Podcast episode 147

In this episode, Alexander and Simon talk about the book “the Phoenix Project”, discuss a number of improvements to Power BI, cover the new Config Manager release, look at a few DLP news and talk about “verified credentials”!

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The Phoenix Project 
Power BI Premium per User GA 
Power BI Deployment Pipeline updates
Power BI Dataflows updates
New Power BI sharing experience in the works

Update 2103 for Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager current branch is now available – Microsoft Tech Community

Microsoft Unified DLP update April 2021
Announcing Azure AD Verifiable Credentials – Microsoft Tech Community

Podcast episode 146

In this episode, Alexander and Simon talk about data literacy, the recent Azure AD outage, issues with Windows updates, new Power BI updates, Microsoft in talks to buy Discord and InTune turning 10!

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Microsoft halts rollout of Windows 10 KB5001649 emergency update (bleepingcomputer.com)
Power BI Desktop March Update
Power BI Desktop changelog
Microsoft reopening offices

Azure AD Connect: Version release history | Microsoft Docs

Microsoft in talks with Discord over $10 billion-plus acquisition: report – The Verge
The Midweek Download: Oct. 19th EditionWindows Intune is Here, plus More News on Windows 8, Windows Phone 7.5 & Internet Explorer 10 – The Official Microsoft Blog

Podcast episode 145

In this episode Alexander and Simon reminisce about Toni who sadly passed away early March. There is some Ignite content in there as well – somewhere. In memory of Toni, this episode is also listed as containing explicit language.

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Podcast episode 144

In this first of many upcoming biweekly interview episodes, Alexander have a chat with Heini Ilmarinen about career twists and turns, learning, and getting in to the technology field!

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Podcast episode 143

In this episode Simon lays out his vision for the modern digital workplace, we share a bunch of exciting news from the worlds of Power BI, Windows and Config Manager and talk a bit about upcoming conferences!

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dax.do website
Azure Data Community Announcement
Power BI Gartner Magic Quadrant
Introducing the next feature update to Windows 10, version 21H1 | Windows Experience Blog
Microsoft Internal Solorigate Investigation Final Update Microsoft Security Response Center
Add reports as favorites in Configuration Manager Technical Preview 2102 – Microsoft Tech Community

Podcast episode 142

In this episode, the focus segment is all about Windows Admin Center – what, how and why! The trio also touches on Microsoft Viva, news in Intune, the new security exams, the new Power BI model best practice rules, Azure Purview and exciting news with Power BI Embedded!

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Employee Experience & Engagement | Microsoft Viva
What’s new in Microsoft Intune – Azure | Microsoft Docs
Browse Certifications and Exams | Microsoft Docs
Best practice rules for Power BI model performance
Power Query Online folding query indicators
Microsoft Purview
Power BI Embedded gen2 (preview)

 

Podcast episode 141

In this episode, the focus segment is about Power BI Premium – what it is, why it is and who it is for. The trio also covers Microsoft Defender for endpoints, a new service for OLAP cubes in the cloud, Melissa Coates on GuyInaCube, execs leaving Microsoft, and as always – what’s new in Intune.

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Power BI Premium
Power BI Premium per User
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint automation changes
OLAP Cubes as a service in the cloud
GuyInaCube with Melissa Coates
Intune news

 

Podcast episode 140

We’re back! In this new-format episode, a.k.a “tune in to intune”, the trio talk about how to succeed with Intune and MDM, new Intune and Power BI features and what is in the pipe for community involvment!

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Simon’s blog
Which is most secure?
Intune training on YouTube
Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21286 | Windows Insider Blog
What’s new in Microsoft Intune – Azure | Microsoft Docs
Quickly create reports in the Power BI service (preview) | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI
Announcing the general availability of read/write XMLA endpoints in Power BI Premium | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI
Securely manage and autofill passwords across all your mobile devices with Microsoft Authenticator – Microsoft Tech Community

Podcast episode 139

The rumors of our collective demise have been greatly exaggerated, and we’re back with a special, longer episode to close out the year. We’re having a conversation about the dumpster fire that has been 2020, what we’ve been struggling with and what we’re taking away as we move to 2021.

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Podcast episode 138

In this episode, the trio talk about the Microsoft earnings report, new samples available in Azure Synapse Analytics, Windows Server Summit 2020, Microsoft Teams having a new record number of daily users, and small usability improvements in Power BI.

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Microsoft earnings report
New samples available in Azure Synapse Analytics
SMB over Quic from Windows Server Summit 2020
Teams over 115M daily users
Usability improvements for Power BI