Tech.Days Online – Review and Relive (on-demand content now available until 9th May)


Anchors at bay’ Microsoft Technical Evangelists Andrew Fryer and Giles Davies.

Last month the team here delivered one of the biggest technical productions of Microsoft TechNet history and one  of the UK’s largest 1st party digital online event's.

You can re-live the whole show on demand right now, just click here! Please be aware: this content expires on Friday 9th May

All on demand content available for two months (please note: registration is necessary)

The Event

From its humble beginnings back in 2010 when it was presented to an audience of approx. 200 people via a scheduled live meeting call. Tech.Days Online has evolved into a fully-fledged live production spanning over 3 days, reaching over 4000 IT Professionals and Developers, viewed in 23 countries with a total of 16 hours of exciting and engaging technical content delivered.

imageGuest appearances from Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, British Lions legend Will Greenwood and the IT team from Lotus F1 where among a star studded cast of industry experts, who delivered sessions across each day.

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's (Left), final UK interview as CEO, talking all things IT Pro and Developer.


There was a great variety of IT Pro and Developer content delivered across each day, we tried to tailor each day for each audience -   Day 1: Windows Client for IT Pros and Developers, Day 2: Server and Cloud for IT Pros & Day 3: Visual Studio, Azure, Dev tools for Developers

All 31 sessions from each day of Tech.Days Online is now available for you to view online.

In addition we’ve added 7 more sessions from the Microsoft technical presenters at the IP Expo exhibition and conference.

If you wish to take another look at Steve Ballmer’s final interview for the UK IT Pro and Developer community, or catch up on the latest developments in Windows 8.1, Windows Server, cloud and dev. tools such as Visual Studio 2013 you can find it all on-demand.

In addition to the on-demand content you can download other useful resources such as copies of speaker presentations.

So, if you want to catch up on some of the sessions from Tech.Days Online or IP Expo when it is convenient to you all you need to do is visit our Tech.Days On Demand site here, and register to view!


Day One – Session 1.6: Office 365 – the evolving service

Brett Johnson (Technology Solutions Professional, Microsoft) and Michael Taylor (Deputy CIO, Lotus F1) discussing the business partnership as well as covering what’s new within Office 365



 What did you think?

We’ve received almost 700 of your event evaluations, which have proved to be incredibly valuable in preparation for the next TechDays!

We were able to find out what went well, what went brilliantly and what we can look to improve for next time!

We asked, what was your Tech.Days highlight? Here’s a few stand out responses:

“The various demo's provided and expert opinions along with additional chat support to ensure questions are answered.”

“This was the first time I’ve participated and I found it very useful, I’ll definitely participate again. I’ve also been on Microsoft course's, passed MCP's and found this event so useful that I am intending on passing and attending more. I’m also building a test bed at home :).”

“I thought the Xbox Onesie was the funniest part of the event. In terms of useful information I liked the practical demonstrations over the more generic descriptions/overviews. I was most interested in the Visual Studio sessions.”

“Andrew Fryer (Deepfat)'s Anchoring....”

TechDays SWAG

We cranked the SWAG notch up this year. To coincide withTechDays Chirag the release of Xbox One, we were able give an Xbox One away EACH day.

One lucky winner was chosen on day one (from all pre-event registrants), then on day two and three we had a unique Tech.Days Conundrum challenge to keep the crowd occupied and guessing – Fastest correct entry on both days one an Xbox One!

Chirag Harendra (left) was one of those lucky winners.

imageThe giveaways didn't stop there though, a few lucky runners up received the highly sought after xbox one…sie! (as modelled by Andrew Fryer). Other giveaways across the three day’s were a Dell XPS laptop, Nokia Lumia's, TechNet Flasks and Exclusive Tech.Days T-shirts.



Social Mediaimage

We were tweeting live at the event from @TechNetUK, and received lots of positive reviews and feedback from across the event. Thanks to all those who tweeted in, you helped us trend nationwide TWICE across two of the three days.


 We hope you enjoyed Tech.Days Online 2013, we certainly had a blast!

Re-live the day On-Demad now. Stay tuned on the blog and @TechNetUK for all the latest information on Microsoft event's coming your way!

Comments (7)

  1. Anonymous says:

    A new year is upon us, what’s in store for 2014?
    2013 has been a busy year for the team. We’ve

  2. Anonymous says:

    A new year is upon us, what’s in store for 2014?
    2013 has been a busy year for the team. We’ve

  3. Anonymous says:

    All TechDays 2014 content is available on demand, please see this blog:

  4. Philip says:

    I've registered but when I click the link it tells me the event is closed

  5. Hi Philip, thanks for flagging.. We’ll investigate and get straight back to you :).

  6. Hi Philip, our apologies, there seemed to have been a small bug when registering, which we’ve now fixed. Please try and log in once more, you should now be able to access the content! Thanks.

  7. Anonymous says:

    The TechNet UK Blog is 5 years old today and boy it’s been a good 5 years getting to know you all

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