I began my Executive MBA journey in March 2019. It’s a two-year program that you can complete on the side while you work full-time. As part of the studies, you need to write a thesis (I graduated in early 2021).… Read More »Researching developer advocacy – a revisit to my Executive MBA thesis from 2020
Content and docs
This is a short one, but something I couldn’t figure out without testing it first. Let’s assume a scenario where a company has a single Azure subscription. They also then have a single Azure tenant (meaning, a single Azure AD).… Read More »How to lock down a single confidential Resource Group in Azure
Before the public cloud was such a prevalent service, I spent most of my days (and evenings) building On-Premises solutions. Ordering racks and servers for those racks, planning to cable, and finally installing and configuring everything was very tangible. You… Read More »Hey Microsoft Azure, where is my data?
I wrote about renewing Microsoft certifications in late December 2020. By then, we knew that maintaining certifications required some additional exams to be passed. I also updated that article slightly in February 2021 when it became evident Microsoft would require… Read More »Renewing Microsoft certifications in 2021
In late November, I wrote a brief update on how it seemed professionals could renew their existing Microsoft certifications. As you might remember, the passed exams that form certifications are valid for two years. That time is now almost up… Read More »Another update on renewing Microsoft certifications in 2021
I love doing certification exams! I might be in the minority here, but I’ve done something since 1997, and I feel it allows me to learn about new technologies continuously. With the announcement on retiring MCSE, MCSD, and MCSA exams,… Read More »An update on renewing Microsoft certifications
Insights on building robust business process orchestrations using Power Automate, Logic Apps and Azure Functions
I often end up automating a lot of things in my life I find too repetitive, or too boring to do manually. This might not always be the smartest thing to do, as learning how to do something esoteric might… Read More »Insights on building robust business process orchestrations using Power Automate, Logic Apps and Azure Functions
I’ve had some time to clean up and get rid of dusty things in my life. We’ve all had that time, I guess. Besides physical things, I’ve also cleaned plenty of digital assets that I no longer need. The intention… Read More »What about those blog posts that I’ve never published?
I’ve had a guidebook on the English grammar on my desk for the better part of the last decade. It’s a classic – the Elements of Style. I rarely write longer essays in my native Finnish, and as Finnish is… Read More »Check your grammar! Understanding the security implications with cloud-based grammar checkers
The only constant in life is change. And I love it! For me, the ability to accept continuous change is one of my internal KPIs, that I use to playfully measure if I’m still a good fit to work in… Read More »An update to Microsoft certifications: MCSA, MCSD, and MCSE retiring end of June 2020
A quick heads up, that a new Microsoft Flow whitepaper, titled A guide to building enterprise-ready flows has just been released. It’s authored by Jerry Weinstock, and I had the privilege to be one of the technical contributors for the… Read More »A new Microsoft Flow whitepaper has been released, and it’s interesting
NOTE: I’ve joined Microsoft, and will no longer update this guide after December 16th, 2019. This is both because my role within Microsoft isn’t geared towards licensing, and also because I feel the guidance on the Power Platform licensing becoming… Read More »The comprehensive licensing guide to Microsoft Power Automate (formerly Flow) and Power Apps