Miss a TechDays Online session? Catch up on-demand!

Last month, we hosted a three-day long, MVP-led TechDays Online. All 18 sessions are available to be viewed on-demand via Channel 9, so don’t miss out on topics including bots, Linux on Azure, Xamarin, Quantum Computing, IoT and more!

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How to help tech employees be more creative

Creativity is required for businesses to progress and innovate new ideas. Creativity and innovation combine old ways of thinking to form new ones. Through creativity, employees are able to develop alternative solutions to tough and complex problems.

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Devops Practices: Infrastructure as Code

This post is provided by PowerShell MVP Richard Siddaway One of the biggest issues in IT is the apparent split between development teams and operations teams. I deliberately say apparent because as with many things in IT the hype doesn’t always match reality. DevOps is the new IT ‘wunderkind’ that will cure all your IT…


Demystifying DevOps Behaviours

In an effort to demystify the new and exciting world of DevOps and DevOps culture, I am hosting a series of guest posts on this blog over the next few months. Firstly we need to have a look at just what those behaviours are. To do this, I have enlisted the help of a number…


The UK IT Camp Roadshow is on its way to Cardiff and Birmingham

In December we travel to Cardiff and Birmingham to deliver the next phase in our IT Innovation series of IT Camps. We have four UK IT Camp events in December. 1st December – Radisson Blu hotel Cardiff       –    Azure (Cloud Infrastructure) 2nd  December – Radisson Blu hotel Cardiff     –   Windows 10 Enterprise 9th December  –…


DevOps – a word or a Brave New World?

DevOps – A Journey into Open Source Tools Once a year the team of Evangelists I work with gather together and spend two days engaged in a variety of different pursuits. This year we made our way to the Microsoft Research Labs in Cambridge. Whenever I make the journey to this lab I do so…


Thinking wider as well as deeper – Maturing an IT professional’s knowledge

Gavin Payne is a principal architect for Coeo, a SQL Server professional services company, and a Microsoft Certified Architect and Microsoft Certified Master. His role is to guide and lead organisations through data platform transformation and cloud adoption programmes.  This is one of the two winning articles for the Learning at Work Week 2015 competition -…