Podcast episode 155

In this episode, Alexander and Simon discuss some of the issues inherent in means, talk about two new preview features in SQL Server, cover the change in names for Windows Virtual Desktop, check out news from WWDC and as always, what’s new in Config Manager!

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Query Store Hinting in preview
Change Data Capture in preview
WVD is now AVD
News from Apple WWDC
A new Config Manager release

Podcast episode 154

In this first in a discussion series on community, Alexander and Simon talk to Tomaz Kastrun, a data platform MVP from Slovenia.

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Podcast episode 153

In this episode Alexander and Simon talk about information classification, cover some of the (exceptional) Power BI news in the wake of Microsoft Build, discuss the upcoming next Windows generation, and what’s new in InTune!

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Power BI News from Build
The next generation of Windows
Continous Access Evaluation in public preview
What’s new in InTune

Podcast episode 152

In this episode, Simon and Alexander chat to Christos Matskas, a PM and a developer advocate on the identity team at Microsoft!

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Podcast episode 151

In this episode, Alexander starts to talk and then rants about data modelling, Simon covers news in InTune and Config Manager, as well as discuss news from the RSA conference and the statement from Microsoft that they will be storing data in Europe.

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Power BI May Update
Cyber attacks make an impact
News in InTune
Azure AD news from RSA 2021
Secured Core PCs
Microsoft to store EU data in the EU

Podcast episode 150

In this episode, Alexander talks to Kurt Buhler from Ordina in Belgium about data, visuals and storytelling!

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Podcast episode 149

In this episode, a.k.a “telemetelrelny”, Alexander and Simon talk about data compliance, the deluge of Power BI announcements from Microsoft Business Applications Summit, news in Intune, the search for a new default M365 font and Microsoft’s Q3 earnings.

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MBAS recap
Statement on 3rd party tools with Enterprise datawarehousing in Power BI
The new default font
News from InTune
Microsoft Q3 earnings

Podcast episode 148

In this episode, Alexander and Simon talk about DataOps, the April update of Power BI Desktop (and especially Charticulator and the Power Automate visual), Microsoft buying Nuance, news in InTune, some new Microsoft hardware and Microsoft Defender for unmanaged devices!

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Power BI Desktop April Update
Charticulator Visual
Project Deneb preview 
PureViz
OLS GA in premium & pro
Microsoft buys Nuance
News in InTune
iOS/iPadOS Configuration Framework from MS
New Microsoft Hardware
Secure unmanaged devices with Microsoft Defender for Endpoint now – Microsoft Security

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