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Microsoft Virtual Academy: Active Directory, Windows 8.1 Deployment, Office 365 ProPlus Deployment, Bing Optimization, Windows App to Market, XAML UI with Blend, Hybrid Cloud with Azure
IT Pro Courses 1. Understanding Active Directory 2. Windows 8.1 Deployment JumpStart 3. Office 365 ProPlus Deployment for IT Pros 4. Moving to Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure Developer Courses 1. Mobile Dev: Bing Search Engine Optimization Jump Start 2. Mobile Dev: Last Stop: Getting Your Windows...
15 Dec 2014
People of ACM: Roberto Scopigno
Roberto Scopigno is a Research Director at ISTI (Instituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell'Informazione), an Institute of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) in Pisa, and leads the Visual Computer Lab. A graduate in Computer Science from the University of Pisa, he has been involved in Computer...
6 Nov 2014
ACM Career News November 4 2014
For more go to: ACM CareerNews as an objective career news digest for busy IT professionals. HEADLINES AT A GLANCE: For Big Raises in IT, Look to Mobile, Security, Big Data Eleven Ways to Re-Energize Your IT Career Eight Soft Skills Tech Hiring Managers Covet Ten Professional Development Tips for Programmers...
4 Nov 2014
ACM Career News
For more, go to: http://www.acm.org/membership/careernews/archives/acm-careernews-for-tuesday-october-21-2014/ Big Data: Career Opportunities Abound in Tech's Hottest Field Computer Engineering Degrees Pay Off Big Time States Worry About Ability to Hire IT Security Pros Millennials Choose Enterprise...
23 Oct 2014
MVP top tips: PowerShell and SQL Stored Procedure
From Lync MVP Desmond Lee which is the 45 th in the series. First paragraphs: Quoted from the link to the full article : “PowerShell is the window to managing many aspects of a Lync Server 201x environment. Coupled with the deployment of the Monitoring Server service (or separate role in 2010), extensive...
23 Oct 2014
Top MVP tips: Updateable Column Store Indexes in SQL Server 2014
From SQL Server MVP Sergio Govoni Updateable Column Store Indexes in SQL Server 2014
14 Jul 2014
Top MVP tips covering—Visual Studio, Azure, Microsoft Access, Biztalk
1. 256 Seconds with dotNetDave – Episode 1 By Visual C# MVP David McCarter 2. Accessing Visual Studio Online from YOUR Azure Account By ASP.NET/IIS MVP John Petersen 3. Developing Single Page, Real Time Websites on Windows...
14 Jul 2014
CIPS free ethics exam key to cyberthreats
Increasing ethics training is the answer to cyberthreats with over 90 percent of networks comprised and this happening in minutes when first exposed. Read more: http://www.itworldcanada.com/blog/increasing-ethics-training-is-the-answer-to-cyberthreats/95133#ixzz36W4Ir6vB
4 Jul 2014
Chat with Ambassador Thomas Pickering Founding Co-Chair of IEA — International Relations, Government, Innovation, Business, Investment, and Policy Top Authority
Enterprises, executives and ICT professionals must think global and work globally to survive and succeed. The biggest impediment is the serious lack of understanding and respect of foreign markets, customs and culture. The non-profit International Economic Alliance or IEA, initiated via the work of Harvard...
3 Jul 2014
Register for July 23 Webcast: "Simplifying Big Data with Hadoop"
What’s the Big Deal with Big Data? And, more importantly, what is the business case for Big Data? In this session, we will focus on the fundamentals of Hadoop as it is the foundation for Big Data. We’ll talk the technology but also the business cases on what you can do and not do with Big Data. Register...
2 Jul 2014
MVP Mentor Program
The MVP Mentor Program has a new website ! The Program connects students who want to learn more about Microsoft technologies with today’s leading independent experts, Microsoft MVPs. The goal is to foster the next generation of technologists to be leaders in their fields and communities.
26 Jun 2014
OneDrive – 15 GB Free for Everyone, 1TB for Office 365 Subscribers
Some very exciting updates to OneDrive and Office 365 were announced : · OneDrive will come with 15 GB for free (up from 7 GB) · All versions of Office 365 will come with 1 TB of OneDrive storage (up from 20 GB) – including OneDrive for Business ( previously announced ) · Storage prices have been dropped...
26 Jun 2014
The education technology imperative facing higher education
Here is an article from David O’Leary from his roles as chair national council of IT Deans, CEO, CIO, VP, educator, writer IDG-IT World Canada… When I started teaching Mathematics and Communications to Electricians and Auto Mechanics in 1976, there were no computers available for public usage and the...
14 Jun 2014
Chat: Namir Anani, President & CEO Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC)
Namir Anani, President and CEO of the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC), is the chief strategist and driving force in bringing ICTC's world-class centre of expertise and services to industry, education and government; enabling Canada's advancement as a leader in innovation and...
20 Aug 2012
October 29 ACM Webcast with Alain Chesnais: "3D on the Web — Introduction to WebGL"
Register TODAY to attend the next free ACM Webcast, "3D on the Web — Introduction to WebGL," presented on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at 12 noon ET (11 am CT/10 am MT/9 am PT/4 pm GMT) by Alain Chesnais, Past President of ACM and Co-Founder and Chief Scientist at TrendSpottr. The talk will be...
10 Oct 2013
John Morton, Top CTO, Keynote and International Technology Authority
John is CTO for SAS UK and Ireland. John's role is to advise and counsel CxOs, Directors and business managers on the capabilities and value of new methods and technologies in providing business enhancing services. John capitalizes on using practical enterprise architecture approaches to create and...
15 Jan 2013
Journal: Beginning, ITWorld Blogger, Global Industry Council, IFIP GA Poznan, IP3 AGM, ACM Practitioner Board NYC, ACM PDC NYC, FEAPO LA
The Beginning This holiday morning I looked back at the beginning for IT Manager Connection. I was invited to co-found the blog with John Oxley and Barnaby Jeans, expressing my thoughts in my first blog in late 2005. I am the only one left out of the founding trio with my blogs still occupying many of...
2 Sep 2013
Chat with Patryk Janiszewski, Innovating Microsoft Windows Store, Windows Phone Developer—spotlight in Top Paid, Best Rated, New Releases, DVLUP Leaderboard
Patryk L. Janiszewski served a tour in Kuwait and Iraq with the U.S. Army during Operation Enduring Freedom. As a student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Patryk earned his first bachelor's degree in Human Resources in 2011 and is currently seeking a second bachelor's degree in Business...
10 Dec 2013
What are the highly damaging internet legal liabilities and risks to you -- chat with Martin Kratz QC, head intellectual property practice group, Bennett Jones LLP, legendary IP and ICT legal authority and pioneer
My chat with Martin was a real eye opener – there is a tremendous amount of legal risk to you when using the Internet and ignorance does not protect you! Martin Kratz leads the intellectual property practice and co-leads the ecommerce practice for Bennett Jones. His practice is focused around intellectual...
2 Dec 2013
Making Time To Learn In 3 Easy Steps
Chris Di Lullo
Learning. It’s one of those things that we know is good for us, but we can never seem to do it. It’s good for the job that we’re currently in and it’s helpful in building your skill set, which could lead to career advancement. And yet we can’t seem to find the time. In...
27 Mar 2013
Chat-Theresa Grafenstine Inspector General U.S. House of Representatives
The Honorable Theresa M. Grafenstine is the Inspector General of the U.S. House of Representatives (House). Ms. Grafenstine brings a variety of public service and non-profit experience to the House. Over the past twenty years, she has served in the Inspector General community in both the legislative...
1 Nov 2012
Chat - David Foote, CEO Foote Partners, World Renowned ICT Research Pioneer and Executive
David Foote, Co-Founder, CEO and Chief Research Officer David Foote is an IT industry research pioneer, innovator, and one of the most quoted industry authorities on global IT workforce and compensation trends and multiple facets of the human side of technology value creation. His two decades of ground...
17 Dec 2012
Chat with Silvio Micali ACM Turing Award recipient in 2013 (Nobel Prize of Computing); World-renowned distinguished researcher and professor MIT
Professors Silvio Micali (l) and Shafi Goldwasser (r) Turing Award Recipients in 2013. Photo by Jason Dorfman, CSAIL/MIT Silvio Micali, the Ford Professor of Engineering at MIT and a Principal Investigator at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), is a recipient of the Gödel...
15 Oct 2013
Chat with Frits Bussemaker, CIONET Partner, Founding Top Global Leader
Frits Bussemaker has worked in the international IT industry since the 80s. He is Partner at CIONET, a European Community of 3500 CIOs and IT leaders. He is responsible for CIONET's relation with the European Commission. He is the founder and chair of iPoort ( www.ipoort.nl ), a community to link Dutch...
9 Jul 2012
Chat: Stephen Forte, CSO, CTO, Founder, Microsoft MVP, Global Entrepreneur and Developer
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
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