I am a Tech Trailblazer Award Finalist at the ESPC Inspire Awards 2023!

I am thrilled to share with you that I have been nominated for the Tech Trailblazer Award at the ESPC Inspire Awards 2023! This is a huge honor for me, and I am very grateful to the community for recognizing my work and passion.

The ESPC Inspire Awards are dedicated to celebrating and acknowledging remarkable talents, inspiring personalities, and those who drive positive change within our community. The awards cover nine distinct categories and the finalists for each category were nominated by the community and will be reviewed by an independent judging panel over the next couple of weeks. You can view the finalists for each category and find out more about the judging phase here.

ESPC Inspire Awards


How to run unsigned PowerShell scripts safely

PowerShell is a versatile scripting language that’s widely used in Windows environments for automating tasks and managing system configurations. However, by default, PowerShell restricts the execution of unsigned scripts for security reasons.

Have you encountered the error “ The file .ps1 is not digitally signed. You cannot run this script on the current system” while trying to run an unsigned PowerShell script?

How to run unsigned PowerShell scripts safely


I’m nominated for UK Community Awards as Modern Work Evangelist

I’ve been nominated for the UK Community Awards in the “Modern Work Evangelist” category. It’s an honor to be included in this list of nominees.

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, one thing remains constant: the power of community. It’s the relentless passion, shared knowledge, and collaborative spirit within a community that often propels individuals to achieve extraordinary feats. The Microsoft Community UK Spotlight and Recognition Awards is a testament to this very essence, celebrating those who have truly gone above and beyond, leaving an indelible mark in the Microsoft ecosystem.

UK Community Awards


How to turn on Bing Chat Enterprise

Microsoft just announced Bing Chat Enterprise at Microsoft Ignite, with these version, both user and business data are shielded from any leaks outside the organization, and it is guaranteed that your confidential data will not be used to train the model.

Right now, it’s in preview mode and comes free with Microsoft 365 E3, E5, Business Standard, and Business Premium subscription, if you meet the requirements and want to start using it right away check out how to turn it on for your organization.

Bing Chat Enterprise


Reading corner – I, Human by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

In an era dominated by rapid technological advancements, the power of Artificial Intelligence has become a topic of growing concern. People worry about AI’s potential to reshape society, influence decision-making processes, and even replace human roles.

Nevertheless, despite these worries, there is a tendency to overlook the pervasive influence of AI in our daily lives. In “I, Human,” psychologist Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic highlights the impact of AI on our behaviors, revealing how it can make us distracted, selfish, biased, narcissistic, entitled, predictable, and impatient.

I, Human by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic


Securing your secrets: How to prevent data leaks when using ChatGPT

The recent data leak by Samsung employees, which involved the use of ChatGPT, has raised concerns about the importance of workforce training and awareness when it comes to handling confidential information.

ChatGPT security and training


Master your multitasking: Keep a window Always on Top with Microsoft PowerToys for Windows

Microsoft PowerToys is a set of utilities designed to enhance the user experience and improve productivity. One of the many features included in the PowerToys is the “Always on Top” utility, which enables users to pin any window to the top of their desktop, even when they’re working on other applications.

With Microsoft PowerToys Always on Top feature, users can keep important windows on top of all others, ensuring that they remain visible and accessible at all times. Whether you’re working on a project that requires multiple windows open simultaneously or need to keep an eye on a specific window while you work on other tasks, this feature is a game-changer for anyone looking to improve their workflow and productivity.

Microsoft PowerToys Always on Top utility for Windows


Transform your data with Excel: Converting CSV files to tables made easy

Microsoft Excel is a versatile tool that allows users to work with data in various formats. One of the most commonly used formats for data storage and exchange is the CSV (Comma Separated Values) file format.

CSV files are simple, text-based files that store data in a tabular format. However, working with raw CSV files can be challenging, and it is often useful to convert them into a more user-friendly format, such as a table. In this blog post, we will look at how to use Microsoft Excel to convert a CSV file into a table.

Convert a CSV into an Excel table


Reading corner – Emotion by design by Greg Hoffman

Emotions by Design is a must-read book for any Nike fan looking to gain insights into the brand’s success and learn from one of its top executives. Greg Hoffman, who spent almost three decades at Nike, shares his lessons and stories on the power of creativity in building strong emotional connections with consumers.

From the iconic “Just Do It” slogan to the Michael Jordan partnership, Hoffman provides fascinating stories about Nike’s most famous campaigns and how they succeeded in creating an empowering brand that resonates deeply with people.

 Emotion by design from Greg Hoffman


Reading corner – The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek

I had kept Simon Sinek’s book “The Infinite Game” on my bookshelf since its release and had been reminded of it in John Couch’s “My Life at Apple and The Steve I Knew”. I saw this as the perfect opportunity to finally read it and gain a better understanding of the infinite mindset that drives successful companies like Apple.

The book is a powerful exploration of how we can approach life and business as an infinite game rather than a finite one. Simon Sinek argues that most businesses and individuals approach life as if it were a finite game, in which the goal is to win and beat the competition. However, this approach often leads to short-sighted decisions and a focus on short-term gains at the expense of long-term success.

The Infinite Game from Simon Sinek


I've been working with Microsoft Technologies over the last ten years, mainly focused on creating collaboration and productivity solutions that drive the adoption of Microsoft Modern Workplace.