How to stay informed and engage in the US Partner Community

Microsoft offers its Partner Network members benefits, training, resources, and materials to help them understand and prepare for the market opportunity, connect with customers and prospects, and differentiate their businesses. Stay informed about the news, recommendations, opportunities, and programs relevant to your business. Choose your favorite way (or ways) to get the information you need….


WIRED: How Skype Used AI to Build Its Amazing New Language Translator

Re-posted from an article that recently appeared on “… a new Microsoft technology that seems borrowed from the world of Star Trek” “… a Skype add-on that listens to the English words you speak into Microsoft’s internet phone-calling software and translates them into Spanish, or vice versa.” “… an amazing technology, and it’s based on…


Office 365 Partner Community: focus on Security and Compliance in Office 365 customers – introduction

by Michael Panciroli US Partner Technology Strategist for Office 365 The Office 365 Partner Community is led by National Partner Technology Strategists from the Microsoft US Partner Team. Partner Community activities include blog posts, discussions on Yammer, newsletters, and community calls. Register for the January 8 US Office 365 Partner Community call and series Read…


Featured BizSpark Startup Pickit.com

Today’s Featured BizSpark Startup is Pickit.com from Sweden.    Taking cool pictures with your phone again? Mathias Bjorkholm and Karl Karlsson want them. They launched Pickit in 2012 from the idea that the world needed an ecosystem to connect the billions of people in need of photos to the billions of people with cameras. “Photos have…


Featured BizSpark Startup Pickit.com

Today’s Featured BizSpark Startup is Pickit.com from Sweden.    Taking cool pictures with your phone again? Mathias Bjorkholm and Karl Karlsson want them. They launched Pickit in 2012 from the idea that the world needed an ecosystem to connect the billions of people in need of photos to the billions of people with cameras. “Photos have…


Microsoft Exchange Server 2013の保守モデルについての補足

2016 年 9 月 23 日最終更新 Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 は、記事「Exchange 2013 の保守について」で紹介されている通り、従来までの更新プログラムのロールアップ (Rollup Update, RU) とは違う、累積更新プログラム (Cumulative Update, CU) という新しい形態で更新プログラムを提供するモデルに変更になり、いままで下記のリリースを行ってまいりました。これにより、記事「Exchange 2013 の保守について」でも触れられている様々なメリットが提供されます。SharePoint Server 2013 や Lync Server 2013 も CU モデルを採用しています。 今回は、皆さまからよくお寄せいただく CU での更新プログラムの提供モデルとサポートライフサイクルポリシーに対して改めてご案内させていただきたいと思います。   Exchange Server 2013 これまでのリリースとサポート期間   製品名     リリース日     ビルド番号   サポート期間 Exchange Server 2013 CU15   2016 年 12…


Microsoft Exchange Server 2013の保守モデルについての補足

2016 年 9 月 23 日最終更新 Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 は、記事「Exchange 2013 の保守について」で紹介されている通り、従来までの更新プログラムのロールアップ (Rollup Update, RU) とは違う、累積更新プログラム (Cumulative Update, CU) という新しい形態で更新プログラムを提供するモデルに変更になり、いままで下記のリリースを行ってまいりました。これにより、記事「Exchange 2013 の保守について」でも触れられている様々なメリットが提供されます。SharePoint Server 2013 や Lync Server 2013 も CU モデルを採用しています。 今回は、皆さまからよくお寄せいただく CU での更新プログラムの提供モデルとサポートライフサイクルポリシーに対して改めてご案内させていただきたいと思います。   Exchange Server 2013 これまでのリリースとサポート期間   製品名     リリース日     ビルド番号   サポート期間 Exchange Server 2013 CU15   2016 年 12…


Rapid Progress in Automatic Image Captioning

This blog post is authored by John Platt, Deputy Managing Director and Distinguished Scientist at Microsoft Research. I have been excited for many years now in the grand challenge of image understanding. There are as many definitions of image understanding as there are computer vision researchers, but if we can create a system that can…


event id 26319: Exception message: Value does not fall within the expected range.

Hi, This is a rather odd event ID to debug coming from the SDK service: An exception was thrown while processing GetUserRolesForOperationAndUser for session ID uuid:88d5570d-5b94-4849-ab54-09928ea899cb;id=761. Exception message: Value does not fall within the expected range. Full Exception: System.ArgumentException: Value does not fall within the expected range. at Microsoft.Interop.Security.AzRoles.IAzApplication2.InitializeClientContextFromStringSid(String SidString, Int32 lOptions, Object varReserved) at…


PowerPivot for SharePoint 2013 – Data Refresh with Power Query error (UPDATED)

You may see a “Call to Excel Services failed” error when trying to perform a scheduled data refresh using PowerPivot for SharePoint on a workbook in SharePoint 2013 that has a Power Query connection to a data source. At this time, Power Query is not supported by SharePoint 2013 on-premise. Both data refresh in the…