Azure

A guide on simplifications for O365 admins – II – PowerShell profiles

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In my previous post, which you can read here: http://blog.bisser.at/2017/05/02/a-guide-on-simplifications-for-o365-admins-part-i-chrome-profiles/ I showed you how you can simplify your life as an O365 admin, with Chrome profiles. With this post, I want to show you, how you can tune your PowerShell in order to establish PS profiles too, which can be used to automate common tasks, […]

Azure

Azure mobile portal – a sneak peak

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At the Microsoft Build 2017 there were a lot of new features announced. One, which was quite innovative was the release of the Azure Mobile Portal. With this app it’s now possible to manage your Azure resources (and I mean all your Azure resources) from your smartphone or tablet via an app. So here are […]

Cloud

Azure Cloud Shell released – first thoughts and previews

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This was one of my most awaited features, which should be unveiled at the Build2017 – the Azure Cloud Shell. And now, only a couple of hours later, it’s already here and can be used do to cool stuff within the Azure portal in your favourite internet browser. To start it, simply click on the […]

Azure

Sync Visual Studio Online items to Outlook task list

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As a consultant, working in a team of 6 people, task management is a crucial part in my daily business. In my team, it is very important to have a good task management, in order to decide about who does the workshop for a customer next week, or who can do the conception phase during […]

Exchange

How to use Microsoft To-Do, even when there is no option of activation in the O365 tenant

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Microsoft recently announced that its newest task management app “To-Do“, which shall be the successor of Wunderlist, will soon be available. I’m not going into detail about the functionality, because this is described here: https://blogs.office.com/2017/04/19/introducing-microsoft-to-do-now-available-in-preview/ and https://products.office.com/en-us/microsoft-to-do-list-app But as Microsoft announced the preview of To-Do, many people downloaded the app and tried to synchronize their Outlook tasks […]

Exchange

Get the storage location of mailboxes in Exchange Online

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Microsoft always claims, that all data from a customer is only stored in that region, where the Office 365 contract is bound to. Now that means, that all SharePoint Online data and Exchange Online data will only be stored in the EMEA datacenters, when the contract is bound to Microsoft Austria for example. Now if […]

AI

Cognitive Services – Vision Category

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Computer Vision Most of us will quickly bring image analysis in conjunction with high mathematical formulas and pattern recognition algorithms. The Computer Vision API but is based on a completely different level of abstraction. If one sends a picture of a squirrel on the service, “a squirrel is sitting on a rock” and a percentage […]