Join Windows Azure Week!

Have you heard about Microsoft Virtual Academy’s Windows Azure Week? It’s a one-week, real-time Windows Azure intensive virtual conference. Are you considering moving your IT infrastructure to the cloud? Are you wondering how to leverage cloud platform features in your apps? Do you want to hear from the experts about what’s possible in Azure today…


Chat with Patryk Janiszewski, Innovating Microsoft Windows Store, Windows Phone Developer—spotlight in Top Paid, Best Rated, New Releases, DVLUP Leaderboard

Patryk L. Janiszewski served a tour in Kuwait and Iraq with the U.S. Army during Operation Enduring Freedom. As a student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Patryk earned his first bachelor's degree in Human Resources in 2011 and is currently seeking a second bachelor's degree in Business Information Systems and a minor…


Chat: Terry Coatta Globally Acclaimed Entrepreneur, Executive, Platform Software Architect and Developer

Terry is currently CTO for Marine Learning Systems. Marine Learning Systems is an eLearning software and services provider to the maritime and resource industry. Marine Learning Systems also provides a full complement of services to support you from idea all the way through to ongoing operations and maintenance. See more at: http://www.marinels.com/ Terry was President…


Chat: Microsoft Corp Senior Director Dharmesh Mehta: Top Global Cool Tech Authority

Dharmesh talks about trends: where/why/how files are being saved across devices, classical social networks, smaller mobile social networks, smaller devices, flexible displays, touch exploding further. He further delves into Microsoft as one the largest telecom companies, strong advancements (Bing to Skype to SkyDrive to Outlook.com), Skype tied with Outlook.com, Outlook.com as the fastest growing e-mail…


Chat with Ajit Jaokar, Founder Feynlabs, FutureText, Blog — OpenGardens

Ajit Jaokar is the founder of the London based research company FutureText which specializes in identifying and researching cross-domain technology trends. In 2009, Ajit was nominated to the World Economic Forum’s ‘Future of the Internet’ council. In 2011, he was nominated to the World Smart Capital program (Amsterdam). Ajit moderates/chairs Oxford University’s Next Generation Mobile…


Chat: Stephen Forte, CSO, CTO, Founder, Microsoft MVP, Global Entrepreneur and Developer

Stephen Forte is the Chief Strategy Officer of the venture backed company Telerik, a leading vendor of developer and team productivity tools. He is the co-founder and executive director of AcceleratorHK, Hong Kong’s first start-up accelerator. Involved in several start-ups, he was the co-founder of Triton Works, which was acquired by UBM (London: UBM.L) in…


Paul Orlando, Renowned Global Start-up Wizard, Serial Entrepreneur

Paul Orlando [about.me/porlando] runs a lean startup bootcamp called Startups Unplugged [startupsunplugged.com/bootcamp] and is also co-founder of AcceleratorHK [acceleratorhk.com], a mobile startup accelerator. Previously, he co-founded a startup in New York and worked in telecom in China. He focuses on early-stage startups (pre product-market fit). Paul has a BA from Cornell and an MBA from…


On The Next AlignIT Manager Tech Talk: An App for Every Business

Apps, apps, apps – it’s all about apps these days, across phones, tablets, and desktops. It seems that regardless of the size of company, small and large alike, every company has an app. Take a look at the apps that you have installed on your devices and ask yourself how and why you use each…


The New Office is Here

The release of the Office Customer Preview is part of the “Wave 15” release of products which also includes updates to Office 365 and mobile apps.  It’s a huge milestone for Microsoft as it is the first time that the Office team is refreshing all of its products at once!  There are a lot of…