Congratulations to the 2018 MSUS Partner Award Winners

The inaugural MSUS Partner Award winners have been announced! Designed to supplement the Microsoft Partner of the Year program, both award programs use the same nominations and nomination tool; however, the MSUS Partner Award program focuses on US-specific partner impact. With so many fantastic partners and nominations, selecting winners was a difficult task. Congratulations to…


July 2018 Hot Sheet partner training schedule

Welcome to the US Partner Community Hot Sheet, a comprehensive schedule of partner training, webcasts, community calls, and office hours. This post is updated frequently as we learn about new offerings, so you can plan ahead. Looking for product-specific training? Try the links across the top of this blog. Connect and engage with us in…


Updates and announcements from Microsoft Inspire 2018

Microsoft Inspire is only a three (3) weeks away, and the final details will be announced soon! Here are the latest updates:  Anticipation is building as entertainment is finalized for what will prove to be an inspiring performance on Tuesday night! Keep an eye out for the entertainment lineup!  The U.S. Partner’s Guide to a…


Microsoft Inspire session recommendations for Dynamics Partners

Now that your travel is booked for Microsoft Inspire, it’s time to build your itinerary. Each year I am impressed by how the schedule builder tool becomes more robust and simpler to leverage. This year’s version is called MyInspire, which was designed based on Partner feedback from the Connect tool. You can easily find relevant…


Top stories for US partners the week of June 25

Find resources that help you build and sustain a profitable cloud business, connect with customers and prospects, and differentiate your business. Read previous issues of the newsletter and get real-time updates about partner-related news and information on our US Partner Community Twitter channel. Subscribe to receive posts from this blog in your email inbox or…


Partner Solution Brief: Taking advantage of Azure

Microsoft Partner Solution Briefs are an ongoing series aimed at helping you, our partners, learn from one another with real-world examples. The brief provides a quick overview with context on business challenges, real examples of partner solutions, and the outcomes. The challenge Customers need to be able to store ever-increasing amounts of data while maintaining…


5 reasons to attend Microsoft Inspire

Still on the fence about attending Microsoft Inspire? We can help with that. Partners come to Inspire for a host of reasons, and we’re constantly working to make the experience as valuable as possible for everyone who attends. David Willis, Corporate VP of Microsoft US OCP, recently shared a video discussing 5 of the best…


Top stories for US partners the week of June 18

Find resources that help you build and sustain a profitable cloud business, connect with customers and prospects, and differentiate your business. Read previous issues of the newsletter and get real-time updates about partner-related news and information on our US Partner Community Twitter channel. Subscribe to receive posts from this blog in your email inbox or…


Microsoft Inspire 2018: Azure Government sessions

If you’re attending Microsoft Inspire 2018, and interested in learning more about building a profitable practice around Microsoft Azure Government, here’s a list of sessions to add to your schedule. These session recommendations are designed for partners who specialize in government and public-sector areas, whether that’s all or just a portion of your customer base….