Technology is at the heart of the transformation of modern society and business. I engage in innovation, artificial intelligence, disruption, and ethics under the lense that we only do this because people matter.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
This week I was in the market for two new computers for my kids. The ones they had been using were getting a little long in the tooth and it became apparent that we needed to replace them. This went from annoyance to emergency as they started school again and virtually needed to do classwork. […]
The best organizations are ones that balance growth mindset in the cloud with effective cloud governance. The growth mindset is the company challenging itself, its previous assumptions, it’s understanding of what the future looks like. The partner is governance that accelerates the transformation while ensuring protection and responsibility. The goal of cloud governance is not […]