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Please welcome Microsoft Virtual Academy to the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App
Today I am happy to welcome Microsoft Virtual Academy to the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App ! At approximately noon PST today, the Microsoft Virtual Academy stream was added into the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App (through dynamic updating powered by Windows Azure) and can now be found inside the...
4 Apr 2013
Final days to get your WPC 2013 Award nomination in!
Each year at Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), Microsoft recognizes partners who have delivered exemplary solutions built on Microsoft technologies through the Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards. This year is no exception, and once again, winners of these prestigious awards will receive a collection...
2 Apr 2013
Collection of more than 40 Windows 8 Partner skills and training resources for you
To help keep you up to date on some of the new, as well as some of the existing Windows 8 skills development and training resources we have available for you, I am sharing a collection of February updates here for you to use: What’s New: New in the Partner Learning Center (PLC): Pitch Perfect: Windows...
21 Feb 2013
The Official Surface Blog is now live and it’s in the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App already
Just a few hours ago, the official Surface Blog went live with their “Welcome to the Surface Blog” post and the new blog was announced on the Surface Facebook page . Thanks to the power of dynamic updating (brought to you by Windows Azure), the new official Microsoft Surface Blog is now streaming into...
7 Feb 2013
Wrapping gifts with digital Microsoft Tags and Windows Phone this year
Ok, here’s a post for some fun this holiday season. First, I’ll admit it, I am one of those people who really enjoys wrapping presents each year and like to come up with new, fun ways to wrap the presents. At first I started out with different kinds of paper and unique ribbons, bells, or other add-ons...
1 Jan 2013
Free Introducing Microsoft Windows Server 2012 RTM Edition eBook now available for download in PDF, MOBI, and EPUB editions
Last month I put up a series of two posts here on the blog providing you with access to over 80 FREE Microsoft eBooks that you can download in a variety of formats, covering topics from: SharePoint, Office 2010, Office 2013, Office 365, Windows 8, Azure, Cloud, Windows Phone, Lync, Dynamics CRM, Duet...
7 Sep 2012
Announcing Virtual Chat, Dynamic Updating, and more now in the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App v3.0
As you know, the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App was originally launched with the concept of helping you, our Microsoft partners, more easily find and connect with information here at Microsoft. With the new 3.0 version of the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App, which is now available in the Windows...
8 Aug 2012
Large collection of Free Microsoft eBooks for you, including: SharePoint, Visual Studio, Windows Phone, Windows 8, Office 365, Office 2010, SQL Server 2012, Azure, and more.
Throughout the year I try to share resources and information with you that I think will be helpful for you. Often times these resources will include links to free eBooks that we make available on a variety of topics. Today, I thought I would post a large collection of eBooks for you here so that you...
27 Jul 2012
Worldwide Partner Conference Day 1 Keynote replay (Steve Ballmer, Kurt DelBene, Tami Reller), keynote transcript, Jon Roskill day 1 daily, MPN Live Daily recap, and more
What an incredibly exciting week last week at Worldwide Partner Conference 2012! Now that the event is behind us and the record-setting 16,000+ attendees have returned to their offices to put into action the information and resources they took away from Worldwide Partner Conference, we want to be sure...
19 Jul 2012
Worldwide Partner Conference 2012 Day 2 Vision Keynotes – Satya Nadella, Kirill Tatarinov, Brad Smith, Laura Ipsen, and Charles Thomas Gruhler. How to watch and participate online and at WPC
HOW TO: VIEW THE LIVE STREAM HERE . (Starts at 9:00 am EST) Welcome to Day 2 of Worldwide Partner Conference 2012. After an amazing start to the conference yesterday, the Day 2 Vision Keynotes are going to bring a ton more exciting information for our partners around the world. Just like yesterday, the...
9 Jul 2012
Day 1 at Worldwide Partner Conference 2012 – Things to know
Welcome to the official Day 1 here at Microsoft Partner Conference 2012! Once again, we have a record-breaking number of attendees joining us this year here in Toronto and we are so excited to have all of you here with us, as well as the partners around the world joining us online and through social...
9 Jul 2012
Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2012, WPC12, social media, networking, keynote streaming, MPN Live, and mobile all for you
Worldwide Partner Conference 2012 is upon us and with it comes the opportunity for our partners worldwide to come together physically in Toronto as well as virtually across the world. For those of you that joined us last year, you undoubtedly saw the vast increase in social media usage from Worldwide...
6 Jul 2012
2012 Microsoft Partner Of the Year Award Winners and Finalists Announced! Congratulations to you all!
Today, Microsoft announced the 2012 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award winners and finalists. These winners and finalists were selected from nearly 3,000 entries coming in from over 100 countries! Wow, that’s an impressive number of submissions, partners! Thank you to all of you that submitted your...
25 Jun 2012
Microsoft Partner Info V2.7 brings pinning, support, more perspectives, a new look, and more
Today the new 2.7 version of the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App released to the Microsoft Windows Phone Marketplace and brings with it a collection of new additions to the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App. First, let me offer my thanks to all of you that have been submitting your input and feedback...
30 Apr 2012
Lumia 800 – Windows Phone discount program offer for partners in April
Last month I let you know about the fact that the Windows Phone discount program for partners now includes monthly specials , and that in March we we offering the Samsung Omnia W through this offer. For April, we have a new offering available to you through this program, and if you haven’t seen yet,...
20 Apr 2012
How to get your WPC 2012 Partner Award nominations in now. Time is running out!
With each passing day, we get another day closer to Worldwide Partner Conference 2012, which is July 8-12th in Toronto this year. I absolutely love Worldwide Partner Conference and it is by far my favorite conference of the year! What is also getting closer with each passing day is the deadline to get...
30 Mar 2012
Help! What/where are the key Microsoft partner social media connection points?
Last night, I received an online ping via social media from The VAR Guy (@TheVARGuy ) asking for a little direction and assistance from a social media perspective when it comes to navigating and following the information coming out of Microsoft. After all, I don’t think you will find many people that...
27 Mar 2012
Windows Phone discount program for partners now includes monthly specials
Last year at Worldwide Partner Conference 2011, we announced the launch of the Windows Phone discount program for our partners that had earned a competency within the Microsoft Partner Network . Through this special discount offer, Microsoft partners who currently hold at least one competency may be...
19 Mar 2012
How to help Microsoft donate exam vouchers to aspiring technology professionals
Since 2012 marks the 20th anniversary of Microsoft Certification, Microsoft is currently on a year long journey to not only help you grow your career, but also to provide opportunities for the next generation. Here is one of the ways that Microsoft is providing an opportunity for you to participate by...
13 Mar 2012
Announcing Skype Beta for Windows Phone (including how to download), Group Me, and more exciting news
It has been quite an exciting past day and a half or so since the news broke about the availability of the Skype for Windows Phone Beta which is now available, as well as some other news and information regarding items such as: GroupMe and Skype Wifi, just to name a few. Now that the dust has settled...
28 Feb 2012
Think your phone is fast? $100 says it’ll get smoked by Windows Phone.
Think your phone is fast or are you in the market for a new phone and looking for something with true speed? Have you tried out a Windows Phone yet? If you haven’t, maybe this will get your attention… As you probably know, the International Consumer Electronics show (CES) took place a couple of weeks...
23 Jan 2012
How to watch the Steve Ballmer Microsoft 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) keynote speech
Tonight at 6:30 PM PST, Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, will deliver the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Microsoft keynote address, and you are all invited to join us for it. That’s right! Even if you are unable to be at CES in person, you will be able to watch Steve Ballmer’s Microsoft...
9 Jan 2012
The top posts of 2011, and of all time
Welcome to 2012, everyone! I certainly hope you all had a fantastic holiday season and New Year’s Day. To kick off the 2012 year, I thought it might be fun to look back at 2011 quickly to see which of the posts here on the blog you all came to and visited the most. With that, below is a list of the top...
3 Jan 2012
Join us for the next Microsoft Partner Network Interactive Leadership Forum – Dec. 6th
Last spring we kicked off the first ever Microsoft Partner Network Interactive Leadership Forum which gave you, our partners, the opportunity to join us for a live online session with the leadership team here in Redmond to hear the latest and to ask your questions directly to them. Well, the next Microsoft...
23 Nov 2011
Microsoft Partner Info V 2.3 is now live in Windows Phone Marketplace
Overnight, the new V 2.3 version of the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App for Windows Phone went live in the Windows Phone Marketplace. For those of you that currently have a previous version of the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App installed on your phone, you too probably received the update notice...
18 Nov 2011
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