The Master Blog

Thoughts, info, and updates from the Microsoft Certified Master team.

October, 2011

  • Congratulations to the latest SharePoint 2010 MCMs!

    SharePoint MCM instructors, candidates, and community members have been going at a fever pitch through late summer and early fall. We made a number of updates to our content, labs, and exams following the release of SharePoint 2010 MCM Service Pack 1...
  • Congratulations to four new Lync Masters!

    With Rotation 11 of Lync MCM done and dusted I'm pleased to welcome four new Lync MCMs to the ever expanding community. Lars Harbeck Sørensen who comes from Denmark and works for Atea A/S Timothy White who works for Dimension Data in Australia...
  • Announcing MCA for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010... and our very first SharePoint MCAs!

    Today at the SharePoint Conference in Anaheim, California, Microsoft is excited to announce a new addition to the suite of Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA) certifications: MCA: Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. Joining MCA Exchange Server, SQL Server...
  • Welcome to Our Newest SQL Certified Master: Dimitri Furman

    Congratulations to Dimitri Furman who became our newest SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master this past Friday. Dimitri Furman is a SQL Server consultant working for Microsoft Consulting Services. In the last four years, he has been involved in...
  • From a Master

    I spend a lot of time talking with potential MCM candidates about what to expect from attending the Lync MCM training in an effort to help them understand the expectations, demands and also rewards of the program. In an effort to provide a first hand...
  • Introducing the Newest SQL Certified Master: Reeves Smith

    We informally announced the newest Certified Master for SQL Server 2008 last week. I am pleased to officially introduce our newest SQL Server MCM to you: Reeves Smith is a SQL Server consultant specializing in data warehouse projects. He is currently...