Rochester SharePoint User Group Meeting Thursday 8 March 2012-Rochester NY

Registration is now open! http://rochspug.eventbrite.com/ SharePoint User Group Meeting – Thursday, March 8, 2012 6:00PM – 8:30PM User Group website http://www.rochspug.org/ Chris Bortlik, Drive Adoption and Get Users Excited About SharePoint Session Abstract You can lead a horse to water, but how are you going to make it thirsty? The key to most thriving SharePoint…

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Virtualization Deep Dive Day 2012 Coming To Boston March 10th 2012 – Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to learn about Cloud and Virtualization

Virtualization Deep Dive Day 2012 Coming To Boston March 10th 2012 – Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to learn about Cloud and Virtualization. . Registration is open for the fourth annual Virtualization Deep Dive Day. Act now while you can still take advantage of the Early Bird Discount. This event will be bigger and better…

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IT Camp–Systems Management Coming to Waltham MA Oct 28th 2011–Must Attend Event

IT Camp – Systems Management – Free Training Friday, October 28, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (ET) Microsoft Office’s – 201 Jones – Road Sixth Floor – Waltham, MA 02451 Register for Free Training@: http://itcamp-waltham.eventbrite.com/ You are not going to want to miss this event. Notice the hands on lab, you can build…

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Microsoft Sales, Marketing & Services Teams to Join R&D Groups in Cambridge

In August of 2012, our Microsoft employees based in Waltham and our Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) will be moving to One Cambridge Center, just a short walk from the majority of our R&D employees at our New England Research and Development Center at One Memorial Drive. We are excited to have our employees literally steps…

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Pay Yourself First-Learn How With Passive Learning-Free Training From Microsoft On Just About Any Topic–Virtualization, Cloud, Phone, Server, Client, SharePoint, SQL, Many, Many More

Key To Almost Infinite Knowledge – Passive Listening… Do you make the time to keep up with technology?  If you are not expanding your knowledge, you are falling behind.  With the job market the way it is, you would be smart to keep learning.  I know we are all busy and doing more now than…

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Microsoft Virtualization And Cloud Certification Community Study Group

Microsoft Virtualization and Cloud Certification Study Group(s)   in this post… Study Group Proposal Why Get Certified What Are Microsoft Virtualization Certification Options? Browse Certification Catalog for additional certification options More certification information of value More virtualization and cloud information of value   Study Group Proposal Do you presently hold a certification in ANY virtualization…

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Face-To-Face Community Meetings or Events–Ammunition Community Leaders Need to Promote Their Events To Potential Sponsors and Speakers

There was a very interesting article written by  BtoB Online about “The importance of in-person” that I think will be of interest to all. The white paper they reference was written by Cornell University. It gives advice (which I can personally validate with my own experience) that should be understood and “leveraged” by user group…

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Introduction to PowerShell and Azure–Must attend for ITPros

This coming Thursday at NERD there is a Boston Azure meeting that I think will appeal very much to the IT Pro! It is an opportunity to learn both about PowerShell and Windows Azure in one night. Joel Bennett – a PowerShell MVP from out of state – will first give a PowerShell tutorial/overview, then…

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Microsoft Mouse Mischief – This is Cool!

I will try this out as well.  Want to play games at my next user group presentation?  Bring it on!   TITLE:  Engage Your Students with Lessons They can Click For some time now, Microsoft has been involved in an ongoing dialogue with educators, students, and others in the education space to explore how we…

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Virtualization Event Coming Soon to EVERYWHERE!

The event will take place on Friday, February 12, 2010.  It is a live event being simulcast to multiple locations.  It will also be recorded and made available online a few days after the event.  You do have to register to attend and to download the event.  All the details and registration are outlined on…

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Community Certification Training Survey – Free Or Pay For Materials Only – What do you need training on?

At our community conference call last week a request came up for a community IT Pro Community Certification Gathering. If we were to pilot a “Community Certification Program”, what should it look look? Please fill out the survey at… http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=7rwrMybNwuMJ_2bkHK5b3slQ_3d_3d  or post a comment on this blog to answer the following questions. If you do not…

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Community Call Minutes 2009-06 Search Videos and Certification were the big topics

On June 25th we had a “North East Region IT Pro Monthly Community Conference Call with Dan Stolts”.  The purpose of the call was for me to reach out to the community to find out what I can do you you.  ===================================== Comments and Questions from the field… ===================================== 1) Momentum is a great program!…

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Publishers Offer User Groups Plenty of Benefits Including Free Books

Chris Bowen created a create blog post about publishers offering support for user groups.  It is a great post that you should all be aware of.  It lists many publishers and links to the programs they have setup for user groups.  ie, how to get free books for your group meetings!!!! In addition to his…

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SQL 2008 Loadfest and IT Pro Training Day

Registration Link: https://www.clicktoattend.com/invitation.aspx?code=134471  Featured Product/Topic: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Recommended Audience: IT Professionals Join us for the SQL Server Loadfest and do a hands-on installation of SQL Server 2008. There is limited availability of tables for bringing in servers so see note below about reserving a table spot. Location: 201 Jones Road; Waltham MA; 6th…

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Community Super Heros - John Ross and Ronald N. Thibeau

A very special award was given to a couple of very special community leaders in the New England (Boston) market.  Ron Thibeau and John Ross were awarded a “Community Super Hero Award”.  I have copied the actual award here to let everyone know just how special these guys are and how invaluable they are to…

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Great News about the TechNet Event in Boston November 13, 2008

The attendees of this event are in for a real treat!  Blain Barton will be joining us.  Blain is the East Coast Community Champ.  Blain is coming up from Florida to join us. He is well aware of the very active technology community we have in the North East and he is coming to meet…

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