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How often have you been in a Microsoft Teams meeting and seen a really useful link to somewhere shared in the chat, or some great piece of advice and then tried to find it later and had trouble?

Yip, I've been there. Let me into a little secret, you can find the chat history from previous Micro...

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Azure Migrate sessions at Microsoft Ignite 2020

As I'm sure you are all aware I am a massive fan of Azure Migrate and I enjoy talking about the migration journey that is possible due to it. Let's take a look at what sessions are covering it and migrations during Microsoft Ignite 2020! I've listed the session below in either Pacific Daylight T...

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When you set up a Microsoft Teams meeting by default everyone invited to that meeting will be able to present. Which is find for a lot of meetings, however, when you are in larger meetings or even maybe in an education setting you would like to limit that to certain people.

There are three way...

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GitHub for the IT Pro

GitHub is one of those tools that I always considered to be a developer tool and never thought about learning, until about three years ago. I then realised that I was so wrong to class it as developer only tool! I've come to use GitHub on a regularly basis and in this video I talk about how I us...

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Microsoft Teams Sharing

Microsoft Teams is the meeting and collaboration tool that is available within Office 365. It is something I use daily, either to chat to colleagues, attend meetings, present at meetings, or make phone calls. And I speak to a lot of people who are transitioning from Skype or another platform to...

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Focus Assist

Built into Windows 10 is something called Focus Assist, it's a Do Not Disturb mode that hides notifications. It's automatically activated on Windows 10 when you are playing a game or mirroring your screen however you can also turn it on or schedule it to turn on at certain times to suit your work...

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Azure Charts

A question I get asked all the time is how I stay up to date with all the features and announcements that happen for Azure products. Something that I have within my arsenal to help me keep up to date is the Azure Charts or Azure Heat Map.

The Azure Chart is a website that a Microsoft employee,...

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I spend a lot of my time talking to customers and colleagues about datacenter migrations and the strategy of how to move away from an on-premises datacenter to the cloud, specifically Azure. Throughout those conversations I've learnt a...

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Back on the 13th August 2018 I switched from hosting my blog on the WordPress platform to the Grav platform. It was hard work trying to get everything migrated across and the way I needed it to be. However, that being said I am loving having it running on Grav. I am slowly but surely getting use...

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Azure Policy is a service within Azure that is currently in Preview.  It has been designed to help you to enforce different rules and actions over your resources, which enables your resources to stay compliant with your corporate standards.  It comes with a lot of "out of the box" or "built in" poli...

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