Today is the last support date for Internet Explorer 11. I think I’m not the only one who has long since moved away from Internet Explorer, so the news isn’t that dramatic. If I run iexplore.exe on my Windows 11,… Read More »Goodbye, Internet Explorer (1995-2022)
Last night, Apple held its annual Worldwide Developers Conference keynote. It was streamed, so I had a chance to catch up on that while preparing the kids for bed. One of the things that I dislike disproportionately is that all… Read More »I’m thinking of getting the new MacBook Air (2022)
I’m speaking at the European SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference in November – see you in Copenhagen!
This coming November – which is still so distant when writing this – we’ll meet again in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, for the European SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference. The event takes place between November 28 and December… Read More »I’m speaking at the European SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference in November – see you in Copenhagen!
It’s time for Microsoft Build, and it’s still digital – and free! I’m happy to share that with my local community leaders here in Finland, and we’re delivering a tightly packed and very fast-paced session during Build. It’s titled What’s… Read More »Join us at Microsoft Build 2022 to hear what’s up with the Finnish cloud?
Last week, Microsoft in Finland announced the rumor circulating in recent years – Microsoft Cloud would establish a local datacenter presence in Finland. More specifically, in the cities of Espoo and Kirkkonummi. These are close to the capital area (and… Read More »Reflections on Microsoft Cloud entering Finland
This past week, I delivered a keynote for a local event here in the heart of Helsinki, Finland. Siili organized the event – and it was surreal. You wake up in the morning and start thinking about what to wear.… Read More »Presenting in front of a live audience in 2022
About three and a half years ago, we got the great idea with Mr. Jouni Heikniemi that it would be great to travel outside our usual circles and visit cities outside the capital area of Finland with a tour. We… Read More »For my Finnish audience: Azure Tour 2021 announced
Microsoft Ignite (Fall) 2021 is soon here! This time, the event takes place November 2-4 – and it’s an online event, just like previously. Oh, and it’s also free so register today. [ Update: The recording of our Microsoft Ignite… Read More »Tune in to our community-focused Microsoft Ignite Fall 2021 session on November 3!
This week, I delivered a virtual session for the European SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference. This year, it’s an online event, and all sessions are pre-recorded and then delivered over Teams Live Events to attendees. Each session is scheduled… Read More »Lessons learned when creating a session for an online event using TechSmith Camtasia
A quick note that my session titled “GitHub for non-developers” is now viewable on Youtube: My bit starts around the 10 minute mark. Jussi RoineI work with Azure and frequently write about my experiences. I’m a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional,… Read More »My session from 365 Saturday titled “GitHub for non-developers” is now viewable on Youtube
It’s been a busy week, especially now that the summer holiday season is fast approaching, and plenty of things still on the table waiting to be completed. Beyond all the usual stuff, I’ve been busy lately with these five things:… Read More »Five things you need to know now
ESPC20 or the European SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference session list has been updated and it now has 90+ sessions. I was the programme chair together with Donald Hessing, and in the team we had Jasper Oosterveld, Melanie Culver,… Read More »90+ sessions announced for the European SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference
Next Wednesday, so that would be May 20 (I’m horrible with dates, so triple checking this twice), we have a Community Connection session during Microsoft Build 2020. You can register for our session here, and it will be a 90-minute… Read More »Connect with Microsoft Western Europe and your local dev community at Build 2020
Microsoft Teams was made available in public preview back in November 2016. Since then, the platform has matured and is used by millions daily. As part of Teams, people can schedule and organize meetings – with audio and video. I… Read More »Getting started with Microsoft Teams Live Events
On June 16, a new Microsoft event will take place and it’s called European Open Source Virtual Summit. You can register (for free!) here. The event will start at 9 am CET, and the content will be deep-dive sessions on… Read More »European Open Source Virtual Summit is June 16
Today, Microsoft announced a bunch of new Surface products: Surface Book 3 – 17.5 hours battery life, 13″ and 15″ models, newer 10th Gen Intel processors, faster SSDs, and up to 32 GB of RAM – starting from $1599 Surface… Read More »Thoughts on the new Microsoft Surface products – hello Surface Book 3, Surface Go 2, and others!
This year, Microsoft Build 2020 will be digital only. The registration has just opened late last week. Oh, and the event is free of charge. It takes place between May 19-20, and you’ll need to register in order to get… Read More »Microsoft Build 2020 (digital event) registration is now open
As in-person events have generally stopped happening since March, many in the community are now preparing for both digital-only events, and the more traditional in-person events later in 2020. I just received a few updates to these more prominent events,… Read More »Updated dates for major Microsoft-focused tech conferences in H2/2020
Last week I delivered a webinar together with Stephane Lapointe with support from ShareGate on Azure Policy essentials. The webinar walked through the essence of Azure governance, including Azure Policy, Azure Blueprints, Azure Managements Groups, and naming and tagging resources.… Read More »Azure Policy essentials: The webinar recording is now available
Part of my work at Microsoft is to support and sponsor community- and partner-driven events, and also our own events. We refer to these as 1st party events, and 3rd party events. How this works is that I focus largely… Read More »Events are becoming digital-only – and that’s generally a good thing!