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Lee Simbeye, Imagine Cup Top Student Researcher Carleton University
In this interview, Lee Simbeye and his team are leading examples of students impacting the world. All it takes is one good idea. Imagine Cup , the premiere worldwide technology competition, is looking for students, to help solve some of the world’s toughest problems through technology. To Take...
27 Feb 2012
Managers and Teams Winning in the Cloud
Learn all about Microsoft Private Cloud with: Free evaluations (trials) of Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 Microsoft Virtual Academy courses on Windows Server, System Center and the Private Cloud Guided labs focused on the Microsoft Private Cloud Each one you complete gives you another chance...
13 Nov 2012
Insert IT Innovator Here
As a manager it can be difficult to balance the career and skills development you want your team to pursue, while still being able to get the job done. We’ve all been there, we want our teams to continually grow their skills so they can be better in their current role and help get them ready for...
6 Nov 2012
Want to connect everything to the Cloud?
Here’s a great post by Steve Sinofsky on “Connecting your apps, files, PCs and devices to the cloud with SkyDrive and Windows 8.” “ …offering a cloud service for each and every Windows 8 customer and all their PCs (and phones), should you choose to use it. In previous posts ( Signing in to Windows 8...
22 Feb 2012
Are you ready for the cloud conversation?
In the midst of hopping around websites looking for something else, I came across this which I just had to share. It’s an online event called Cloud 101 Jump Start and it’s for business leaders and technical decision makers in organizations to prepare them to have the conversations they know are coming...
17 Feb 2012
You’re Invited to a Windows Azure DevCamp
The Cloud is where the industry is heading and with so much opportunity on the horizon, now is the time to get onboard. Stay ahead of the curve by investing in the training you'll need to be successful today. A Windows Azure DevCamp is a free full day hands-on-training workshop that will cover everything...
19 Aug 2012
Licensing software in the cloud
A girlfriend of mine called me up this weekend looking for a DVD copy of an older piece of software. She was rebuilding a computer for a family member who had the product key but no installation media. I’m sure many of you have similar stories trying to fix or repair computers for your family and...
23 Jan 2012
Views-Dr. Will Tracz, Lockheed Martin Fellow Emeritus, Top Global Technology Authority
Dr. Will Tracz is a Lockheed Martin Fellow Emeritus (retired). Since 2007 he was a principal software engineer/application architect for the Global Combat Support System - AF (GCSS-AF) where he was responsible for evaluating new technology and investigating its application. He also has served as Tech...
25 Jun 2012
Graham Jones Chair, Ashwin Kini Chair-elect, GITCA – on "24 Hours in the Cloud" and the IFIP World CIO Forum 2011
Come and get your Cloud geek on! On April 19 th GITCA and Microsoft are running an event called “ 24 Hours in the Cloud ”. There will be 24 one hour sessions around the world covering a wide range of Cloud Computing topics. The presenters will be live on twitter to answer your questions...
23 Mar 2011
Stephen Forte: Chief Strategy Officer, CTO, Scrum Master, Author, Serial Company Founder, Microsoft MVP, Keynote
This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I have an interview with Stephen Forte, Chief Strategy Officer for Telerik. Stephen’s extensive success history includes: CTO, Scrum Master, Author, Serial Company Founder, Microsoft...
22 Aug 2011
Kumar R. Parakala, Invitations by President Clinton, Jet Li Foundation; KPMG Head of IT Advisory EMA & India and COO Advisory India: Unique Insights from Internationally Renowned Innovator, Senior Executive
This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Kumar R. Parakala, KPMG Head of IT Advisory Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMA) and India; Chief Operating Officer (COO) Advisory India; past Global COO for Global IT Advisory...
17 Jan 2011
Chat-Dharmesh Mehta Top Global Cool Tech Authority and Senior Director Microsoft Corp
This week, I showcase this exclusive interview with Dharmesh Mehta. As senior director of product management and product marketing for Outlook and SkyDrive at Microsoft Corp., Dharmesh Mehta is responsible for driving business and product strategy, marketing campaigns, PR and evangelism for Outlook and...
29 Oct 2012
Rabeb Othmani, Microsoft Career Factor Idol, Windows Phone 7 Developer, Imagine Cup Winner
This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Rabeb Othmani, Microsoft Career Factor Idol Winner in the category of “Windows Phone 7 Developer”. Rabeb is also an Imagine Cup Winner. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki Rabeb is a...
10 Apr 2011
June 21-Attend Microsoft’s Faculty Summit!
Teaching courses is a lot of work, the constant pressure to keep courses relevant, pressure to build industry partnerships, publish papers, bring in funding, serve on committees, how can you find time to keep up? We want to help, so we’ve put together a series of sessions for teachers and faculty, to...
21 Jun 2012
Mark Mueller-Eberstein: Best-Selling Author - No Fear: Business Leadership In the Age of Digital Cowboys; Globally Top-Ranking CEO, COO, Speaker, Mentor, Coach, Strategist
This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I have an interview with Mark Mueller-Eberstein. Mark’s most recent book has the endorsement of top leaders worldwide and his no-fear community engages 100,000 executives and...
6 Jun 2011
Bob Treadway, Internationally Recognized Top Futurist and Strategy Advisor, Keynote 2012 ISACA World Congress
Bob Treadway 's work as a futurist, speaker, consultant, and strategy advisor began when clients asked him to develop forecasts to present in advance of his strategic planning consultation and facilitation. Those clients in a wide cross-section of industries listened to his counsel that they could not...
23 Sep 2012
Dr. Roy Want, International Much Awarded Top Researcher in Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing, Chair ACM SIGMOBILE and Chair [ACM] Mobility Tech Pack Committee
I very much enjoyed my discussion with Roy and I know you will too. For some background: the ACM, which is the world’s largest educational, scientific and professional non-profit association recently released their ACM Tech Pack on Mobility , edited and annotated by Roy Want, Chair of ACM SIGMOBILE...
9 Jan 2012
Chat: Stephen Forte, CSO, CTO, Founder, Microsoft MVP, Global Entrepreneur and Developer
Chris Di Lullo
Stephen Forte is the Chief Strategy Officer of the venture backed company Telerik , a leading vendor of developer and team productivity tools. He is the co-founder and executive director of AcceleratorHK, Hong Kong's first start-up accelerator. Involved in several start-ups, he was the co-founder...
16 May 2013
Dharmesh Mehta interview: Director, Windows and Windows Live Division Microsoft Corp.
This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I have an interview with Dharmesh Mehta interview: Director, Windows and Windows Live Division Microsoft Corp. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki As director of product management and product...
5 Sep 2011
Chat: Leon Strous, IFIP President's Insights on the World IT Forum and World Computer Congress
Leon Strous was born in 1960 in the Netherlands and he is still residing there today with his wife Pattry. Leon has bachelor-equivalent degrees in business economics and business informatics, a postgraduate degree in EDP-Audit, he is qualified as a registered EDP-Auditor (RE) in the Dutch Association...
16 Jul 2012
Cloud for Small Business
My dad is in his retirement years, but he’s one of those guys who will never really retire. Once part of the engineering team that built the communications system for the Expo line for Vancouver’s SkyTrain in the mid-80’s among other things, he now works as an IT consultant for a small computer store...
5 Jul 2012
Chat on Improving Education: Lauren Woodman Microsoft General Manager, Education Programs; Top Global Technology Policy Authority
Chris Di Lullo
I met Lauren at the February UNESCO summit in Paris where we were both speakers. Lauren provided a passionate description of education challenges which resonated with me due to my long teaching background. Subsequently I talked about her work at the May ITU/UN World Summit on the Information Society...
15 Jul 2013
Participate in SecTor: North America’s Premier IT Security Education Conference
SecTor is North America’s premier IT Security Education Conference. An annual event where IT professionals from throughout North America and the world can learn from and network with the world's most innovative, intellectual, exciting and entertaining security professionals. SecTor is IT Security...
23 Jun 2011
On the Next Manager Tech Talk: Confidence in the Cloud
Recent surveys indicate that while cloud computing is a top priority for Canadian CIOs, assurance in cloud services remains the principle inhibitor for adoption. 2012 is proving to be the year of accelerating adoption as organizations gain a deeper appreciation of cloud services and how they can be adopted...
23 Apr 2012
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