Microsoft Copilot is all around...

  As the debut of Microsoft 365 Copilot approaches, there are a lot of Copilot features set to be introduced across the Microsoft 365 ecosystem. Here are a few noteworthy additions: Microsoft has unveiled a series of innovative features in the upcoming releases of Windows 11, some of them are already released, and some are currently available in preview builds. The Windows 11 Copilot, conveniently located in the taskbar, eliminates the need to open your Edge browser. It is seamlessly integrated with Bing Enterprise Chat (BEC) and ChatGPT, making it really easy to get started on your creative journey. Included in Windows 11 is the new co-creator feature in Paint. This feature, also in preview, is integrated with DALL-E and provides a swift and straightforward method for creating illustrations and images. If you possess a knack for crafting descriptions, you can generate quite impressive imagery. Another AI-powered feature is image creation directly from BEC. This feature, also integrate

Speaking at Microsoft Ignite in Chicago

I am excited to announce I am going to Chicago and attend Ignite 2015 as a speaker. My proposal for a session on Backup and restore Skype for Business has been accepted. This is my third international event, and first one this year.

The session will be about what to consider when planning for a disaster recovery scenario, and how to do it.

Apparently, the TechedEU 2014 session was slightly more advanced than the advertised level 300, and this session has been marked as a lvl 400.

Be prepared for a lot of PowerShell commands during the presentation.

Title: Managing Backup and Restore in Skype for Business
Track: Skype for Business
Level: 400
Session: BRK4122
Link: Session details
Time: Tuesday, May 5: 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: TBA

Abstract:As unified communication becomes an important part of the infrastructure, it is equally important to have a good understanding on how to quickly restore its availability in the event of an outage. Even a well-designed High Availability solution may encounter loss of data, misconfiguration, or server failure. This session addresses which components the administrator will need to pay attention to when designing his disaster recovery plan in Skype for Business.