Uploading and creating a Custom Azure VM from .VHD

Creating a Custom VM from an Uploaded .VHD Creating a VM from a predefined Image on the azure portal is easy, but when creating a custom VM from an uploaded .VHD is concerned, it can be tricky. This post will help in resolving the issues that are faced during the process. I am going to…

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Call for Microsoft Student Partner for Academic Year 2017 – 2018

This Ramadan, we’re back with the most anticipated news of the year; we’re hiring New Microsoft Student Partners (MSPs) for academic year 2017 – 2018 in Pakistan. However, this year under guidance of Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan, we’ve regulated the process of accepting applications only through the university focal persons (please find the…


Sneak Peak into Microsoft Imagine Cup National Finals Evaluations [Pictures]

We’re collaborating with Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan for hosting the grand Microsoft Imagine Cup 2017 National Finals Ceremony at HEC headquarters in Islamabad on Wednesday, 26th April 2017. Keeping in consideration the grand ceremony that is to take place, the result of the winning team from Pakistan will be announced during the ceremony….


The Karachi meetup for the 2017 Annual Global Azure Bootcamp

As part of our global evangelism initiative we are organizing Azure Boot Camp on Saturday 22nd April 2017 from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm in collaboration with TPS at https://goo.gl/maps/gkC79rESuAp (TPS Head Office Karachi), where trainers from Microsoft along with other community speakers will be delivering sessions on Azure and its services. The event has…


National Finals Evaluation Schedule for Microsoft Imagine Cup 2017 – Pakistan

As Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan has graciously accepted to host Microsoft Imagine Cup 2017 National Finals Evaluations, I’m delighted to share with you the schedule of evaluation per team. Please take note of following, The venue for 13th April is, M&E Hall, HEC Headquarters, Sector H-9, East Service Road, Islamabad The venue for…


Attention Imagine Cup 2017 National Finals Qualifying Teams from Pakistan: Please Validate Your Team Members

The table below summarizes the team members that are logged in our backend system against each team. Please click on your team link and ensure that, a-       All of your team members are listed on your team page. b-      There are no pending invitations for any team member. c-       Your team page and the table…


Microsoft Imagine Cup 2017 – Pakistan Regional Finals Results

To provide proper context to our readers, on 4th & 5th April, we held Microsoft Imagine Cup 2017 Regional Finals in Lahore, Karachi, Quetta & Peshawar with consent of Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan. A panel of skilled judges from academia and industry spent days in evaluating more than 130 competing teams from all-across…


Introducing AI

Artificial Intelligence is revolutionizing and disrupting how business is done and the implications will create significant challenges and opportunities for you and your business. I want to share with you a new series of videos that is aimed at explaining some of the key technologies that make up the field of Artificial Intelligence, the series…


Regional Finals Schedule for Microsoft Imagine Cup 2017 – Pakistan

  I’m excited to announce Microsoft Imagine Cup 2017 Regional Finals Evaluations plan in close collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan, for teams competing from Pakistan. Keeping in consideration the demographics of Pakistan, the Regional Finals will be held in Lahore, Karachi, Quetta & Peshawar respectively. In each region, a panel of up to…


Imagine Cup 2017 – Attention Pakistan Teams for Missing Contact Information or Incomplete Deliverables

The table below lists Microsoft Imagine Cup 2017 competing teams from Pakistan that have either missing Information (university, city, contact, etc.) or they’ve not submitted all deliverables properly for Regional Finals evaluations. The teams are advised to take an immediate action as they still have more than 30 hours to deliverables submission closing. Action for Teams…