Have a Silver or Gold Competency? Take Advantage of Your Benefits

We recognize the hard work and dedication you have put forth over the past year to achieve your competency status in the Microsoft Partner Network. Your competency investment not only creates distinction for your business in the marketplace, it entitles you to valuable benefits that can help you achieve your business goals. As you prepare…


U.S. Partner News for Friday, December 16, 2011

In your newsletter this week, customized according to your company’s business model and Microsoft Partner Network membership, as well as by your role at your company, you’ll find the latest partner-related information and news, including the Lync opportunity for partners and training recommendations for Microsoft Office 2010 and Microsoft Desktop Optimization. I also encourage you…


WPC 2012: Tips to Plan Ahead for the Conference

Guest post by Jemima Herman, Worldwide Partner Conference lead for the Microsoft U.S. Partner Team. Are you a planner or a procrastinator? If you’re like me, whether you plan ahead or put things off probably depends on how many immediate demands you have on you. The 2012 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference is taking place in…


Pinpoint Pointers #4: Make Pinpoint Work for You

Guest post by Tina Hanson, Partner-to-Partner Lead for the Microsoft U.S. Partner Team. I am delighted to announce five new, interactive webcasts about how to effectively use Microsoft Pinpoint to connect with business customers who are looking for the Microsoft-based solutions you offer. These online presentations are short (the longest clocks in at just 19…


U.S. Partner News for Friday, December 2, 2011

Below are all the items we published in this week’s U.S. partner newsletter, delivered to U.S.-based members of the Microsoft Partner Network earlier today. If you feel that the version you received in email, targeted to you according to your company’s partner profile and your role at your company, is missing something critical from this…


WPC 2012: The Beautiful City of Toronto

Guest post by Jemima Herman, Worldwide Partner Conference lead for the Microsoft U.S. Partner Team. I was so happy to get back to Toronto for our 2012 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) site visit a couple of weeks ago. It’s such a beautiful city! My colleagues, Peg McNicol (U.S. WPC Event Lead), Todd Nelmes (Sr….


P2P4U, Part 4: Find Your Partner Community, Updated

Guest post by Tina Hanson, Partner-to-Partner Lead for the Microsoft U.S. Partner Team. Over the past several weeks, the Microsoft U.S. Partner Team has been hosting the fall series of partner networking events, the U.S. Channel Development and Meet & Greets. I attended the Dallas event in October, and it was great to see a…


U.S. Partner News for Friday, November 18, 2011

In your newsletter this week, customized according to your company’s business model and Microsoft Partner Network membership, as well as by your role at your company, you’ll find information and news about the Small Business Specialist Community and Microsoft Office 365, as well as training recommendations for Microsoft Forefront Security and Microsoft SQL Server 2012….