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  • Blog Post: Register Now for TechDays 2011!!

    It’s here! It’s live! You can now register for TechDays 2011 in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver!! We are really excited about the great sessions you will be able to attend grouped into the following content areas: Communications & Collaboration featuring sessions on SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: TechDays 2011 Session Submissions Now Open!

    Are you passionate about technology? Do you have a desire to share your knowledge with your developer and IT Pro peers? Is there a story that you feel you need to share with the rest of Canada? If you answered YES to any or all of the above questions, you’re in luck!! TechDays Canada 2011 is...
  • Blog Post: To TechDays 2012 and Beyond

    Many of you have been with us since TechDays kicked off in Canada in the fall of 2008. We’ve been fortunate to have you as a guest or a presenter in the past - many of you several times over. For those of you that haven’t been a part of TechDays, it was Microsoft Canada’s fall technical...
  • Blog Post: Vote for Your Favourite Session to be Included in TechDays 2011

    WOW!   That’s all I can say to the response we received to our open call for sessions for TechDays 2011 !  We had almost 60 individuals submit close to 130 sessions to be delivered at TechDays 2011 in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal.  This made the task of narrowing it down for a short...
  • Blog Post: TechDays 2011 Communication & Collaboration Track Resources

    TechDays 2011 in Toronto featured a myriad of sessions on Communications and Collaboration technologies featuring Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint Server, Microsoft Lync, and Office 365 . You learned about how to extend your Exchange infrastructure into the Cloud, the important role SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: TechDays 2011 SQL Server and Data Platform Track Resources

    A few days ago I posted the resources for the TechDays 2011 Communications and Collaboration track.  This post is intended to provide those who attended session in the Data Platform track to be able to continue their learning with the resources listed for each of the sessions delivered at TechDays...
  • Blog Post: Here’s the Scoop on TechDays 2011

    Over the last few weeks I have received many emails from individuals across the country asking about TechDays 2011 so I figured I would give you all an update. Over the last few months the team and I have been discussing how we can make TechDays 2011 even better than in previous years. We took your...
  • Blog Post: Get Hands-On with System Center 2012 and Windows Server 2012

    After 20 IT Camp events across Canada , if there is one thing that we have heard loud and clear from many of you out there, it is that you like to get hands-on with our technology . This just means that we need to do more of them, and we are. Over the next 6 weeks we will be coming to a city near you...
  • Blog Post: Everything You Need for TechDays Toronto

    There’s always lots to do when it comes to getting ready for a conference (especially if you’re travelling), so I thought I would take this opportunity to review your “everything I need for TechDays Toronto ” prep list with you. I won’t be able to help you with your personal...
  • Blog Post: Reason # 42 to Attend TechDays 2011: Hands-On Labs

    One of the elements added to TechDays 2011 that I am most excited about is the addition of instructor-led hands-on labs at the event.  This is directly as a result of your feedback asking us for more content where you can actually play with the technology.  We will have 9 labs on site and an...
  • Blog Post: Reason #11 To Attend TechDays–The Data Platform Content Area

    We’ve revealed the keynotes , the Windows Client and Phone Track , the Developer Tools, Languages and Framework track , the Developer Practices & Architecture , and the Cloud Computing and Online Services track, but the one thing that all of these have in common is the need to access, store, and...
  • Blog Post: TechDays 2011: Security, Identity and Management…Oh Yeah!

    TechDays is THE conference for technical training in Canada and it’ll be hitting these cities on these dates: October 25-26: Toronto November 15-16: Vancouver November 29-30: Montreal This year I’m putting together the speakers and sessions for the security...
  • Blog Post: Don’t Miss Out on Great Keynotes and Sessions at TechDays 2011

    Time moves quickly! Hard to believe that we are only a few weeks away from the first TechDays 2011 event in Toronto on October 25/26. We’ve been busy getting the content ready and are working with a great group of subject matter experts from Microsoft, our Partners, the MVP community and your peers to...
  • Blog Post: On the Next TechDays TV Episode: Windows Server 2012 Getting Started–What’s New in Hyper-V (Part 2)

    You don’t want to miss tomorrow’s TechDays TV episode.  A couple of weeks ago, we presented part 1 of Windows Server “8” Beta Getting Started:  What’s New in Hyper-V .  Since then the product name has been finalized – Windows Server 2012 – but all of the great features are still there...