Business Intelligence Sales Specialist Training

On Monday 15th April in Thames Valley Park, we are running another Sales Specialist Training day for BI. The morning of this session focuses on the Microsoft BI stack and how to sell it, including the competitive landscape. Then attendees take the SSA exam. After lunch, the training continues with Selling to the CXO.  …

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Business Intelligence Practice Accelerator

Starting on the 3rd September, Microsoft are running a Business Intelligence Practice Accelerator. This is an online training offering for partners around building a BI practice and delivering our BI technologies. This is a new structure of Practice Accelerator, consisting of 3 online workshops, each 2 hours long, as well as an array of on-demand…

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SQL Server 2012 Webcasts

Myself and colleagues (mostly Sam Solieman, but also will Thompson) have been running a series of webcasts on SQL Server 2012. The ones we’ve run so far have been recorded, so you can watch them on demand. The recordings are on the Partner Learning Center, so you’ll need a Microsoft partner login to access them. The…

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Amazingly useful site

If you’re a Microsoft partner and you’ve tried to find training courses and online learning offered by us, you’ll probably be familiar with the joys of the Partner Learning Center. The Partner Learning Center stores information on what sometimes feels like every training course ever offered to partners. It’s therefore a wonderful resource. It’s also,…

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BI Practice Accelerator

There is a new training offering for partners on Business Intelligence. The Practice Accelerator is a technical learning offering, delivered in a series of webinars over 4 days, giving 16 hours of online training in total. As well as this, the offering includes documentation, guides, hands on lab and other materials that can be used…

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Get to Gold in BI

With the recent changes to the Partner Network, there is some confusion among partners around what is required to get the Silver and Gold competencies in some areas. On Tuesday 1st March, at 4pm GMT, I will be running a webinar entitled Get to Gold. This webinar is about what’s required for a partner to…

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How to Pitch Webinars

Ever wondered how to position different parts of the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack? We have a range of different tools that can be applied in a range of different situations for a range of different purposes. In this webcast series, I will be describing how to position and sell the various key elements of the…

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Getting Started with SharePoint

There are still places available on the course: Getting Started with SharePoint. I am running this live workshop along with Microsoft training partner Combined Knowledge to provide an introduction to the capabilities of SharePoint along with information on what’s required to become a SharePoint partner. This training is open to all levels of Microsoft partner at…

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BI Webinars

Is one of your New Years’ Resolutions to do more technical training? If so, you’re in luck. There are a couple of up-coming webinars on Business Intelligence being put on by the Technical Advisory Services. Microsoft Gold Partners are entitled to a number of hours of service from this team and these webinars can count…

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Your Questions Answered

Got any questions about Microsoft’s BI offering? Myself and a colleague are running a free webinar next week for Microsoft partners and the subject of this is Your Questions Answered. The idea of this is that we will endeavour to answer as many of your questions as possible. Please do send in your questions prior to…

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