March, 2012

  • Innovation as a Strategy for Growth

    The UK government generate an innovation report every year and I thought now would be a great time to share some insights from 2010 report.  Along side the insights I’ve also put together some simple steps to help kick start your innovation strategy...
  • Guest Post: Managing Office 365 with PowerShell

    By Thomas Lee – PowerShell MVP Thomas is a UK IT Pro, with over 40 years’ experience in the IT field. He’s presently a PowerShell MCP and is very busy doing writing, consulting and training around some of the key Microsoft technologies...
  • Free E-Book–Introducing SQL Server 2012

    If you are looking to have a book on hand whilst getting to grips with SQL Server 2012 then you’ll be interested in the free E-book currently being offered by MS Press and written by Ross Mistry ( @RossMistry ) and Stacia Misner ( @StaciaMisner ). You...
  • TechEd Europe: Keynote Speakers Announced! #TEE12

    With just a few days left to go with the early bird offer (which expires at the end of this week…) we’ve just had word about who the keynote speakers will be for TechEd Europe 2012 … they are key strategic decision makers in the business. Jason Zander...
  • Offer: Last Chance for TechEd Europe Discount Tickets! #TEE12

    The early bird discount offer for TechEd Europe tickets is close to an end.  In fact we stop the early bird offer this Saturday (31st March 2012) so if you are still trying to convince your boss or haven’t yet decided if you are going to come along...
  • Event: A New Era in Enterprise Data Management: Discover why the Co-operative Group chooses SQL Server for Business-Critical Applications

    On the 17th April in London you have the opportunity to hear why customers such as the Co-operative Group have chosen SQL Server as their enterprise data and business intelligence platform.  They use this platform to manage the loyalty data for their...
  • Event: Free Windows Server 2008 R2 & Hyper-V Bootcamp

    This is a complimentary Windows Server 2008 R2 & Hyper-V - Virtual Exam Cram (70-659 ) designed to help experienced Microsoft Server Virtualisation professionals prepare for exam 70-659 TS: Windows Server 2008 R2 Virtualisation. Delivered in two days...
  • Registration Reopened: IT Pro Licensing Update Event in Reading

    We’ve had such a  great initial response to our IT Pro Licensing Update Event that we’re holding this Wednesday in Reading. So much so, that we’ve had to move to a bigger venue! The good news is, this means we can reopen registrations and give you...
  • Private Cloud IT Camps

    I have covered some of what we do at IT camps in a couple of previous posts, but what we did in Birmingham and London this week was to launch a new kind of camp, on Private Cloud.  This builds on knowledge gained at a Hyper-V IT camp and on Microsoft...
  • The Week that Was 12th - 19th March 2012

    Last week we had quite a bit of SharePoint content including a Whitepaper on business value and strategy for Sharepoint and a guest article that featured in our recent TechNet Flash newsletter .  We also featured a case study, popped up a few events...