Monthly Archives: November 2013

MEC-ing Towards Ecstasy

This week, I had fun (don't tell my bosses, but I get paid for this) facilitating a series of hands-on workshops for clients and prospects.  They are jointly sponsored by Microsoft and partners like my firm, and are designed to give attendees a hands-on experience with the latest wave of Microsoft technologies. They were once called...
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SharePoint Saturday Rhode Island Recap

I was honored to be selected to present at this weekend's (inaugural) SharePoint Saturday Rhode Island.  Organizers Jason Himmelstein, Chris McNulty, and Josh Cliff did yeoman's work in making it happen, the sponsors stepped up to fund it, and the speakers turned out and delivered a phenomenal day's worth of the best free SharePoint training.  Best...
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Five Stages of Microsoft Partnership

I spent some time with a colleague this week discussing how partners work with Microsoft, and it's a conversation I've had in many shapes and forms for almost 15 years with many Microsoft partners in partner briefings, conferences, advisory  boards, executive round tables, and other less formal venues (ie/eg, over beers).  Having built much of...
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