My Journey with the TEALS Program as a Microsoft MVP

Editor’s note: The following post was written by SharePoint MVP Chris Givens My Journey with the TEALS Program as a Microsoft MVP Earlier this year, our Community Program Mgr., Melissa Travers, sent out an email about a Microsoft program called TEALS to support this effort and recruit MVP volunteers. As a long time Microsoft Certified Trainer…


MVP Mentors Imagine Cup Team Estimeet to Big Win

34 teams from all over the world met in Seattle for the 2014 Imagine Cup World Finals.  These were the best of the best, selected from tens of thousands of students, and each of their projects were unique and impressive.  When it came to innovation, one team stood above the rest. “We’re feeling pretty unreal,…


Microsoft Student Partner Shares His MVP Mentoring Experience

The following article was written by Microsoft Student Partner Avirup Basu The Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award is Microsoft’s way of saying thank you to exceptional, independent community leaders who share their passion, technical expertise, and real-world knowledge of Microsoft products with others.   The Microsoft MVP Mentor Program matches these MVPs with students from…


Aligning Skills with Real World Business Benefits

Editor’s note: The following post was written by SharePoint MVP Steve Smith This article deals with the subject of ‘Aligning skills with real world business benefits’ and why continued investment in technology skillsets is even more important today than it ever was. We will be looking at the importance of practical training alongside real world…


Being a Mentor in the Imagine Cup

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Client Development MVP Bruno Sonnino Being a mentor in the Imagine Cup In July 2012, I’ve had the pleasure of mentoring Team Virtual Dreams, winner of the Windows 8 Metro Challenge and Azure Challenge on the Imagine Cup 2012, the Microsoft-sponsored technology world cup for students. As…