The MVP Show in Norway: An Interview With MVP Iris Classon

On the MVP Show, Senior Technical Evangelist Seth Juarez travels the world to meet MVPs on the frontline of innovation. And we’re excited to announce today the MVP Show has released its fifth episode – this time, we’re headed to Stavanger, Norway!   Seth meets with Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Iris Classon on today’s episode. She’s a software developer and…


Building Immersive Apps Using The Mixed Reality Toolkit

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Windows Development MVP Senthamil Selvan as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Danae Aguilar of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical reviewer for this piece. With the release of the Fall Creator Update (FCU) for Windows 10, Microsoft is entering into the Mixed Reality market. In this…


Delve Into ‘Project Honolulu’ For Windows Server, And More On The Friday Five

Microsoft Teams Announces External Access, With Caveats Sonia Cuff has over 20 years experience in IT as a systems administrator and architect.  She started out in banking and government/defense with Microsoft and IBM software platforms. After supporting Small & Medium Businesses as a Managed Service Provider,Sonia now acts as a consulting virtual CIO with her…


PowerPoint 2016 and Excel 2016: Perfect Partners for Visualizing Time

Editor’s note: The following post was written by PowerPoint MVP Glenna Shaw as part of our Technical Tuesday series.  When PowerPoint Designer’s new timeline feature was released I loved it. But I also thought, “What if you’re using a custom theme or running an earlier version of PowerPoint?” In this, I was inspired to see what you could…


Friday Five: DevOps, Mixed Reality, NodeServices And More

Ignite 2017: Innovations & Inspiration Becky Benishek is a second-year Microsoft Office Servers & Services MVP in the United States. At the Crisis Prevention Institute, she drives engagement on two Yammer External Networks that provide professional learning opportunities to customers. She’s also a children’s book author, builds Lego structures, and has a working Commodore 64….


Q&A: Meet Asma Khalid, The First Female MVP In Pakistan

Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Asma Khalid holds a lot of great titles. She’s a technical evangelist, a blogger, a software engineer – and the first female MVP in Pakistan. Asma was award the MVP title in April 2017, and focuses her work on Human Computer Interaction (HCI) to improve user accessibility. We spoke…


Getting Productive With Microsoft Azure Cloud Shell

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP Timothy Warner as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Daron Yondem of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical reviewer for this piece. Under ordinary circumstances, in order to get command-line access to your Microsoft Azure subscriptions, you would need to perform one…


Check Out This Azure Cognitive Services Channel 9 Series, And More On The Friday Five

Channel 9 Series: Azure Cognitive Services Stéphane Eyskens is a senior technical architect in Office 365, Azure PaaS and SharePoint. He’s been a consultant for 17 years, and holds a master’s degree in ICT Sciences. During his studies, he about learnt NLP and NER techniques, hence the natural attraction for Azure Cognitive Services. In his…


Microsoft Teams: Creating The Dream Team

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Office Servers and Services MVP Eric Overfield  as part of our Technical Tuesday series.  Gettin’ good players is easy. Gettin’ ’em to play together is the hard part. – Casey Stengel We certainly have a dream team here at PixelMill, a California based digital agency specializing in bespoke Office…


Delve Into MVP Books, Podcasts And Lots More On This Week’s Friday Five

Podcast – Edtech And Social Emotional Learning With Michelle Zimmerman Michelle Zimmerman, PhD, is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert and Surface Expert. She has 17 years of experience in the classroom (PreK-10), 10 years implementing research into practice, and co-designing Renton Prep, selected as a Microsoft Showcase School. She briefed Satya Nadella and team. She…