Working Lunch series - includes forthcoming sessions and previous sessions on demand
http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/enterprise/event/working-lunch-webinar-series.

News and Announcements

Microsoft officially welcomes the Nokia Devices and Services business
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/press/2014/apr14/04-25nokiapr.aspx

Microsoft Azure Media Services Announces Enhanced Capabilities & New Partnerships at 2014 NAB
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsazure/archive/2014/04/07/microsoft-azure-media-services-announces-enhanced-capabilities-amp-new-partnerships-at-2014-nab.aspx

Microsoft Azure Media Services
http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/solutions/media/

Announcing the Microsoft Azure Automation Preview
http://blogs.technet.com/b/in_the_cloud/archive/2014/04/15/announcing-the-microsoft-azure-automation-preview.aspx

Microsoft Azure Automation
http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/services/automation/

DocuSign with Azure Active Directory
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Microsoft-Azure/DocuSign/DocuSign-with-Azure-Active-Directory/710000004306

ESRI: geospatial analytics on Azure
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Microsoft-Azure/ESRI/ESRI-geospatial-analytics-on-Azure/710000004308

NASDAQ OMX Group Reduces 2 PB of Data to 500 TB with Microsoft In-Memory Technology
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Microsoft-SQL-Server-2014-Enterprise/NASDAQ-OMX/NASDAQ-OMX-Group-Reduces-2-PB-of-Data-to-500-TB-with-Microsoft-In-Memory-Technology/710000004283

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AW87RzZJ0Z0

American Express Global Business Travel Embraces Unified Communications to Enhance Travel Service, Conserve Costs
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Microsoft-Lync-Server-2013/American-Express-Global-Business-Travel/American-Express-Global-Business-Travel-Embraces-Unified-Communications-to-Enhance-Travel-Service-Conserve-Costs/710000004111

Enterprise Technology on the Microsoft Platform – OnWindows.com
http://www.onwindows.com/
http://www.onwindows.com/microsoft-magazines/default.aspx
(Digital Editions)

Finance on Windows magazine – Microsoft Technology in Banking, Capital Markets and Insurance
http://www.onwindows.com/Financial-Services/PrintedMagazine.aspx

Prime Magazine – Microsoft Technology in Discrete and process manufacturing
http://www.onwindows.com/Manufacturing/PrintedMagazine.aspx

Speak Magazine – Microsoft Technology in Retail, Consumer Industries and Hospitality
http://www.onwindows.com/Retail-and-Hospitality/PrintedMagazine.aspx

Touch Magazine – Microsoft Technology in Government, Healthcare, Education and Public Safety & National Security
http://www.onwindows.com/Public-Sector/PrintedMagazine.aspx

Events and Training

People Centric IT Workshops – London 19th May, 2nd June, Manchester 22nd May
http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/enterprise/event/people-centric-it-roadshows.aspx

Transform the Datacentre Workshops - Reading 13th May, Southampton 20th May, Cardiff 3rd June, Reading 5th, 17th June.
http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/enterprise/event/transform-the-datacenter-roadshows.aspx

Business intelligence Experience Workshops - London 13th May (retail focus), 16th May (generic), 13th June (generic), York 15th May (Education focus)
http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/enterprise/event/business-intelligence-experience.aspx

Business Transformed Event, 4th June, London – ask your Microsoft account manager for further details.

Bruce Speaking engagements email Bruce for details
Altius, 30th April. Jersey
IngageIR.com event, 9th May, RAC Pall Mall.

Save the Date for TechEd Europe 2014 27-31 October / Fira Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
http://europe.msteched.com/

Tech.Days Online 2013 On demand
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032554523&Culture=en-GB&community=0

Microsoft Technology Centre Application Platform Workshops – TVP and London
Contact your Microsoft Account Representative for details

Other training

Microsoft Virtual Academy
http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/Home.aspx

Microsoft Events
https://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/default.aspx?culture=en-GB&community=0

Search here for Live and recorded webcasts, Virtual labs and in-person events available

The Role of the Enterprise Architect in the era of cloud and devices – A chat with Martin Sykes, a senior Architect in the worldwide Enterprise Strategy Centre of Excellence at Microsoft

Microsoft Services – Enterprise Strategy
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftservices/enterprise_strategy_planning.aspx

Enterprise Strategy Services – a selection of case studies……

Tesco PLC Global Grocery Chain Uses IT Services to Shape Future of Online Retail Market
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Microsoft-Enterprise-Strategy-Services/Tesco-PLC/Global-Grocery-Chain-Uses-IT-Services-to-Shape-Future-of-Online-Retail-Market/4000011408

Swisscom Telecommunications Leader Focuses on Employees, Not Technology, in IT Project Success
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Microsoft-Enterprise-Strategy-Services/Swisscom/Telecommunications-Leader-Focuses-on-Employees-Not-Technology-in-IT-Project-Success/4000011596

Volkswagen Group Volkswagen Aligns IT and Business Goals, Reduces Costs with Strategic Engagement
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Microsoft-Enterprise-Strategy-Services/Volkswagen-Group/Volkswagen-Aligns-IT-and-Business-Goals-Reduces-Costs-with-Strategic-Engagement/710000001422

Telefónica Telco Giant Uses Hybrid-Cloud Strategy to Trim IT Costs by 15 Percent, Gain Agility
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Windows-Server-2012-Datacenter/Telefonica/Telco-Giant-Uses-Hybrid-Cloud-Strategy-to-Trim-IT-Costs-by-15-Percent-Gain-Agility/710000003203

Total Oil Company Delivers IT Services in Hours Versus Weeks with Hyper-V Private Cloud
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Windows-Server-2012-Datacenter/Total/Oil-Company-Delivers-IT-Services-in-Hours-Versus-Weeks-with-Hyper-V-Private-Cloud/710000003549

Martin’s Book….

Stories That Move Mountains: Storytelling and Visual Design for Persuasive Presentations
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Stories-That-Move-Mountains-Presentations/dp/1118423992/

What Did Your Last Presentation Die Of?
http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NewZealand/2013/ARC214

What Did Your Last Presentation Die Of?
http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NewZealand/2013/ARC214