Microsoft Ignite Sessions catalogue with cloud infrastructure and management, big data and analytics, productivity, unified communications, operating systems, mobile devices, much more

Hundreds of newly released sessions to spark your Ignite planning The Microsoft Ignite Session Catalog is here! Be sure to take a look at the hundreds of sessions covering cloud infrastructure and management, big data and analytics, productivity, unified communications, operating systems, and mobile devices at the biggest enterprise technology event of the year! You'll…


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: 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…


Daniel Leblond, Award-Winning Imagine Cup Top Student Researcher Carleton University

All it takes is one good idea. Imagine Cup, the premiere worldwide technology competition, is looking for students, to help solve some of the world’s toughest problems through technology. To Take Action and Change the World, go to: http://blogs.technet.com/b/cdnitmanagers/archive/2012/02/13/are-you-ready-to-change-the-world.aspx In this interview, Daniel Leblond shares his innovative research and experiences working on the Imagine Cup….


AlignIT Manager Tech Talk #9: Your Enterprise on the Go

Earlier this year, there was a post on this blog about the change that’s happening within organizations and how employees are bringing technology from home to make themselves more productive at work. IT departments are scrambling to support these devices and keep workers productive, while figuring out how to manage the devices and keep company…

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Dr. Roy Want, International Much Awarded Top Researcher in Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing, Chair ACM SIGMOBILE and Chair [ACM] Mobility Tech Pack Committee

I very much enjoyed my discussion with Roy and I know you will too. For some background: the ACM, which is the world’s largest educational, scientific and professional non-profit association recently released their ACM Tech Pack on Mobility, edited and annotated by Roy Want, Chair of ACM SIGMOBILE, and his Mobility Tech Pack Committee. “The…