Some Interesting Events this week


There are a couple of interesting events this week that you might enjoy. I know this is posted on a really short note and it might be over by the time you see this post, however if I download links to the presentations   I will update the post afterwards!

18 Dec

Save 50% – Best of Microsoft Press Ebook Deal of the Day 

Exploring Microsoft® SharePoint® 2013: New Features & Functions

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Microsoft® SharePoint® 2013 App Development

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Exam Ref 70-417: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server® 2012

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FREE Hands-on Training: Build Virtual Machines in the Cloud with Windows Azure

With Windows Azure, you can easily deploy and run Windows Server and Linux virtual machines on your own virtual network in the cloud. These capabilities can be really useful for several scenarios, such as: building virtual lab environments, piloting new software in the cloud, deploying hybrid IT applications that connect on-premises datacenter workloads with cloud-based VM’s … and MORE! 
With the FREE training event below, you’ll learn how to leverage these capabilities for your network environment …

19 Dec

Strategies to drive SharePoint adoption in Your organization

Knowing how to deploy and customize SharePoint is becoming more of a commodity. However, getting people to actually use the SharePoint platform successfully is a very different skillset. What’s the magic behind successful SharePoint adoption strategies? Are there specific approaches that work for all organizations horizontally?
More Info and registration :

EDIT:  It’s over, you can watch it online:

10 Best Productivity Features in SP2013 You Need to Know About 

Join SharePoint MVP and author, Christian Buckley as he walks through 10 features or solutions that are available out-of-the-box with SharePoint 2013, and which can instantly help your team to be more productive. Geared toward business users and new administrators who want to make the most of their SharePoint investments, the session will help attendees better understand their business requirements, and how SharePoint can meet these needs.
More Info: 

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20 Dec


SharePoint ShopTalk is a live, dynamic discussion held weekly amongst SharePoint Professionals. It is an excellent source for users who need to discuss challenges or are looking for answers to pressing contemporary SharePoint questions. All are welcome to take advantage of this forum that features leading experts in the field. Every Thursday: 12:30pm – 1:30pm EST

BA Insight Holiday Contest on Twitter (20-21 Dec)

At 1PM Eastern, @BAinsight  will ask a question about SharePoint 2013. You only have to give your opinion and you might win a StarBucks Gift Card

BA Insight ‏@BAinsight
Good morning! Today at 1pm E we will begin our holiday contest. All you have to do is offer your thoughts / opinions about SharePoint 2013.

More Info here:

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