Technology Post Roundup–3rd Edition

In Canada, we’re fortunate to have many community experts and MVPs. Throughout the month, they write about and talk about some really cool things. Many of you have told us that you’d like it to be easier to discover them and what they’re writing about. The team and I will be curating top picks and…


Technology Post Roundup - 1st Edition

As you read in Paul’s blog post Why we love our MVPs, Microsoft MVPs write about and talk about some really cool things. Many of you have told us that you’d like it to be easier to discover MVPs and what they’re writing about. So, moving forward, I’ll be curating top picks and sharing them…


Canadian MVPs Contribute to Free Developer eBook

From the Microsoft MVP Award Program blog earlier this week: Canadian MVPs Contribute to Free Developer eBook! Nine MVPs recently contributed to the Developers, Developers, Developers, IT eBook. The eBook was created by Canadian MVP Derek Hatchard and Dirk Primbs. It contains 17 articles by developers for developers and is available as a free download…


So, You Want To Be A Microsoft MVP?

My name is Simran Chaudhry and I am the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Lead for Developer & IT Pro MVP’s in Canada. Along with Sasha Krsmanovic and Ljupco Grmaskoski, we run the Microsoft MVP Award Program in Canada. I thought it would be a good idea to let you know who MVP’s are, what…


Introducing Bing

You may have heard about Bing, a new search decision engine, that was recently released. Miguel Carrasco, a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) from Winnipeg, got early access to Bing and wrote up this post on Bing, what it is, how it is different and I hope you give it a try. As always we…


MVP Insider - Q & A with Erik Renaud

  Erik Renaud is an agile coach and co-founder of nVentive, a new concept where software development teams leverage coaching and guidance packages to build better software. His current mandates concentrate on large financial institutions creating new teams that directly support their primary activities. Erik has over 10 years of software development experience, coaching teams…


MVP Insider – Q & A with Oisin Grehan

His first foray into computers began at age ten with the eight-bit Amstrad CPC 464; twenty four years later, he’s still at it although we’ve gained a few bits in computer horsepower since then. His flirtation with internet technologies began in the mid-nineties, when he designed and built Ireland’s first large-scale e-Commerce system using Microsoft…


MVP Insider – Q & A with Donald Belcham

  Donald Belcham is a senior consultant at igloocoder.com Consulting Inc. who is based out of Edmonton, Alberta. His experience varies in industry from Agriculture and Forestry to Insurance and Government. Donald also speaks at a number of different varied sized conferences around the world. The specialty areas that Donald focuses on include agile practices…


MVP Insider - Q & A with David Woods

  David Woods is the President of Solidhouse, A software consulting and website hosting company in Edmonton, Alberta. Dave has been programming since he was a kid on his Apple II and currently works on developing enterprise applications. Dave has been a security enthusiast for many years. In former jobs he was responsible for the…


MVP Insider - Q & A with Miguel Carrasco

Miguel Carrasco is Vice President of Technology at Anvil Digital, a software development and marketing company in Winnipeg, Manitoba. With over 10 years experience in the IT industry, Miguel has been involved in over 100 real world projects ranging from software development, team leadership and organization, creative user experience design, and infrastructure projects. Miguel has…