New Jump Start for Developers! Build Windows Phone 8 Apps. Register Now.

Microsoft Learning is thrilled to announce a new Jump Start for developers focused on building apps for Windows Phone 8. This special live online course is scheduled for two full days of fast-paced, demo-rich sessions led by Microsoft Technical Evangelist, Andy Wigley, and Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Strategist, Rob Tiffany. Andy and Rob are two of…


Windows 8: Pure Imagination–Last Chance to Register

November 23-25, 2012 Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University Windows 8: Pure Imagination Where developers, designers, game builders, start-ups and students unite to explore the possibilities of Windows 8. You’ll be encouraged to look beyond the features… to what can be accomplished when inspiration and technology intersect. In less than 40 hours you’ll get…


Navigating Windows 8 on a desktop PC

Graham Jones, as a top engineer created many innovations and more recently led the Canadian user group VANTUG to a No.1 work ranking. In addition, Graham was a founder and long time Chairman of the largest international user group federation, GITCA, which is HQed in Canada. We met recently where he shared his useful insights…


Show the world the power of Windows 8

November 23-25, 2012 Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University Windows 8: Pure Imagination Where developers, designers, game builders, start-ups and students unite to explore the possibilities of Windows 8. You’ll be encouraged to look beyond the features… to what can be accomplished when inspiration and technology intersect. In less than 40 hours you’ll get…


Managers and Teams Winning in the Cloud

Learn all about Microsoft Private Cloud with: Free evaluations (trials) of Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 Microsoft Virtual Academy courses on Windows Server, System Center and the Private Cloud Guided labs focused on the Microsoft Private Cloud Each one you complete gives you another chance to win the grand prize of $5,000.  And…


Microsoft Breakthrough in speech translation technology

Microsoft Chief Research Officer Rick Rashid demonstrates a speech recognition breakthrough via machine translation that converts his spoken English words into computer-generated Chinese language. The breakthrough is patterned after deep neural networks and significantly reduces errors in spoken as well as written translation. http://blogs.technet.com/b/next/archive/2012/11/08/microsoft-research-shows-a-promising-new-breakthrough-in-speech-translation-technology.aspx#.UKJZOIdX18E


2012 Prosperity Ranking: Canada and US

IT is the largest driver for the economy and prosperity. Rob Atkinson, founding president of the IT Innovation Foundation, a Washington DC think tank, in his recent World Computer Congress presentation talked about: “in large U.S. firms, every dollar of ICT capital is associated with $25 of market value. $1 of non-ICT capital is associated…


Insert IT Innovator Here

As a manager it can be difficult to balance the career and skills development you want your team to pursue, while still being able to get the job done.  We’ve all been there, we want our teams to continually grow their skills so they can be better in their current role and help get them ready for…

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Chat-Theresa Grafenstine Inspector General U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Theresa M. Grafenstine is the Inspector General of the U.S. House of Representatives (House). Ms. Grafenstine brings a variety of public service and non-profit experience to the House. Over the past twenty years, she has served in the Inspector General community in both the legislative and executive branches of the Federal Government. She…