I had a great conversation with Brian Voelz this week on Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD). We discussed “why” WVD, moving off Citrix, and lessons learned. Brian did a great job diving into the details of each.Read more "Windows Virtual Desktop De-Mystified"
I was publishing an Azure Function with Azure DevOps vs. deploying with VS Code and was finding the function was failing because the .python_packages folder was missing. Reviewing the build code the standard python package was populated with “pip install -r requirements.txt”, which was working on my local client to ensure the published environment included the necessary packages. […]Read more "Azure Function Published with Azure DevOps is missing .python_packages"
I was deploying an Azure Function with Azure DevOps and was running into a problem where an extra folder was created at the root of the Files directory when deploying. It looked like this: I discovered that in the deployment file the root directory was being included in the deployed zip file and needed to […]Read more "Azure Function Published with Azure DevOps has Extra Folder at Root"
I was having challenge with deploying an Azure Function through Azure DevOps where the default channel was failing to capture the output of the build and deploy it to the target. I wanted to post a template for this, as there were a lot of people trying to solve the same problem, but no clear […]Read more "Deploying a Python Azure Function in Azure DevOps Error: Directory ‘D:\a\1\a’ is empty. Nothing will be added to build artifact ‘drop’."
This isn’t an easy time to be in business. Frankly, I think it is one of the most challenging times in recent memory due to the uncertainty that exists in the economic climate. However, it is during uncertainty that real leaders transform markets and bring about instrumental change. This is the time when bold manufacturers […]Read more "6 Transformations for Manufacturing for Change Agents"
I had a great conversation with Michael Walton, Microsoft lead for Manufacturing solutions. We talked about 6 different manufacturing solutions based on AI technologies that influence the way manufacturers can engage their customers, partners, and employees.Read more "Manufacturing Solutions Interview"
This year at Ignite was a little different in that it was virtual, but it was the same in the increase in capabilities brought from a widely diverse set of areas. Not surprisingly, huge amounts of effort has been placed in advancing Artificial Intelligence capabilities both in commodity AI (Cognitive Services) and custom AL/ML (Azure […]Read more "Top Updates Artificial Intelligence Updates Microsoft Ignite 2020"
I’ll be talking with students at Marquette University’s Business School career night, Tuesday October 20th. If you’re a student at Marquette and interested in learning more about careers in technology, don’t miss the opportunity to have a great discussion. I’m happy to provide any feedback or direction for individuals interested in creating a meaningful career.Read more "Marquette University Career Night"
Min Maung and I talked about AI for Good surrounding helping individuals with cognitive disabilities to do jobs they previously could not do. The AI for Good platform made open source by Clover uses Microsoft AI and bot services to provide an augmented reality “buddy” to individuals that helps them with doing work which they previously could only do with a human helper.Read more "AI for Good"
I recorded a discussion on Azure Kubernetes and Containers with Brian Haydin and John Hubert. We talked about what containers are, why you’d use them, and how to leverage Azure Kubernetes Services.Read more "Azure Kubernetes and Containers"