Key Learnings from Microsoft WPC16

My tradition is to do a recap of Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) that was held this year in the beautiful Toronto, Canada. This was my second WPC in Toronto and 12th WPC in the row. I guess I can call myself a WPC veteran. I wrote about my thoughts of the conference prior going…

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Key learnings from Microsoft WPC 2015

I wanted to share my thoughts of the key learning’s from Microsoft WPC 2015. It is now more than two weeks since we had the magnificent Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Orlando, Florida. Since the conference, I have been busy working with follow-up and some projects. During the past two weeks I have also actively…

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Steps to take in channel development

I often get the question what steps to take in channel development. Exactly 10 years ago I founded TELLUS International with the idea to help software vendors to establish their channel in the US. There are many reasons why I decided to start my own management consulting company, but the main reason to focus initially…

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Entering US Markets by Building Channels

Entering US markets by building channels can be very lucrative for non-US companies but there are many things that the software vendor has to think about from a strategy perspective. US software markets are huge seen from any perspective and it would be a big mistake to ignore it especially if the software vendor has a…

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Key learnings from Microsoft Ignite 2015

I wanted to share my key learnings from Microsoft Ignite 2015 event in Chicago. This was the first attempt to combine multiple different Microsoft product lines as I wrote in my previous blog entry. Now the question is: how did Microsoft do? I did participate in the first main keynote that was pretty long and…

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Microsoft MPN Business Model Offer for Microsoft Partners

TELLUS International has agreed with Microsoft  Partner Network to offer business modeling services for Microsoft partners in 10 different competencies with a heavy discounted price. We have been delivering business modeling services for Microsoft partners of different size and accumulated waste amount of experience in many different areas when creating a cloud and app business. We…

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