May 2017: In light of the recent WanaCrypt cyber attacks affecting businesses across the UK and the world, I've updated this post. It now reflects my most up to date advice for small businesses to keep their details safe online. Whilst the WanaCrypt attack is a form of ransomware and likely triggered by opening a [...]
At the end of my digital transformation presentation, I usually play a short version of the Microsoft Productivity Future Vision video as a glimpse into some of the technology scenarios we might see in the future. I often recommend people go back and watch previous versions to see just how many experiences are now possible [...]
One of the closing pieces from my digital transformation talk is a short version of the Microsoft productivity future vision video. It's a view to the future of the types of productivity experiences and scenarios Microsoft is looking at over the next few years. More often than not I get a follow-up query about where [...]
Moving data to the cloud is, for many people, still a big deal. One of the most common concerns is over who has access to your data when it's in the cloud. In this post, I'll explain what Office 365 Customer Lockbox is, and how it can help address that concern. Office 365 Security Your [...]
It's fair to say that there is a lot of online content to do with Office 365. Whether it's direct from Microsoft, from a Microsoft partner, blogger, or customer there are endless pages about all aspects of the service. It's sometimes hard to nail down some of the most useful, up to date, or trustworthy. [...]
Find out about some of the tools available to help you price an Azure solution.
In this post, we'll explore how you can use Microsoft Power BI to supercharge your Xero company data, helping you to keep your business in good shape if you're a business owner, and how to maximise the value of the relationship with your clients if you're a Xero partner. Running a business is hard Running [...]
One of the biggest innovations Office 365 has to offer is the ability to deliver an always-up-to-date Office client experience to Windows and Mac desktops. In the past, we've always had versions of Office from version 1.0 in 1990, all the way up to 2016 (version 16.0) in 2015, and the responsibility for upgrading and [...]
In the spirit of sharing things I learn as I go about my daily business, I thought it would be a good idea to write up answers to some common questions I get about Skype for Business. Microsoft has invested a lot in Skype for Business recently, particularly in the new functionality of Office 365 [...]
Fed up with my Pi being underused, I set about making a plant soil moisture sensor.