This week, SharePoint Product Manager Bill Baer interviews SharePoint Microsoft Certified Masters Ali Mazaheri and Spencer Harbar (who is also a Microsoft SharePoint MVP) about user profiles in SharePoint 2010.

Listen in as they discuss what user profiles are, their importance, how to manage them, and how to configure profile synchronization:

TechNet Radio: User Profiles in SharePoint 2010

Additional podcasts in this "Learning on the go..."  series for the IT Professional include: 

Also, don't miss the special Internet and intranet SharePoint package on the TechNet home page, which runs through Dec. 12.

For more information on some of the topics above, check out these relevant SharePoint Server 2010 resource centers on TechNet: