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Do you know that 90% of people starting a blog find themselves difficult in writing blog post intros?

Count me into those 90% too, however, blogging is perfect platform to share my interest, ideas and is a powerful way to save my keystrokes - highly inspired by a post by Scott Hanselman from 2010, Do they deserve the gift of your keystrokes? , I have finally started saving my keystrokes, and this is my posts.

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Microsoft MVP award 2023-2024

July 7, 2023 by Jesper Nielsen • 3 minutes to read

Since 2016, July 1st has been a rather important date for me, this year was nothing less, however this year I had to wait until June 6th, waiting for that e-mail. For some reason, this year I felt the uncertainty flowering and I might have been a little edgy for the last couple of days. Being a Microsoft MVP is a huge part of my professional identity - Windows and User experience has been a huge passion for me for my entire career.

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Microsoft Architecture icons and templates

March 7, 2023 by Jesper Nielsen • 2 minutes to read

Visual aids to improve your presentations Microsoft provides various visual aids that can help you improve your presentations and speeches. Microsoft architecture templates and icons are a set of visual aids that help communicate design decisions and the relationships between components in an environment. These templates and icons can be used to create diagrams that illustrate various scenarios such as search architecture diagram for SharePoint, Teams retention lifecycle architecture diagram, and more.

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5 thoughts about Endpoint Privilege Management

February 22, 2023 by Jesper Nielsen • 7 minutes to read

While Microsoft is preparing the early 2023 Microsoft Intune Endpoint Privilege Management solution public preview, I will kickstart the waiting time with my personal ramblings regarding Endpoint Privilege Management and managing Administrative Privileges. With Microsoft Endpoint Privilege Management, you will no longer need to give users Local Administrative Privileges. Instead, your users can have Standard Privileges and be Dynamically Elevated to have privilege required for specific administrative tasks, improving productivity while enhancing security posture.

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5 thoughts about Digital Employee Experience

February 18, 2023 by Jesper Nielsen • 5 minutes to read

While Microsoft is preparing the early 2023 Microsoft Intune Advanced Endpoint Analytics solution public preview, I will kickstart the waiting time with my personal ramblings regarding Digital Employee Experience (DEX) and organization readiness. With Microsoft Endpoint Privilege Management, you will no longer need to give users Local Administrative Privileges. Instead, your users can have Standard Privileges and be Dynamically Elevated to have privilege required for specific administrative tasks, improving productivity while enhancing security posture.

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A newbies Guide to the galaxy, part 2

January 28, 2023 by Jesper Nielsen • 18 minutes to read

Building my blog This is not a guide, it is merely a collection of blog-ramblings, a collection of things I found to be useful while building this website from the ground up, a to-do list, and a list of things I want to accomplish in my quest building this blog and over time become a blogger. I have not been posting many posts since I initially created the first version of this blog.

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New job and new voyages

September 1, 2022 by Jesper Nielsen • 1 minut to read

A new chapter opened this morning, and I am happy to share that I joined Atea Danmark in a role as Principal Architect & Technology Provocateur. It was all about timing, and Atea a/s has given an excellent opportunity to evolve further. It has been a tremendous time collaborating with the team and people I leave, a huge shoutout to the team, it has been a crazy ride and a wonderful experience - thank you all!

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New job and time to say goodbye

August 31, 2022 by Jesper Nielsen • 1 minut to read

Today marked the last day in my current job role as a Solution Architect at edgemo a/s . It was with heavy hard I left the fantastic building in Hinnerup for the last time (for now), it is not a goodbye, it is more a ‘see you’. To all edgemo colleagues, past and current, THANK YOU, it has been a tremendous pleasure. It has been close to five years, with the most fantastic edgemo-people, a journey beyond normal, with great opportunities and the best job challenges within Microsoft Modern Work and Security a Windows geek can ask for.

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Microsoft MVP award 2022-2023

July 3, 2022 by Jesper Nielsen • 2 minutes to read

I have been re-awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) status for yet another award cycle, 2022-2023. Dear Jesper Nielsen, We’re once again pleased to present you with the 2022-2023 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award in recognition of your exceptional technical community leadership. We appreciate your outstanding contributions in the following technical communities during the past year: Windows and Devices for IT I am immensely proud and humble, Microsoft has once again recognized my community contributions and re-awarded me with the Microsoft MVP Award for the 7th time in a row.

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How to fix Microsoft Teams web client stuck in a login loop

February 19, 2022 by Jesper Nielsen • 2 minutes to read

The last couple of days, I experienced the Microsoft Teams web client to be stuck in a login loop, when trying to sign into Microsoft Teams in Microsoft Edge and the site continually loops, and I am not able to sign in. Microsoft Teams web client login error Turns out there is a solution (and most likely required if you use any security baselines settingsā€¦), and for me, it turns out the issues has arisen over night, however the course of the issues wasn’t new, but Microsoft Edge version 99.

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My favorite tools

January 31, 2022 by Jesper Nielsen • 8 minutes to read

Everyone has their own collection of favorites tools and utilities; most people I know have a list of tools they feel are essential. This is my favorites tools and utilities; I use every week or even every day and others are in the category nice to know about. I strive to use free tools only; I might have added one or two non-free tools to the list as they are essential to me and worth the money.

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How to launch the Windows Settings app from Command line

November 19, 2021 by Jesper Nielsen • 2 minutes to read

The Windows Settings app is the entry point for everyday maintenance, configuration, and setup, and can be easily opened with Win + I keyboard shortcut, by clicking on the Settings icon in the Start Menu or Notification Center or by searching for it in the Windows Start Menu. However, now, and then I need to ease the access to a particular Windows Settings page directly, and this can be easily achieved from either the Run dialog box, the Command Prompt, or using PowerShell.

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Microsoft MVP award 2021-2022

July 6, 2021 by Jesper Nielsen • 2 minutes to read

I have been re-awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) status for yet another award cycle, 2021-2022. Dear Jesper Nielsen, We’re once again pleased to present you with the 2021-2022 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award in recognition of your exceptional technical community leadership. We appreciate your outstanding contributions in the following technical communities during the past year: Windows and Devices for IT I am immensely proud and humble, Microsoft has once again recognized my community contributions and re-awarded me as Microsoft MVP for the sixth time in a row in the category Windows & Devices for IT.

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A newbies Guide to the galaxy

November 19, 2020 by Jesper Nielsen • 5 minutes to read

Building my blog This is not a guide, it is merely a collection of my blog-ramblings, a collection of things I found to be useful while building this website from the ground up, a collection of to-do’s and a list of things I want to accomplish in my quest building this blog and over time become a blogger. I have always been a serious person, with a well proven procrastination issue and often too preoccupied with other things and I had a rather halfhearted go to get a blog going.

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Microsoft MVP award 2020-2021

July 3, 2020 by Jesper Nielsen • 3 minutes to read

Back in 2016, Microsoft awarded me the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award for the first time. Fast forward to 2020, July 1st was no different from that last five years, repeatedly pressing F5. Late in the afternoon, local time, I received the e-mail I had been waiting for all day. Dear Jesper Nielsen, We’re once again pleased to present you with the 2020-2021 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award in recognition of your exceptional technical community leadership.

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Microsoft MVP award 2019-2020

July 3, 2019 by Jesper Nielsen • 3 minutes to read

July 1., is the day of the year I am continuously refreshing my inbox waiting for * that * e-mail. This year I received two e-mails! I received the great news; I am re-awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) title for the 4th time on a row and I am accepted into the Windows Insider MVP program for the first time! I am humble, honored, and extremely proud to be receiving these recognitions.

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Microsoft Tech Summit 2018, Copenhagen

November 14, 2018 by Jesper Nielsen • 1 minut to read

I would like to say thank you, to everybody who attended the Microsoft Tech Summit 2018, Copenhagen. It was an awesome setup and a great event with a lot of great sessions. It is always a pleasure and an honor to get the opportunity to speak at a Microsoft event. So, thank you for attending and for making speaking at the event a great experience! The session and slide deck were originally presented at Microsoft Ignite 2018.

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Why I abandoned Facebook

August 1, 2018 by Jesper Nielsen • 3 minutes to read

I have not put any updates on Facebook for more than three months, and these days I often get text messages complaining I am not replying on some “Messenger thing”. Reason: I have abandoned Facebook! Bullshit limit reached Basically, I reached my bullshit limit and realized Facebook did not give me anything useful and all I was doing was wasting my time - Do not get me wrong, I really like stuff from e.

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Microsoft MVP award 2018-2019

July 2, 2018 by Jesper Nielsen • 2 minutes to read

During the past years, July 1. has become a rather important day for me - July 1. this year was nothing less, I was anxiously waiting for that e-mail. Late in the afternoon, I received the great news, I am re-awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) title. This is Microsoft’s award for community leadership within a technology discipline, which for me is Windows and Device for IT. I am humble, honored, and extremely proud to be receiving this recognition.

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Microsoft Tech Summit 2018, Stockholm

April 19, 2018 by Jesper Nielsen • 2 minutes to read

I would like to say thank you to everybody who attended the Microsoft Tech Summit 2018, Stockholm. It was an awesome setup and a great event with lots of great sessions. It is always a pleasure and an honor to get the opportunity to speak at a Microsoft event. So, thank you for attending and for making speaking at the event a great experience! The session and slide deck were originally presented at Microsoft Ignite 2017.

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Windows Defender Antivirus as Endpoint Security solution

April 4, 2018 by Jesper Nielsen • 4 minutes to read

I had a session at the Microsoft Tech Summit 2018 in Stockholm, presenting the new Security Features in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (1709). After the session, I had a handful of questions about Windows Defender Antivirus, and because I often get similar question, I will share my view on the capability of Windows Defender Antivirus. Question Why pay for a yearly subscription from a third-party antivirus provider, when Windows Defender Antivirus seem to cover almost all threats?

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Microsoft Tech Summit 2018, Amsterdam

February 27, 2018 by Jesper Nielsen • 2 minutes to read

I would like to say thank you to everybody who attended the Microsoft Tech Summit 2018, Stockholm. It was an awesome setup and a great event with lots of great sessions. It is always a pleasure and an honor to get the opportunity to speak at a Microsoft event. So, thank you for attending and for making speaking at the event a great experience! The session and slide deck were originally presented at Microsoft Ignite 2017.

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A new year, a new job and new challenges.

January 7, 2018 by Jesper Nielsen • 1 minut to read

January 3rd, 2018, I have joined edgemo a/s in a role as Solution Architect & Technology Evangelist as part of the Microsoft Endpoint Management team. It has been a great journey so far, however I felt it was a god time for change and to explorer my inner ‘IT Instinct’, and a huge shout out to the team I am leaving, it has been a wild ride with a lot of ups and downs, nevertheless a great experience - thank you all!

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Microsoft MVP award 2017-2018

July 2, 2017 by Jesper Nielsen • 2 minutes to read

July 1. last year was an exhilarating day as I received my very first Microsoft MVP Award - 1. July this year was nothing less, I was anxiously waiting for that e-mail. Late in the afternoon, I received the great news, I am re-awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) title. This is Microsoft’s award for community leadership within a technology discipline, which for me is Windows and Device for IT.

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Microsoft MVP award 2016-2017

July 2, 2016 by Jesper Nielsen • 2 minutes to read

Friday, July 1st I received the great news, I am awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) title. This is Microsoft’s award for community leadership within a technology discipline, which for me will be Windows and Device for IT. I am humble, honored, and extremely proud to be receiving this, my first Microsoft MVP recognition. This is only made possible by my families accept, my colleagues, the encouragement by Per Larsen , the community around Everything Windows User Group, Denmark ( EWUG.

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