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The UK Cloud Infrastructure User Group is a group that has been running since 2016 in London, and I am pleased to announce that I have been accepted to speak at the group in October this year.

My session is entitled Start your datacentre transformation journey with Azure Migrate. During th...

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Last year I took the plunge and volunteered to speak at the Technology User Group (TechUG) event in Glasgow. I spoke about Office 365 and whether or not backups were necessary. It was my first real attempt at public speaking and it was a great event to be apart of. Everyone was very friendly...

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I recently received the confirmation email that I will be speaking at the SQLGLA conference in Glasgow, UK. The conference is in it's second year of running and is run by the guys behind the SQL Glasgow User Group

The conference is on September 14th at The Studio within Glasgow City Centre, my...

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I recently received the confirmation email that I will be speaking at the Evolve conference in Birmingham, UK. The conference has been running a few years under the UC Day originally. The event is organised by a group of people including some Microsoft Valuable Professionals (MVP), they are also...

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Last year I stepped into the world of public speaking for the first time.  I delivered a session as part of my work at one of the Microsoft Tech4Good events in Edinburgh and then I spoke at a community event in Glasgow. Public speaking isn't something that I ever thought I'd venture into doing but I...

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Over the years I have attended a lot of events, both paid and free community events.  And as I'm sure many of you are I've been organising the Glasgow Azure User Group events over the past 11 months, this blog post is just some of my thoughts on how you can #BeAGoodAttendee at these events. If you’v...

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As we head into 2018 I thought a post covering the value of getting involved with your local community in the form of user groups would be appropriate.

5 reasons to get involved

5.  With the amount of product updates that Microsoft and other vendors are rolling out at a rapid rate, it is hard...

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As you all know I founded the Glasgow Azure User Group earlier this year and I am pleased to say we are holding our 3rd meetup later this month. As part of the continued development and growth of the user group it's pleasing to announce we will now be supported by Servent.  This new partnership...

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There are quite a lot of good events and user groups happening in Scotland next month and I thought it would be good to share the details of these.   Glasgow SQL Server Meetup The Glasgow based SQL server meetup group will be meeting up in Glasgow City Centre on the 22nd August and will have some...

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Recently I've been on the hunt for some user groups to attend and have managed to find a few that look interesting.  I thought I would share the ones I've found to help my fellow Scottish IT professionals join in with the community and hopefully learn something along the way.   [Edinburgh SQL Serve...

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