It’s been a busy month for Microsoft. Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, Surface, the recent BUILD conference and just when you thought Microsoft might take a breather, it’s time for the SharePoint 2012 Conference in Las Vegas. MVPs rank among attendees and speakers at this year’s conference which highlights a variety of Microsoft technologies including SharePoint 2013, Office 365 and Visual Studio 2012. Developers and IT professionals from around the world watched yesterday’s keynote address, which you can watch online.
MVPs (pictured above) chat between sessions
Here’s what SharePoint Server MVP Stephen Cawood had to say about the conference’s first day:
"I was wondering about the strong Yammer content at this show (including the keynote), but now it makes sense to me. Microsoft is working hard on the SharePoint/Yammer integration, so waiting for the next SharePoint conference would be too long. During the keynote, they showed the current integration, talked about the future and demo’d a Windows 8 app for Yammer. Also, they announced that Yammer will be free with SharePoint online (inc. features you'd have to pay for in the paid Yammer subscription today). I was impressed with the customer video. It featured a Nationwide SharePoint “Spot” solution that uses Yammer today. It looked Impressive." To read more, click here