A Spring Board into the Avanade Centre of Excellence (CoE)

A Great Outcome Following the Acquisition of Altius Once upon a time, a grumpy consultant was made even more grumpy (if that was possible) by the news that Altius Data Consulting Ltd was being/had been acquired by the much-much larger Avanade Inc orange machine, complete with Accenture and Microsoft parents, Mum & Dad. I must … Continue reading A Spring Board into the Avanade Centre of Excellence (CoE)

The 5 Year Microsoft MVP Milestone

When logging into my MVP profile to update community activities etc I still have to do a double take when seeing the bookmark image (on the left). Specifically, the 'Number of MVP Awards' sub heading, reading 5. Five consecutive years I've been given this great award from Microsoft as a Most Valuable Professional. Smug face … Continue reading The 5 Year Microsoft MVP Milestone

Becoming an Electricity Island Including Free Fuel for the Car – Part 2

MyEnergi - Zappi Setup with Solar Panels and Electric Car Charging Following on from part 1 of this blog series where I detailed the solar panel and battery storage setup for my house. In this post, I've included details on how I extended this eco-friendly eco-system with a fully electric car or electric vehicle (EV) … Continue reading Becoming an Electricity Island Including Free Fuel for the Car – Part 2

Becoming an Electricity Island Including Free Fuel for the Car – Part 1

Solar Edge PV Panel & Tesla Powerwall Battery Storage Install This isn't the sort of thing I would normally blog about. However, it seems like a geeky enough topic considering the gadgets and technology involved, so why not. Hopefully it will also encourage others to do something similar. In March of 2021 after many months … Continue reading Becoming an Electricity Island Including Free Fuel for the Car – Part 1