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The Role of Authenticity in Corporate Branding

While walking around the expo hall at the Microsoft Inspire partner conference held in Las Vegas last month, I ran into Rachel Braunstein (@rkbraunstein), a Partner Marketing Manager and brand strategy expert at Microsoft, discussing her role in bringing a partner art installation to the event. That discussion was top...

MVPbuzzChat with Cameron Dwyer

#MVPbuzzChat with Cameron Dwyer

In the 34th Episode of the #MVPbuzzChat interview series, I spoke with Office Development MVP Cameron Dwyer (@camerondwyer), CTO for OnePlace Solutions (www.oneplacesolutions.com) based in Sydney, Australia. Cameron is a 20+ year IT veteran, working primarily with collaboration and workflow technologies, and with a passion for using technology to automate and streamline...

MVPbuzzChat with Bruno Capuano

#MVPbuzzChat with Bruno Capuano

In the 33rd Episode of the #MVPbuzzChat interview series, I spoke with AI and Windows Development MVP Bruno Capuano (@elbruno), Regional Innovation Lead for Avanade Canada, based in Toronto, Canada. Bruno is very active within the community, and regularly presents at regional events. He was the author of the first Spanish book...

MVPbuzzChat with Ben Weissman

#MVPbuzzChat with Ben Weissman

In the 32nd Episode of the #MVPbuzzChat interview series, I connected with new Data Platform MVP Ben Weissman (@bweissman), owner of Solisyon (www.solisyon.de) in Nuernberg, Germany. Ben has been working with SQL Server since SQL Server 6.5, mainly in the BI/Data Warehousing field. He is a MCSE in Data Management and...

MVPbuzzChat with Nicki Borell

#MVPbuzzChat with Nicki Borell

In the 31st Episode of the #MVPbuzzChat interview series, I grabbed some face-time with fellow Microsoft Regional Director and Office Apps & Services MVP Nicki Borell (@nickiborell), a Managing Consultant with Xperts At Work, based in Germany, and a long-time speaker and author on SharePoint and related technologies. In this...

MVPbuzzChat with Chris Miller

#MVPbuzzChat with Chris Miller

For the 30th Episode of the #MVPbuzzChat interview series, I spoke with Developer Technologies MVP Chris Miller (@anotherlab), an R&D Architect with Tyler Technologies in Albany, NY, with over 20 years of experience shipping code using ASP.Net MVC, XAML, Azure, SQL Server, and other Microsoft technologies. He is also the leader of...

MVPbuzzChat with Hans Brender

#MVPbuzzChat with Hans Brender

In the 29th Episode of the #MVPbuzzChat interview series, I spoke with friend and fellow Office Apps & Services MVP Hans Brender (@HansBrender), a Cloud Productivity Evangelist with Bright Skies GmbH based in Germany, known as “Mr. OneDrive” in certain circles. In this video, Hans and I discuss the status of...

MVPbuzzChat with Tim Warner

#MVPbuzzChat with Timothy Warner

In the 28th Episode of the #MVPbuzzChat interview series, I spoke with Cloud & Datacenter Management MVP Timothy Warner (@TechTrainerTim), an Author Evangelist for Pluralsight, and independent consultant based in Nashville, Tennessee. Tim has written or edited a number of technical books, which you can find on his website here,...

#Loop365 - Yammer

#Loop365 Inaugural Episode – Yammer Update

In partnership with my good friend and fellow Utahn (Utah-ite?) Noah Sparks (@noahsparks), we have launched a new vlog series called Loop365 that will attempt to “keep you in the loop” on all-things Office 365 through detailed interviews with various members of the product and engineering teams at Microsoft. We...