My first week at Microsoft

My first week at Microsoft

“How is Microsoft?” “It must be amazing!” “What are you working on?” This is how the conversation goes with anyone who knows of my July 16 start date as a Microsoft employee. If you missed my announcement (because I recorded a video instead of blogging about it), I’ve joined the Cloud Developer Advocates who report through to…

The case for Cloud Access Security Brokers in small business

For most small businesses reading this article, I’ve lost them with the headline. A Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) is likely to be something they’ve never heard of, let alone considered. Yet more small businesses are becoming Cloud-friendly, especially with their adoption of Software as a Service applications. Funny thing is, some security-focused IT professionals…

5 tips for success with modern collaboration tools

I see so many people running to a technology because other people said it was good. That’s how our trusted referral society works, but it’s rarely the tech that solves the problem – it’s how you use it. Modern collaboration tools are the hot topic right now, whether you prefer Slack or Microsoft Teams. So…