What I’m hoping to see at Ignite 2018

As Microsoft Ignite 2018 nears, I am busy preparing my schedule for the week.  Part of that preparation is planning for discussions I would like to have with product group members, MVPs, and other peers.  I also have some other things that I either think (hope) will happen, or at least want to hear more about.  Without further ado, here are 5 things I’m either hoping for or looking forward to at Ignite this year: Continue reading

Preparing for Microsoft Ignite 2018

Microsoft Ignite 2018 is less than 30 days away!  Attending a conference the size of Ignite is more than just showing up and picking from a few sessions each day.  You need a game plan to make the most of the week so here are my pointers on what you should be doing NOW to prepare. Continue reading

MSIgnite Reaction: The Future of Skype and Teams

Now that Microsoft Ignite has come and gone, I have had time to digest some of the news from the week and want to share some thoughts…specifically about Skype and Teams for now.  Ignite 2017 overall was the best/most productive Microsoft conference I have attended.  The logistics of a conference this size have to be crazy – 30,000 people, 1600+ sessions, vendors, food, celebrations, etc.  Kudos to everyone involved.

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Ignite 2017 Day 1 Recap

The first day of Microsoft Ignite brought a staggering amount of announcements, most of which I have yet to read about in detail.  With the number of product groups represented at the conference, I am sure there are still some that I haven’t heard about.  In all of the sessions I attended today, I saw Microsoft’s mission throughout.  It is clear that they are really focused on ensuring users have the tools they need to be productive.

Microsoft Mission: Empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

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