MVPs for Office and SharePoint 2010: New Features that Increase Productivity when building forms in InfoPath 2010

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post by MVP Clayton Cobb as part of the MVP Award Program Blog’s “MVPs for Office and SharePoint 2010″ series. Clayton Cobb is a SharePoint Architect and InfoPath MVP who has been involved in SharePoint and Office technology and development for more than 3 years and was awarded…


MVPs for Office and SharePoint 2010: Custom Shapes Made Easier with PowerPoint 2010

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post by MVP Julie Terberg as part of the MVP Award Program Blog’s “MVPs for Office and SharePoint 2010″ series. Julie Terberg has been designing unique presentations since 1985. As the owner of Terberg Design, she helps her clients communicate visually with an audience. Julie is honored to be a Microsoft…


A Discussion about Windows Azure and the Community

We sat down with Azure MVP Michael Wood and Microsoft Evangelist Brian Prince to discuss Windows Azure and the community. Michael talks about the speed of the cloud and what his experience with Windows Azure has been so far. Brian is a former MVP and they discuss the relationship that he has with the community, and how being…


MVP Award Program Interviews MVP Ginny Caughey on Windows Phone 7

Long-time and well-known MVP Ginny Caughey took a few moments recently to give us her thoughts about Windows Phone development and described her first WP7 development experience: “During my spare time, I wrote an application using free development tools and then published it to the marketplace. Tech Radar awarded me and highlighted my application as…


MVPs for Office and SharePoint 2010: Save as Picture Presentation

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post by MVP Echo Swinford as part of the MVP Award Program Blog’s “MVPs for Office and SharePoint 2010″ series. Echo Swinford is a self-employed PowerPoint trainer and consultant. She has been a PowerPoint MVP since 2000. Find more PowerPoint tips and tricks on her website: echosvoice.com. Some…


Tech-Ed Europe 2010

Tech-Ed Europe 2010 launched today in Berlin and MVPs have come from all over Europe to participate. Tech-Ed is entering its 18th year and is known for providing some of the most extensive training for Microsoft’s products and technologies. Attendees will receive deep technical content, hands-on learning experiences, and opportunities to connect with the industry and Microsoft…


MVPs Showcase Leadership at Tech*Days Taiwan

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post by Nestor Portillo, director of Community & Online Support at Microsoft. Nestor recently participated at Tech*Days Taiwan 2010. He writes about his experience there. This fall I participated in Tech*Days Taiwan 2010, and it was a great reminder of the vitality and commitment of the MVP community. The…


MVPs Discuss the MVP Award and PDC

Prior to PDC10, MVPs visited our Redmond campus for an MVP-only event. We were able to catch up with MVPs David Kelley, Nik Kalyani, Ginny Caughey, Robert Zelt, Peter Kellner, and Rob Gillen. We chatted with them about what the MVP Award means to them and about the importance of attending PDC.  The pre-PDC event featured…