Effective Office365 Education using Stories

Office 365 learning

Continuous updates of software have increased the need for continuous learning The question that many organizations are struggling with is how to ensure that their employees are effective in their use of different digital tools. The software industry has changed dramatically over the past few years. I grew up in the era of floppies, disks,…

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SharePoint North America 2018 Conference Recap #SPC18

SharePoint North America 2018 Conference is completed and I wanted to share some of my thoughts and perceptions from the conference. You can find several recaps of the event, such as listening to a podcast from The Intrazone by Bill Baer (@williambaer) and Mark Kashman (@mkashman) where Bill and Mark summarize and discuss of the main…

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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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Cloud business changes roles and responsibilities

Cloud business changes roles and responsibilities, no question about that. An interesting incident happened to me today. My production Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Online environment (Update 1, May 2015) was updated last night. This was an event that I had been waiting for and I really love some of the new features this new release…

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Microsoft Office 365 channel is not only about margins anymore

If you are a traditional independent software vendor (ISV), you might be surprised when talking to channel partners that are looking for Office 365 solutions. The reality is that margins that most ISVs offer to its channel partners do not carry the cost that channel partners take on to build its cloud practice. Channel partners are…

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