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  • Blog Post: Step-By-Step: Enabling PowerShell Desired State Configuration in the Cloud

    If there was one thing that resonated loudly at TechEd 2014, it was the fact that IT professionals were the cornerstone in regards to the user / developer trifecta in the enablement of DevOps and the adoption of the cloud. What's more, our current knowledge of on premise deployment and management...
  • Blog Post: TechEd North America 2014: Won’t you join us online?

    Howdy Folks, (insert southern accent here) I am in Houston Texas getting ready for TechEd North America 2014. As you can see in the picture things are progressing and we will be ready to host over 10000 IT pros and Developers. it will be GREAT!!! For those of you who cannot join us onsite. I will...
  • Blog Post: TechEd North America 2014: Entering a Mobile First, Cloud First World

    “ IT pros are at the center of the transformation ” Words spoken today by Brad Anderson, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud & Enterprise Division, define the IT professional as the corner stone crucial to the transformation in truly harnessing the power of the cloud...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Announces Windows Server 2012 R2 at TechEd 2013 North America

    During the TechEd North America Keynote yesterday, Microsoft unveiled Windows Server 2012 R2. These products are slated for release by the end of the year, with a Preview version coming before the end of June. At the heart of the Microsoft Cloud OS vision, Windows Server 2012 R2 brings Microsoft’s experience...
  • Blog Post: TechEd 2013: Call For MCTs!

    Are you a current MCT? TechEd wants you!  The Call For Staff for TechEd, including Hands On Labs, MCT Ambassadors, and Certification Prep is open, and I am hoping to see a few Canadian MCTs throw their name into the Goblet of Fire!  Ok, it’s not a goblet, there’s no fire… but you do get your...
  • Blog Post: Traveling and eating alone–don’t do it!

    I tried something last night– I was getting hungry and starting to dread finding someplace to get takeout. I happened to be paying attention to the twitter stream for #msteched (all attendees) and one I created called #cdncrew (Canadians at TechEd) to find someone else who was hungry and wanted...
  • Blog Post: Just how far will we go to get awesome TechDays 2011 content?

    Oh - about 32,990 kms – based on the exact flight paths for a round trip from Ottawa – Vancouver - Auckland/New Zealand – Gold Coast/Australia – Sydney/Australia – Vancouver – Ottawa. Based on my sessions I’ve presented at TechEd North America, contacts at...
  • Blog Post: T-2 TechEd 2011 in Atlanta – A Cannuck view

    (Might look a little blurry, since I had not had my Starbucks or Timmies as of yet) I’ve made the trek to TechEd 2011 in Atlanta Georgia VERY early this morning. The Team is heading down to gather up content to use as a seed for content to be repurpose back on Canadian soil in the form of TechDays...