July, 2012

  • Windows 8 Dev Camps

    The last time I tried to write a program was when I was at university using a program called Delphi.  I knew back then that I wasn’t going to set the world on fire with my jqueries and there was nothing rapid about my application development.  ...
  • TechEd Europe: Office 365 Data Centre Virtual Tour

    When we were at TechEd Europe we were looking for those things that some of you may have missed and the things that were a bit out of the ordinary.  We managed to persuade one of the Office 365 team to take us on a virtual tour of their data centre...
  • IE9 at Work - Vote to Win £1000 of Experiences!

    Some people will do anything to get Internet Explorer 9 at work! In our latest TechNet Competition we’re showcasing unique skills that people are using to convince their IT Manager that it’s the best browser for their office. Pampering, head shaving,...
  • New for BI in Excel 2013, SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server 2012 SP1

    Empower all users to gain breakthrough insights as a natural part of their day-to-day activities using PowerPivot and PowerView, now in Excel. Analyse data ranging from a few rows to hundreds of millions of rows with extreme analytical performance...
  • Vote for where the next IT Pro Camps are run!

    We are currently planning the next set of IT Pro Camps and are looking for your input. What cities would you like to see the camps run in.  We’ve posted the poll on our Facebook Page . Get your voice heard and vote now ! 
  • Jump Start your learning with this Video Series on Windows Server 2012

    In case you missed the post on the Microsoft Learning site Born to Learn, we thought it would be good to draw your attention to the “ Windows Server 2012 Jump Start: Preparing for the Datacenter Evolution ” video series. Windows Server 2012 Jump Start...
  • MVP Round Up: TechEd Europe with Mark Parris

    Mark Parris is an MVP and MCM in Directory Services, with over 20 years of Experience in IT, specialising in Active Directory and Windows Server. Connect with Mark on his blog , Twitter or LinkedIn . Last week in Amsterdam, I had the privilege to once...
  • Consumerization and SharePoint Security

    Geoff Evelyn is a Microsoft MVP and has an active interest in SharePoint security and the consumerization of IT.  He recently attended an event and has put together an article that moves beyond that event.  The article talks about how personal...
  • The Exit Interview with Alex Guy!

    Over the last week or so we’ve been collecting questions from those of you who follow us on Twitter and Facebook for Alex.  Alex has been interning here at Microsoft on the DPE team for the last 12 months.  The video below gives some great insights...
  • More Dates for Windows 8 Camps Released!

    We have just released information about even more Windows 8, Windows Phone, UX and Windows Azure camps for the period until the end of September! To avoid disappointment register for a camp near you now !  Here’s what to expect with each of the different...