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Me outside the Microsoft sign

I still pinch myself that I am a Microsoft employees, even after three years, it still doesn't seem real and doesn't seem real that I've fulfilled my childhood dream of working for Microsoft!

The last year three years have afforded me so many opportunities and have enabled me to meet so many gre...

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Blogging

A review of 2020

This has definately been a strange year for all, everywhere in the world. We've all had to deal with changes in our lives in one way or an other. I've had to pivot how I carry out my job and I've had to look at how my office at home is setup and upgrade parts of it.

Career

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GET IT

I am pleased to announce that I am part of the speaking line up for the GET-IT Azure and DevOps 1 day Virtual Conference being hosted by Petri on the 16th December.

The event is a virtual event that is free to attend, you don't even have to sign up, the content will be streamed live on the we...

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STEM

Back in 2018 I became a STEM Ambassador which is a large network of volunteers from a wide variety of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related jobs who offer up their time to try and inspire the next generation.

Over the last two years I've loved going out to schools an...

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Microsoft Ignite

Last year I had the honor of speaking at Microsoft Ignite for the first time, it was also my first Ignite conference. 😀 This year with the world in the state that it is, Microsoft turned the Ignite conference into a virtual event, which was disappointing in terms of missing out on meeting up with...

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Azure Logo

You've heard the term, but what does it mean?

Azure Landing Zone

If you've been working in the Microsoft Azure eco-system at all you'll probably have stumbled across the phrase "Azure Landing Zone", or even "Minimum Viable Product". But what do either of them mean?

The Azure Landing Zone is...

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Azure Family

When I started the Glasgow Azure User Group back in 2017, I wasn't aware of a lot of Azure focussed user groups, I think there was one other user group in the UK. Over the last few years a good number of user groups have formed in the UK and further afield as well, which is great to see.

How...

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Microsoft Exam

Recently released within the Microsoft Certification family was the DP-900: Azure Data Fundamentals exam. I sat the exam as a Beta exam, so I didn't get the results instantly when I sat the exam, but I recently received the good news that I had passed the exam, I thought I'd share some of the m...

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Microsoft Exam

Recently released within the Microsoft Certification family was the AI-900: Azure AI Fundamentals exam. At time of writing this blog post, the exam is still in Beta format, meaning if you sit the exam you won't get your results back instantly. If you've never sat a Beta exam before or looking...

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Printer at home

Printers were always my arch nemesis when I was in IT Support, toners would always explode on the days when I wrote white shirts or I'd have to spend hours trying to find that tiny bit of paper that was still triggering the paper jam sensors. I loved to hate printers.

As much as we all talk ab...

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