Scanning in the modern age: Discover the power of Windows Scan app

If you’re old enough to have owned a scanner in the 90s, you’ll remember the feeling of being a wizard when you first used it. The ability to take physical photos and documents and turn them into digital files was truly magical.

Fast forward to today, and scanners are still an important tool for digitizing physical documents and photos. With Windows 10 and Windows 11, you will be able to scan your photos and documents easier than ever using the Windows Scan application.

Windows Scanner App


How to enable Microsoft Loop Public Preview

Microsoft Loop is a new co-creation experience designed to help teams collaborate more effectively. Loop allows users to bring together content, tasks, and teams across various devices and tools, enabling users to organize their thoughts, content, and resources as projects evolve.

The Loop app is entering a public preview phase and it is by default OFF since it does not yet meet all of Microsoft’s compliance capabilities. Despite this limitations if you still want to enable Microsoft Loop for your organization you must do it using a cloud policy to deploy the Loop setting to a Security Group.

How to enable Microsoft Loop Public Preview


Reading corner: Deliver What You Promise – The Building Blocks of Business

I was in a book shop scanning the shelves, with my eyes darting from title to title, when suddenly this one grabbed my attention. Maybe it was the bright colors on the cover, the quirky title, or the Lego bricks. Whatever it was, I’m happy I found it.

“Deliver What You Promise: The Building Blocks of Business” written by Bali Padda a former Lego CEO who had a crucial role in helping LEGO turn around its business and restore its financial stability after years of declining sales and profits.

Deliver What You Promise - The Building Blocks of Business


February 2023 – 28 Days, 28 Blog Posts

For the second year in a row, I’ve published a blog post each day during February! In this blog post madness, I wrote about SharePoint, Microsoft Lists, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Viva, Windows 11 and about the books I read.

If you are curious to know more about the topics, keep reading this post where you will find a resume of all the blog posts ordered chronologically.

February blog post madness


How to screen record in Windows 11

Screen record on Windows was one those features that always required the use of a third party solution, but now with a recent update on the built-in snipping tool you can easily record your screen and share it the way you want.

The snipping tool allows you to record full screen or a partial area or window on your computer but unfortunately it does capture the sound.

Screen Recording Windows11


How to open Windows 11 snipping tool using the Print Screen key

The Print Screen key allows users to take a screenshot of the current screen and save it to the clipboard, which can then be pasted into an image editing program or other application.

It has been a part of the Windows operating system since its early versions, it was first introduced in Windows 2.0 in 1987, and it has been a standard feature in all subsequent versions of Windows providing the same functionality over the last 35 years.

Open Windows 11 snipping tool using the Print Screen key


Reading corner: My Life at Apple and the Steve I Knew

This type of post is a first for me, I’ve never did a book review even though I’m a book addict and a book author. From now on, in this space you will find book reviews that somehow relate with technology, management or any other topic I’m into.

The first book review is about “My Life at Apple: And the Steve I Knew” a memoir written by John Couch, a former Apple executive that was employee number 54 and worked at the company for more than 20 years.

My life at Apple and the Steve I Knew


How to fix a broken headband on Surface Headphones

The original surface headphones were released in 2019, the same year I was awarded a Microsoft MVP and to celebrate the fact I bought ones for my self when I visited the Microsoft Campus in Seattle in March 2019.

They’ve worked without any issue for almost 4 years until the day the headband broke in half without a previous warning. Since the headphones had sentimental value and despite being broken into 2 pieces were still working, I’ve looked for a solution to fix them.

Surface Headphones fix broke headband


Install websites as PWA applications using Microsoft Edge

A progressive web application (PWA) is an application built and distributed using web technologies that is also able to take advantage of native operating system technologies.

The goal of PWAs is to provide a user experience similar to native applications, however these type of applications are easy to find and faster to install as you can do it directly from the browser.

Microsoft Edge PWA


Enable Windows Sandbox on Windows 11

Windows Sandbox is an isolated environment available in the Enterprise and Pro versions of Windows that allows you to test applications in a secure way without harming the main operating system.

Despite being available in these two versions of Windows, it does not come installed by default and to make use of it, first you need to install it by doing the following:

Windows 11 Sandbox


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.