Check out this week’s top reads, it’s the Friday Five!

SQL Server Replication – Of The Duplication Kind Warwick Rudd is a Data Platform MVP, Microsoft Certified Master – SQL Server 2008, Founder and Principal Consultant at SQL Master Consulting. With over 15 years of experience beginning with the release of SQL Server 6.5, he has worked in both Australia and England from small start-ups to Multi-National…


Sit Back, Relax, it’s The Friday Five!

Using Excel and Visio to Create Data-Driven Process Mapping Flowcharts Elaiza Benitez is a MVP in Business Applications and works for Barhead Solutions as a Dynamics 365 consultant in Melbourne, Australia. Elaiza began working with Dynamics CRM version 4 in 2009 Elaiza and has loved it ever since. In her spare time she likes to make…


Friday Five: Azure Functions, Microservices and More!

Speech to Text in an Azure Function Henk Boelman works as a Cloud Solutions Architect in the Netherlands. He started out as a software developer in the late ’90s and later moved on to the role of architect. He now guides organizations in their cloud adventure, with a strong focus on cloud native software development. During these years,…


Check Out This Book On Remote Desktop Services, And More On The Friday Five

Working with Local and UTC Dates and Times in PowerApps Todd Baginski  is a Partner and the CTO at Canviz, where he leads technical teams on projects that use SharePoint, Office 365, Azure, iOS, Android, and numerous other technologies to create cutting edge applications and line of business systems.  He is a husband, dad, and foster parent…


Around The World With MVPs: The Amsterdam Excel Summit Wraps Up Its Fourth Installment

The Amsterdam Excel Summit presented its fourth installment on April 18th and 19th. And as anticipated, the 2017 summit was another great success! Organized by Excel MVPs Jan Karel Pieterse and Tony de Jonker, the Amsterdam Excel Summit featured eight one-of-a-kind parallel sessions packed into two tracks. Throughout the two-day event, participants got to engage with 12…


PowerPoint and Excel: Perfect Partners for Communicating Your Data’s Story

Editor’s note: The following post was written by PowerPoint MVP Glenna Shaw as part of our Technical Tuesday series. I’m a huge fan of the Hierarchy of Knowledge theory which is also known as the DIKW pyramid. Basically, it says there are four steps to transform data to wisdom. Gather the data Organize into information…


Top 5 MVP Monday Blogs of 2014

  1. Calendar Federation with an Exchange Hybrid    Office 365 MVP Loryan Strant and Exchange Server MVP Michael Van Horenbeeck In this blog post Exchange Server MVP Michael Van Horenbeeck and Office 365 MVP Loryan Strant will attempt to bridge the divide between the on-premises world and the cloud – and why sometimes it doesn’t always work as we…


PowerPoint and Excel: Perfect Partners for Dynamic Tables and Dashboards

Editor’s note: The following post was written by PowerPoint MVP Glenna Shaw PowerPoint and Excel: Perfect Partners for Dynamic Tables and Dashboards PowerPoint 2010 and PowerPoint 2013 introduced improvements to a lot of features, but sadly PowerPoint Tables was not one of them (and I can say the same for Word Tables). In both apps, pretty…


Friday Five – February 28, 2014

1. Microsoft DirectAccess Client Troubleshooting Tool By Enterprise Security MVP Richard Hicks   2. Changing the Namespace With Entity Framework 6.0 Code First Databases By ASP.NET MVP James Chambers 3. The Mathematical Reason you Can Never Divide by Zero By Excel MVP Michael Alexander 4. Integrate Cloud Services with Your Existing Telerik tools By ASP.NET/IIS MVP Jeffrey Fritz 5. Scaling out…


Friday Five – February 7, 2014

1. Avoid strange characters when sending mail through Exchange or Office 365 By Macintosh MVP William Smith 2. Create Before/After Query Update Events By Excel MVP Zack Barresse 3. Explorer-Type Dialogs in Excel 2013 for Open or Save As By Excel MVP Chris Smith  4. OneNote and SharePoint – Better Together! By OneNote MVP Ben Schorr 5. Work faster in…