worst conference experience I've ever had as a speaker. The worst experience happened a few years ago and it is at the foot of the post so you will have to read down - note, it does have a trigger warning. Speakers from diverse backgrounds want… Continue reading Isn’t it time community speakers were all treated reasonably and equally by organizers?
I was all set to present this session at the European Collaboration Summit in November 2021, but the organizers, well, God only knows what happened there but here is a guess. o, I was sorry not to be able to present the session but my plane was all organized and I could not change it… Continue reading Intro to R and Power BI Presentation and a Presenting Secret
Join me online on 1.15pm until 2pm GMT on Tuesday 16th November in my Orbital Galaxy online virtual co-working area. I'll be writing abstracts and doing presentation admin, and I'm happy to share advice and support.
Azure ML can become a part of the data ecosystem in an organization, but this requires a mindshift from working with Business Intelligence to more advanced analytics. How can we can adopt a mindshift from Business Intelligence to advanced analytics using Azure ML? Although CRISP-DM is not perfect, the CRISP-DM framework offers a pathway for machine learning using AzureML.
For some, speaking in public is a real terror. I am also very nervous before I speak, simply because I care and I want to do well. I don't believe I've got over a fear of speaking, but I do believe that I have learned to manage it better through preparation, failing and succeeding. The purpose of this blog is to share tips and tricks for delivering webinars. As a fellow introvert, you may want to learn how to deliver webinars as a step forward into speaking. So, I hope that this helps, and I look forward to your comments.
It may come as a surprise to you that the history of statistics and data science is fraught with racism, sexism, class, race, colonialism and anti-Semitism. Even if you do not have much of a data science background, you may be aware of some of the issues. For example, Fisher's exact test is a statistical… Continue reading Intersectionality, Diversity, Inclusion and Equality – how they can work together for workplace and tech community
What does no-code programming mean for Diversity and Inclusion? How can we reconcile 'hard' AI with 'easy' no-code or low-code solutions?
Since standing down as a Microsoft MVP last year, I've never been so glad to be away from it as I have been right now. I'm not going to repeat the various dogpiling here and I can see why people are so angry and hurt. Judging from my twitter DMs, people are afraid to speak… Continue reading Increasing Intersectionality at Tech community events
Don't know where to start on your Power Platform journey? How can you help your company to evolve, adapt and succeed using Microsoft’s Power Platform to stay at the forefront of the competition, and win the race to success? What are the benefits that the future of technology could bring to you and our organisations, right now? In this post, we’ve collected together our essential list of 7 ‘C’s to help give you a quick start with Power Platform solutions.