Category: IAMCP

Digital Sack Lunch and MSInspire

Finding Value in the Partner Ecosystem

As you know, this month’s #CollabTalk tweetjam is focusing on the topic of Microsoft Inspire, which took place earlier this month in Washington DC. We have a fantastic panel, with participants from various organizations within Microsoft, as well as across the global Microsoft partner ecosystem, including many tweetjam regulars. To...

CollabTalk tweetjam on takeaways from Microsoft Inspire 2017

Lessons from Microsoft Inspire

With Microsoft’s global partner conference, Microsoft Inspire, behind us now, I thought we would use this month’s #CollabTalk tweetjam to bring members of the community together to share their takeaways from this fantastic event, which took place this year at the Washington Convention Center in downtown Washington DC. This was...

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Craving Digital Experiences

In a December 7th, 2016 post by Microsoft's Cindy Bates on the US Small and Midsize Business Blog, Bates highlights some data points from a recent survey of over 1,000 consumers that, as she points out, uncover "shifts in the ways customers want to hear from businesses." Bates is the...

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Already Planning for Microsoft Inspire

For anyone within the Microsoft Partner ecosystem, the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) is “the” event of the year to attend each July. There is no better place to connect with experts and practitioners in every Microsoft category, from every region on the planet. I attended my first WPC in July...

Takeaways from #WPC15

Sitting here on my flight home to Seattle from a week with other partners in Orlando, attending my 6th Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (#WPC15), I’ve had time to reflect on some of what I picked up at this year’s event, and thought I’d share a few thoughts. If you follow...

Microsoft Channel Chief Gives #WPC15 Preview

The Seattle chapter of IAMCP (International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners) welcomed Phil Sorgen (@phil_sorgen), Microsoft Channel Chief, to today’s monthly meeting, where he provided a preview of some of the topics he’ll cover in his vision keynote next month at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference (#WPC15) taking place in Orlando,...

IAMCP Seattle Presidency Change

              After three years as co-founder and president of the Seattle Chapter of the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP), it is time for a change – and I am excited to share our new chapter leadership team, effective immediately: President — Jeff...

Traditional Marketing is Dead, content is king

I was invited to give a presentation yesterday here at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference (#WPC13) (www.digitalwpc.com) taking place in Houston, Texas on the topic of ‘Developing a Content Marketing Strategy for your Business.’ For those who missed the series of Social 101 sessions over in the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN)...

Making the MS Partner Community more social

As a Microsoft Gold Partner and a SharePoint ISV, one of the most productive events for my company Axceler each year is the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, last year held in downtown Toronto. It was my third time at the event, and I am looking forward to participating again this...