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Podcasts

Back in February 2019 I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Paul Stringfellow for his podcast series - Tech Interview Podcast, it was one of the first podcast interviews I ever undertook. I must have done something right as he invited me back along for another show this year.

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Public Speaking

One of the things I am looking forward to taking part in this year as part of my Cloud Adovcacy role is speaking at a number of the Microsoft Ignite the Tour stops around the world. There are 30 stops in the tour, some have already happened in 2019, but a lot are still to come in 2020. I will...

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Podcasts

At the end of 2019 I received an email from Anand Kumar R asking if I'd be interested in taking part in an interview for a podcast series. Anand is a Cloud Solution Architect for Microsoft based out of New York. His blog is the Azure Monk site. He ventured into podcasting in June 2019 and h...

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Blogging

A review of 2019

So here we are again at another end of year, and over the last three years I've done a "Year in Review" blog post and I want to do another for this year. Some pretty neat stuff happened to me this year.

Career

I started off 2018 as a Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft,...

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Microsoft Ignite 2019

This time last week I was finishing off last minute packing and waiting on my taxi to take me to Glasgow airport for the first of two flights that would get me to Orlando, Florida. I was on my way to the Microsoft Ignite 2019 event.

The last big external conference I had attended was TechEd E...

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Microsoft Exam

On the 4th November, during Microsoft Ignite a bunch of new exams were released and are now available under the Beta Program.

What is the Beta Program?

Microsoft, more often than not put their new exams into Beta mode. Microsoft use the data collected from Beta exam testers to perform psyc...

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MS Ignite 2019

The Azure Product Teams are always looking for feedback and input from customers as to how they can improve, add functionality or change functionality within their products. During Microsoft Ignite a lot of the product teams will be holding meetings looking for such feedback and I'd encourage t...

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Ops Advocate

I joined Microsoft in January 2018 as a Cloud Solution Architect and today I am embarking on a new journey within Microsoft, as a Cloud Advocate within Rick Claus's team.

I'll be joining the great team of Rick, Anthony, Orin, Phoummala, Pierre, Sonia and Thomas. Our global team i...

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Podcasts

Earlier this year I reached out to the community via Twitter saying I'd love to be be a guest on podcasts and some folk reached out and some of the interviews I'd done are now live and available to listen to.

TechStringy

Techstringy

Back in February I sat down with Paul Stringfellow, who is the Techn...

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Blogging

If you are active on Twitter or LinkedIn you'll have seen a flurry of posts from people around the world posting that they have passed an exam/earned a new badge from Acclaim. And it's great to see, but if your not one of them and pondering why you should take an exam or what exam you should take...

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