I'm excited to announce that I'm delivering virtual presentations on various topics in June and July 2020 and here is a roundup. I am speaking on Leadership, Artificial Intelligence and Data Visualisation.
Update: I have since learned that Paul J Swider was previously a Microsoft MVP but he is no longer part of the Program. None of my business and that's all I know. I woke up to this untrue accusation on Twitter made against me on Saturday morning. Credit: Paul J Swider, Twitter, 6th June 2020… Continue reading More Feathers: Responding to unfounded accusations against me
Need to find the AppID and the AppSecret for your Azure Cognitive Services web bot? Here's the answer!
For the past two years, I held a volunteer role with Microsoft as a Regional Director. I've spent more time explaining what it is over the past two years than anything else, but it is a 'trusted advisor' to Microsoft to talk about developer audiences. So, I am no longer an Regional Director, having going… Continue reading Bye bye, Microsoft Regional Director; Hello, new adventures!
Here are some solutions to get around Microsoft Teams authentication if you have multiple Office365 logins.
it's crucial; if you don't have your data, then you don't have your business. And many technologies such as Artificial Intelligence or Data Science absolutely must have the data in place and the right format. So how do you choose which data source is right for your needs? Azure Data Lake, or HD Insight, or Apache Spark, or Databricks? Read and find out more.
**Update one year later, May 2021** I am no longer a Microsoft MVP or Microsoft Regional Director. Fortunately, the two people I mention here both survived their cancer. That said, the pressure put on me by 'tech community' members to participate, even though I did not step forward to volunteer, really made a tough situation… Continue reading What does burnout look like?
Microsoft have shipped the docs and the start of the samples for Azure Synapse publicly. Azure Synapse is an Azure-based cloud analytics service that provides insights on all data across data warehouses and big data analytics systems.
I've producing content for a Kubernetes and Docker for a project I was working on recently, and I'm now just getting to blog about some of the errors that isn't in the content. I am focused on running Windows Containers. When I tried to pull down an image from Docker Hub, I got the following… Continue reading Switching container nodes in Docker and getting ‘no matching manifest’ error
Artificial Intelligence and Ethics Keynote: With Great Power, comes Great Responsibility. How do we move from principles to practice?
Welcome to Make Your Data Work Monday! The Data Relish team and I are holding AMA ‘ Ask Me Anything ‘ weekly surgery hour slot to help organisations to Make Your Data Work. These will take place every Monday at different weekly time slots. We will talk about Power BI, Excel, Azure, and SQL.
Change is hard, so digital transformation is tough. However, small changes with the agile methodology and Power BI can add up to produce results and deliver business value by moving the needle slowly but surely. Gently, gently, incrementally!