MVP Mentor Program

The MVP Mentor Program has a new website! The Program connects students who want to learn more about Microsoft technologies with today’s leading independent experts, Microsoft MVPs. The goal is to foster the next generation of technologists to be leaders in their fields and communities.


The education technology imperative facing higher education

Here is an article from David O’Leary from his roles as chair national council of IT Deans, CEO, CIO, VP, educator, writer IDG-IT World Canada… When I started teaching Mathematics and Communications to Electricians and Auto Mechanics in 1976, there were no computers available for public usage and the internet was an evolving concept under…


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…


What are the highly damaging internet legal liabilities and risks to you — chat with Martin Kratz QC, head intellectual property practice group, Bennett Jones LLP, legendary IP and ICT legal authority and pioneer

My chat with Martin was a real eye opener – there is a tremendous amount of legal risk to you when using the Internet and ignorance does not protect you! Martin Kratz leads the intellectual property practice and co-leads the ecommerce practice for Bennett Jones. His practice is focused around intellectual property and technology law,…


Chat–new foundational EA Paper, EA Career Path, EABOK, FEAPO–Brian Cameron Founding President FEAPO,Nick Malik Principle Microsoft EA

*Link to the new EA Perspectives paper is below and the original draft from FEAPO at the very end  Brian Cameron is Executive Director of the Center for Enterprise Architecture in the College of Information Sciences and Technology at the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Cameron is also the Program Director for the new Master of…


Andy Chen, President and CEO Catronic, Past CTO and Vice President Ontario Power Generation

Andy Chen, P. Eng. President & CEO, Catronic Computer Consultant Services Inc. Andy Chen is a senior business advisor for several leading global consulting firms and enterprise software vendors. Andy has over 30 years of experience in utility sectors specializing in Nuclear Power Generation. For the past five years, Andy has been assisting leading global…


Chat with Shafi Goldwasser ACM Turing Award recipient in 2013 (Nobel Prize of Computing); World-renowned distinguished researcher and professor MIT and Weismann Institute

Professors Shafi Goldwasser (r) and Silvio Micali (l) Turing Award Recipients in 2013. Photo by Jason Dorfman, CSAIL/MIT Shafi Goldwasser is the RSA Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, and Principal Investigator at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), as well as a professor of Computer Science and Applied…


Chat with Silvio Micali ACM Turing Award recipient in 2013 (Nobel Prize of Computing); World-renowned distinguished researcher and professor MIT

Professors Silvio Micali (l) and Shafi Goldwasser (r) Turing Award Recipients in 2013. Photo by Jason Dorfman, CSAIL/MIT Silvio Micali, the Ford Professor of Engineering at MIT and a Principal Investigator at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), is a recipient of the Gödel Prize from ACM SIGACT and EATCS. A Fellow…