Category: Community

MVPbuzzChat with Kevin Crossman

#MVPbuzzChat with Kevin Crossman

For Episode 24 of the #MVPbuzzChat interview series, I sat down to talk with fellow Office Servers & Services MVP Kevin Crossman (@kevincrossman), Manager of IT Collaboration (Office 365 Content Collaboration Service Owner) at Juniper Networks, based in Sunnyvale, California (near where I grew up, btw). Kevin has had his MVP for...

MVPbuzzChat with David Patrick

#MVPbuzzChat with David Patrick

In Episode 23 of the #MVPbuzzChat series, I connected with fellow Office Servers & Services MVP David Patrick (@davidepatrick), a Subject-Matter Expert with DSA, Inc. in Baltimore, MD. David is very active in the SharePoint, SQL, and Azure communities, and helps run several user groups, including www.madsharepoint.com, www.meetup.com/MACEME, and www.meetup.com/Baltimore-Cloud. I always appreciate...

#MVPbuzzChat with Haniel Croitoru

#MVPbuzzChat with Haniel Croitoru

For Episode 22 of the #MVPbuzzChat series, I chatted with Haniel Croitoru (@HCroitoru), an Office Servers and Services MVP who cut his teeth on SharePoint and the rest of the Office 365 suite, but has more recently expanded his focus to include the Business Solutions space. Haniel is a Lead...

#MVPbuzzChat with Becky Benishek

#MVPbuzzChat with Becky Benishek

In Episode 21 of the #MVPbuzzChat interview series, I spoke with fellow Office Servers and Services MVP Becky Benishek (@beckybenishek), a Yammer experts and Online Communities Manager at Crisis Prevention Institute in Milwaukee, MI. She is also a children’s author, having published “What’s At the End of Your Nose?” and “Dr....

#MVPbuzzChat with Paul Keijzers

#MVPbuzzChat with Paul Keijzers

For Episode 19 of the #MVPbuzzChat interview series, I was able to catch up with another fellow Office Servers & Services MVP, Paul Keijzers (@KbWorks), an Office 365 Specialist with Wortell who is based out of the greater Amsterdam area, The Netherlands (a very beautiful part of the world, btw). As I share in...

#MVPbuzzChat with Erwin van Hunen

#MVPbuzzChat with Erwin van Hunen

In Episode 18 of the #MVPbuzzChat interview series, I caught up with fellow Office Servers & Services MVP Erwin van Hunen (@erwinvanhunen), based out of Stockholm, Sweden, while we were both attending the Microsoft MVP Summit in early March of this year. In addition to being an MVP, Erwin is...

CollabTalk TweetJam on Creating and Supporting a Successful Community

Sharing Best Practices for Community-Building

The definition of “community” in its most basic form is “a group of people with shared interests.” Community-building may take many different forms, and organizers may prescribe to different approaches and philosophies — but it always comes back to that simple, core definition. Without shared interests (i.e. shared purpose) there...

MVPbuzzChat with Tobiasz Koprowski

#MVPbuzzChat with Tobiasz Koprowski

In Episode 17 of the #MVPbuzzChat interview series, I sat down with long-time community friend and Data Platform MVP Tobiasz Koprowski (@KoprowskiT), an independent consultant and trainer, and the founder of Shadowland Consulting in Nottingham, UK. The video below was captured while we were both attending the Microsoft MVP Summit...