Archive for the ‘Tools, Tips & Utilities’ Category

Azure Data platform End2End – learning workshop(s)

Great resource and learning workshop(s) (thanks Fabio Braga) for understanding the Azure Data Platform and how to apply the platform services on data projects, specially covering the scenarios like relational data pipelines, big data file ingestion and processing with Spark clusters, non structured data and the use of AI to generate insights, real time ingestion and visualisation.

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July 13, 2020 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Azure.com operates on Azure…

Interesting 2 part reading on Azure operations:

Azure.com operates on Azure part 1: Design principles and best practices

How Azure.com operates on Azure part 2: Technology and architecture

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July 1, 2020 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Move Beyond RPA to Deliver Hyperautomation

Great insight into technology Innovation and long term strategic Roadmap…

Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders lack a defined strategy to scale automation with tactical and strategic goals. They must deliver end-to-end automation beyond RPA by combining complementary technologies to augment business processes. Gartner calls this “hyperautomation.”

July 1, 2020 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Azure Scaffold Templates

‘Azure Scaffolding’ for Cloud essentially refers to creating Cloud design to establish an architecture foundation that supports a scalable, reliable, flexible, dynamic, and redundant architecture.

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/azure-architecture-blog/azure-scaffold-templates/ba-p/1455574

June 30, 2020 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Application Lifecycle Management for Power Platform

DevOps, ALM, Source control, Continuous Deployment, Continuous Integration, Automation using Azure DevOps for Power Platform…all available on the link below:

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/finally-application-lifecycle-management-alm-on-the-power-platform-explained/

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June 17, 2020 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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New! Dynamics 365 Virtual Agent for Customer Service is available for preview

Dynamics 365 Virtual Agent.. So, the new cloud service which was announced in the public preview in April 2019 is now available (still in preview). It goes without saying, so easy to develop and deploy the virtual agent / bot, I actually did one within 15 minutes…. no boundaries on what you can do with this technology, definitely one of the game changer(s) in digital transformation .

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June 5, 2019 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Managing Windows 10 with Intune – The Many Ways to Enrol

There are many ways to enrol Windows 10 devices into Microsoft Intune for device management. Some are User-driven and some controlled by IT administrators, Some exist to support BYOD programs and others to streamline modern provisioning scenarios and management for corporate-owned devices.

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September 2, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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PowerApps Governance and Deployment Whitepaper is now available

PowerApps is a high-productivity application development platform from Microsoft. The platform is used by Microsoft to build their own 1st party applications Dynamics 365 for Sales, Service, Field Service, Marketing and Talent. This means these applications are built natively on the platform. Enterprise customers can also build their own custom line of business applications using the same technology. Individual users and teams within your organization can also build personal or team productivity applications with no-code or low-code.

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August 19, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Azure IoT Reference Architecture update

 

Azure IoT Reference Architecture update | Blog | Microsoft Azure

May 27, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Top Partner Product Questions

 

Review the top product questions asked by Partners during the presales and deployment phases of their customer projects – including deployment, configuration, demos, migration, value proposition, and licensing

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May 22, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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