Six Tests to Determine if Your Cloud Environment is Setup Properly I’m asked frequently, “how do I know if there is waste in my cloud environment?” or “how do I know if my cloud environment is following best practices?”. In response, I have six initial tests to evaluate the state of an already deployed cloud […]
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Do you want to require a tag on every Azure Resource in your environment using Azure Policy? Example could be cost center, application, environment, etc. This is pretty easy, but is somewhat un-intuitive in the Azure interface. First, step, use the Azure Policy Interface and select “Definitions” The next step is to find the default […]
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The last time we talked about a Data Mesh we focused on the idea of Data Domains and the essential part they play in creating a scale-up data structure across an organization. A common question that arises however is how to deal with overlapping contexts of data and whether the Data Mesh creates too much […]
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The Data Mesh is a new-new thing. In concept, it’s really just a way to describe a large data platform made up of several distributed data estates, but managed and understood as one environment. The Microsoft Learn site actually has a very nice description of a Data Mesh concept. The core concept of the “Data […]
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I recently wrote about Delayed Send in Outlook. Check out this feature for Delayed Send in Microsoft Teams. If you are trying to avoid causing unnecessary concern, friction, or stress after hours, but find yourself more productive during that time, use the delayed send feature to align to your recipient’s work hours. How to Use […]
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Microsoft released the Manufacturing Sustainability Manager for the holidays and I couldn’t be more excited for the impact this can have in business in the new year. I got a chance to play with this for a bit and it’s very interesting. A few things at first glance that were interesting to me: The decomposition […]
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I’ve had an awesome time speaking at the Microsoft Manufacturing Summit in MN, WI, and IL. A few parts of the topic: Here is a link to the events!
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Interested in improving your public speaking skills? This great graphic plus the list below will help you get better: * Stay in the 2 zone… unless you are going to move to “happy birthday level memorization”… meaning you can do the talk without thinking about it… stay in understanding your content and speaking to it […]
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Hello! I’ve made the slide deck for my talk instantly available here! Check out the Top 10 and let me know what you think! Happy to connect here, on twitter @nlasnoski, or on LinkedIn.
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I’ve been doing triathlons for at least 10 years, have completed two Ironman 140.6 races and many, many sprint triathlons. I started getting my kids involved in triathlons pretty early and I’ve developed some pretty effective tips to get them started. Here are a few things you should think about / remember as you get […]
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