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“Empower Every Person and Every Organisation on the Planet to Achieve More”

“Empower Every Person and Every Organisation on the Planet to Achieve More” – for the past while this has been the new vision statement from Microsoft. Microsoft have worked hard towards this goal over the last number of years with

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A Windows Insider 2nd Anniversary

Two years ago, on the 1stJune 2016 – Dona Sarkar took over the Windows Insiders Program from Gabe Aul.   Over the past two years, we have seen countless releases within the program, fast ring, slow ring and Skip Ahead.

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Microsoft Build 2018

I had the privilege of attending and speaking at Microsoft Build 2018 this year as a guest of the Windows Insider Team at Microsoft, along with two other Windows Insiders Irving Amukasa Anjere and Uwabajimana N. Ange – you can

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The Importance of Good Feedback

Most of my time is spent developing software – this could be working on existing or new software for clients or developing our own products and sending it out to potential customers for testing. Another portion of my time is

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The backlash against running non Microsoft software on Windows 10

I’ve seen online over the last few days a huge and somewhat personal attack on Microsoft engineers for using non Microsoft built software on Windows 10 – I’m going to try an outline why. As an operating system, Microsoft supports a

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A Windows Insiders Thank You

On the 1st June 2016, Dona Sarkar took over the leadership role of the Windows Insiders Program from Gabe Aul, taking the title of “Chief Ninja Cat” From then, we have seen numerous builds of Windows 10, bug bashes and

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Making it in the Tech World

The technology world has to be one of the most fastest changing industries of all time – innovation happens on a daily basis – it’s hard to stand out. Whether you are a student that has been studying Computing or

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Windows Insider Create-A-Thons

The Windows Insiders Program has been going for some time now and has grown from a beta testing program into so much more. Over the last few months, program lead Dona Sarkar has kicked off the #WINsiders4Good Create-A-Thon campaign, which involves

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update

The Windows 10 Anniversay Update is released today (2nd August 2016), and comes with a host of new features: The UI for the start menu has been changed to allow for less scrolling. Live tiles are now smarter with “Chaseable”

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Microsoft – Getting it Right

I’ll apologise in advance – this is an opinion piece! Microsoft have been about for many years now and have adopted many different strategies throughout their time. In more recent years, I genuinely believe that they’ve got it right –

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