REMINDER: Confidence in the Cloud–LIVE Tomorrow

Recent surveys indicate that while cloud computing is a top priority for Canadian CIOs, assurance in cloud services remains the principle inhibitor for adoption. 2012 is proving to be the year of accelerating adoption as organizations gain a deeper appreciation of cloud services and how they can be adopted in a trusted manner. Join Ruth…

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Chat: Michael Jenkin, Innovating Business Executive, International Microsoft Technology Expert

Michael Jenkin is a recently announced 2012 SMB 150 Awards recipient, recognizing the top 150 Small & Medium Business professionals. In addition, Michael received media attention for founding a rapidly growing company and  for his innovative business leadership. Sharing his insights for success, in our extensive chat, Michael answers these questions and more: What are…

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Trust Me. Why? Because I’m Trustworthy.

Even though it’s been a while since the movie Deep Blue Sea, one line said by Michael Rapaport’s character “Tom Scoggins” has always stuck with me – “Trust Me. Why? Because I’m trustworthy.” But what does it mean to be trustworthy? Everyone will define this differently, but when it comes to Microsoft, in his 2002…

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Top Tips, Trends in Microsoft Software Development, Social Media, Associations

Interview: Terry Coatta: Internationally Acclaimed Technology Executive and Platform Software Architect and Developer Terry is currently the President of AssociCom, a Vancouver-based start-up that builds online communities for professional and trade associations. Prior to AssociCom, he worked in a number of Vancouver-based companies as a technology leader. His expertise in software architecture and software development…

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Stephen Forte: Chief Strategy Officer, CTO, Scrum Master, Author, Serial Company Founder, Microsoft MVP, Keynote

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I have an interview with Stephen Forte, Chief Strategy Officer for Telerik. Stephen’s extensive success history includes: CTO, Scrum Master, Author, Serial Company Founder, Microsoft MVP, and sought after Keynote. In our discussion, Stephen shares valuable…

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Delivering A New Kind of Business Value Using The Cloud

In a recent interview, Microsoft Corporate Vice President, Developer Division, Scott Guthrie talked about how Cloud computing with Windows Azure means that your developers can deliver a new kind of value to your business. He highlighted a few key points that, for you as a manager, serve as the business case for getting onboard with…

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Develop Applications for the Cloud

In a recent interview, Microsoft Corporate Vice President, Developer Division, Scott Guthrie talked about how Cloud computing with Windows Azure means that your developers can deliver a new kind of value to your business. He highlighted a few key points that, for you as a manager, serve as the business case for getting onboard with…

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ACM Tech Pack Leader Extols Promises of Cloud Computing

Doug Terry, a researcher at Microsoft Research Silicon Valley, who chairs the ACM Cloud Computing Tech Pack, told attendees at the “24 Hours in the Clouds” virtual conference that cloud computing promises to radically change the way that computer applications and services are constructed, delivered, and managed.  In a keynote address on June 1, Terry…

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