Microsoft channel partners facing hurdles with new technologies

It became obvious to me when watching Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella giving a keynote speech at Build 2018 event that every, I mean every Microsoft partner will have a mountain to climb if they want to be part of the exciting new Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, analytics, and overall digital transformation. You might ask…

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SharePoint North America Conference is back

  SharePoint North America Conference is back. I did some internet search to find out when the last conference was held and I was able to get content from 2014. The conference was debuted in 2006, and now four years later, the conference is back in Las Vegas. The “replacement” for the SharePoint conference was…

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What is the future of SharePoint?

What is the future of Sharepoint

What is the future of SharePoint is a question that many end user organizations as well as independent software vendors (ISVs) are asking. I have mentioned multiple times that I work extensively within SharePoint and Office 365 ecosystem and have visibility to what people are asking for and how they see SharePoint on-premises future in…

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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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IoT is getting real for channel partners

IoT is getting real for channel partners and I am seeing a real trend for channel partners to get into the IoT space. I think it is not only smart, but a necessity if you want to stay relevant in the IT and software industry. I read and interesting article ” MSPs must connect with…

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Key Learnings from Microsoft Convergence 2015

I had the pleasure to visit Microsoft Convergence¬†again (2015). This time the even was held in Atlanta, Georgia. I do not recall how many times I have been part of Convergence, but it is quite a few times. I thought to summarize my key findings from the conference and also provide some guidance for Microsoft…

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Learnings of using Dynamics CRM 2013 and SharePoint 2013

I maintain my personal blog “Dr. Petri I. Salonen views on software, apps and software business models”. One might ask why I would not post my blog entries into TELLUS blog space? I was struggling with that for years as not all my personal blogs have anything to do with my business, so I felt…

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