Debonair solutions architect, avid technology blogger, senior consultant, passionate researcher, health nut, dedicated husband and father.
Jody Roberts is a Data Platform MVP based in Cape Town, South Africa. He specializes in SQL Server and Azure Architecture..Jody is also a PASS Regional Mentor for the Middle East & Africa. Jody is a Principal Consultant at Northern Data.
"The only way to do great work is to love what you do" - Steve Jobs. No person ever died from working too hard :) make sure you do things to the best of your ability otherwise it is not worth doing in the first place. I believe in teaching myself and learning as much as I can all the time, then taking my knowledge and applying it not only to the work I am doing, but to others so that they can do the same.
Experienced Cloud Architect, author, speaker and consultant. Extensive experience in management, scripting, migrating, focusing on messaging and cloud. Involved locally and internationally with Ofice 365 and Azure cloud communities. Virtual CTO to companies and software product groups, providing expertise, strategy and vision.
Alistair has worked in various capacities in multiple verticals from retail – manufacturing to government, spanning 50 to 50000 users utilizing all aspects of pure Enterprise Information Management. His current role as an Microsoft Azure and Office Apps and Services MVP in South Africa, provides him with a mechanism to assist companies with designing their SharePoint environment using “best of breed”, proven methodologies to foster innovation and growth through an ECM framework while incorporating a Knowledge Management strategy. It is with this vision that he strives to provide customers with a platform for Business Productivity Enrichment, establishing communities of practice through proper analysis and building a knowledge economy that is both quantifiable and achievable.