How Windows 10 will change your workplace

Bold claim indeed. But let us just examine what will be arriving in a couple of days, when Microsoft releases Windows 10 into the wild world outside the rarefied existence of the Windows Insider Programme. Windows 10 has been in Preview with over 5 million insiders for many months and each ‘flight’ has introduced more…


IT Pro New Year’s Honours List 2015

Every year, the IT Pro team are very lucky that we get to partner with a wider virtual IT Pro Team that regularly contribute to our activities. These individuals can be found not working for Microsoft but in our partner community, our MVPs and even our customers. These ladies and gentlemen take time out of their…


Keynote Mary Jo Foley Confirmed at TechDays Online

TechDays Online is back for it's fourth year! This three day conference is geared towards IT Pros and developers who want to get the scoop on Microsoft’s cloud-first, mobile-first products and platforms. It kicks off on the 3rd February, so be sure to add it to your calendar. Special Guests Last year Steve Ballmer made…

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"In my … computer science department, there are more Dave's than girls" – Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In (2013)

Hi, my name is Amy Nicholson and I've recently joined Microsoft as a graduate on the MACH Scheme (Microsoft Academy for College Hires). My role is a Technical Evangelist with the aim of reaching a developer or IT Pro audience and evangelising Microsoft products and services. I entered the Microsoft world when I was about…


Guest Post: The Rise of the IT Pro

This month’s theme has been “The future’s here… what are you waiting for”, and to compliment that, we’ve managed to secure the thoughts of Dave Coplin, Microsoft UK’s Chief Envisioning Officer (and recent author of our featured book The Rise of the Humans) on what he feels the future holds for an IT Pro, exclusively for TechNet…


Introducing Ed Baker– Inquisitive, Acquisitive and Honourable

Introducing the newest addition to our TechNet UK team, Ed Baker! As from March onwards Ed will be an infrastructure Technical Evangelist for the Microsoft UK IT Pro Team. Expect to see Ed out on the road with @Deepfat soon, hosting upcoming IT Camps up and down the country, we may even be able to…

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Windows Azure for IT Professionals

“The Windows Azure public cloud platform is one of the three pillars of  Microsoft’s Cloud OS vision that will transform the traditional datacenter environment, help businesses unlock insights in data stored anywhere, enable the development of a wide range of modern business applications, and empower IT to support users who work anywhere on any device…