Around The World With MVPs: UK Power BI Summit

Last week’s Diversity and Inclusion blog series announcement outlined that as technical leaders, MVPs can play a significant role in pushing for a more inclusive culture within our program. This means featuring technical experts with different perspectives, and making sure everyone feels accepted as part of the tech community. Data Platform MVP Jen Stirrup is doing…


Secure an Asp.Net MVC multi-tenant Power BI Embedded hosted in an Azure Web App

Editor’s note: The following post was written by  Microsoft Azure MVP Frank Boucher as part of our Technical Tuesday series. James Chambers of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical editor for this piece.  Power BI gives us the possibility to create amazing reports. Even if it’s great to be able to share those reports…


MVP Reconnect: Here’s How The Program Is Moving Forward

MVP Reconnect – Microsoft’s program to bring together former MVPs – has been up and running since November, and so much has happened since then! With more exclusive events, a new technical call series, and MVP Reconnect profiles – just to name a few things – everyone at the program has been busy working to…


Around the World With MVPs: Mumbai

‘Digital transformation. It’s real. It’s now.’ More than a dozen MVPs attended India’s largest Digital Transformation event at the end of February, and had the chance to delve into the future of the industry through some great technical and business sessions! Future Decoded – which took place in Mumbai and saw 700 attendees – focused…


The Diversity And Inclusion Blog Series: Our First Thoughts

This post was written by Microsoft Global Manager Karen Juhl and Microsoft Community Program Manager Betsy Weber. Photo by MVP Karen Lopez.  Diversity + Inclusion = Success   We believe this same equation is applicable to our MVP community, as well to technical communities worldwide. Diversity is defined as the condition of having or being composed…


Secure Provisioning of IoT device using Azure IoT Hub device SDK

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Alon Fliess as part of our Technical Tuesday series, with support from MVP Award Blog Technical Editor James Chambers. Introduction Security is a serious subject, especially when it comes to IoT systems and devices. There’s many critical systems that if malicious…


Happy March! It’s the Friday Five

Transactional Replication from Availability Groups to Azure SQL Database: Part 1 – Planning Jes Borland is a Senior SQL Engineer at Concurrency and a Microsoft Data Platform MVP based in Neenah, Wisconsin, USA. She holds an AAS – Programmer/Analyst degree and has worked with SQL Server as a developer, report writer, DBA, and consultant. She…


Introducing The MVP Award Blog Technical Committee!

The MVP Award Blog is pleased to announce the launch of its Technical Committee! While in the past we asked MVPs to elect their own technical editors, this often left them scrambling to find someone to revise their work. So from now on, this fine group of MVPs – the Technical Committee – will technically edit each…