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    The Springboard Series Tour made it’s 5th stop in Dallas, Texas. Despite high winds, torrential rain and hail, the IT pro community came out in droves to greet us. Folks came as far a Santa Fe and Austin in Texas and one intrepid attendee, drove all the way from Mississippi to attend. We capped of our...
  • Blog Post: The Get On The Bus Tour Comes To Philadelphia

    Yesterday, Microsoft’s Get On The Bus tour came to Philadelphia, PA. We got to see the sites, try some Cheesesteak sandwiches and meet with some amazing IT pros, We even got to meet the Mayor of Philadelphia, Michael Nutter. It was a great stop with many more to come. If you in DC, Charlotte, Richmond...
  • Blog Post: Get On The Bus Is Back In North America

    The Get On the Bus Tour is back home and we’re kicking off our new tour with a visit to Canada! Montreal marks our first location on a 10-city North American road show en route to TechEd in New Orleans, June 7. Come spend some time with us as we tour the East Coast for a deep dive into both Windows...
  • Blog Post: Greetings from Toronto, Canada!

    Yesterday we kicked off our third Springboard Series Tour in Toronto, Canada. We had a great group of IT pros show up to hear all the sessions on Windows slates and managing 3rd party consumer devices in the workplace, as well as Windows Intune, IE 9, Office 365, MDOP, Office 2010 and Windows deployment...
  • Blog Post: Get On The Bus in Washington DC

    The Bus Tour gets to our nations capitol in Washington DC for two days of presentations on Windows 7 , Office 2010 and MDOP . The crowd was great and the city is amazing. Check it out! For more on the Get On The Bus tour or to sign up for sessions in one of our remaining cities, check out the site here...
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    For the past few months, I have been traveling to many corners of the world visiting customers large and small.  Everywhere I went, IT pros gave me very positive reviews about their experience and satisfaction with Windows 7.  Many organizations are also evaluating optimized desktop technologies...
  • Blog Post: The Springboard Series Tour Visits Helsinki Finland

    Our first week on the tour ends in Helsinki Finland. We were warned that the IT pros in Finland were on the quiet side. Not true! These guys rocked. The audience laughed, cheered and had tons of great questions. Thanks to our great audience and sponsors in Helsinki. 3 cities down…three to go. Off to...
  • Blog Post: Get On The Bus visits Atlanta and TechEd 2010

    The Get On The Bus tour made it’s 10th and final stop in Atlanta.  We had people lining up for the sessions as early as 2:30 am, nearly 10 hours before registration opened!  We then drove 9 hours to New Orleans to the convention center where TechEd 2010 will be held this week. We had an amazing...
  • Blog Post: Have you reserved your seat for the Springboard Series Tour?

    The Springboard Series Tour is coming to towns across Canada and the US. Only a few seats remain in some cities. If you haven’t registered yet, here’s what you’re missing out on: Great sessions and demos on slate devices, Windows Intune, Office 365, MDOP 2011, planning and customizing...
  • Blog Post: The Springboard Series Tour visits Italy

    After spending 3 hours in a cab to get to the London airport (due to an overturned milk truck), dealing with missed flights and preparing for back to back events Wed and Thurs, we finally made it to Rome and it was well worth the wait. We arrived at 7pm and walked the streets till well past midnight...
  • Blog Post: The Springboard Series Tour - Free Microsoft Windows, Office and MDOP Deployment Workshops

    Amsterdam - 25 Oct | Stockholm – 27 Oct | Helsinki – 29 Oct | Reading – 1 Nov | Rome – 3 Nov | Vienna – 4 Nov The Microsoft Get On the Bus Tour is taking a winter hiatus to bring you a new tour – the Springboard Series Tour: Microsoft Windows, Office and MDOP Deployment...
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    During the Get On The Bus Tour, I did a demo using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 where I took a Windows XP machine with Office 2003 on it and migrated it to Windows 7 and Office 2010 in under 40 minutes. I have received several emails with questions on this presentation, so here are the answers...
  • Blog Post: New Videos and Demos on Volume Activation for Windows 7

    If you are planning a pilot or full deployment of Windows 7, with or without Office 2010, we have a new series of videos and demos to help you understand and implement volume activation. Volume activation is required for volume license editions of Windows 7 and Office 2010, and should be integrated in...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Is Heading To Europe…Will You Be There?

    We have less than three weeks till we kick off our next European tour! Be aware, seating is limited, so if you have not registered, you will want to do so soon before all the remaining spots are taken. What can you expect at our five-hour free Tour Workshops? Learn about Office 2010 key IT investments...
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    Stop number two of the Springboard Series Tour took us to Detroit, Michigan. As has been the standard on this tour, tons of great folks with  lots of questions around Windows, Office, and MDOP showed up to see us present and were not disappointed. Check out the video and come join us in Indianapolis...
  • Blog Post: The Get On The Bus tour is coming and we’re bringing some free SWAG!

    We are giving away 50 copies of Windows 7 Ultimate for the first 50 Get On the Bus event attendees through the door at EVERY STOP! Don’t miss your chance to win a copy of Microsoft’s newest software offering plus some chances at some other great swag so hurry and register today at www.thebustour.com...
  • Blog Post: Springboard Series Tour Decks

    Thanks again to all of you who attended our Springboard Series Tour events. Many of you asked for the decks we used on the tour so you could go back through the information at your own pace. Here are all the decks we presented. If you have any questions on any of these decks or the tour content, feel...
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    This weeks post is the part two to the Your Building a LiteTouch Bootable USB Image Questions Answered! post from 6/21. Big thanks to Jeremy Chapman from the Windows Product Team and Brian Shiers from the Microsoft Office team for the assist. Over the last couple of weeks at TechEd and from folks...
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    The 4th stop on the Springboard Series brought us to Indianapolis, Indiana, home to the 2012 Superbowl, as well as the Colts, Pacers and of course, one of the most famous races in the world, The Indianapolis 500 celebrating it’s 100th anniversary this year. Check out todays video to see what...
  • Blog Post: The Springboard Series Tour is Back!

    The upcoming tour will kick off May 2, 2011. In two weeks, we will announce what cities we will be visiting. In the meantime, bookmark The Springboard Series Tour site and make sure to follow us on Twitter @ springboardtour to learn more!
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    Our third stop on the Get On The Bus Tour was New York City. With over 450 people registered, it was largest attended event to date. Check out what the people had to say about the tour, Windows 7, IT pro Certification, Office 2010, Virtualization and get a sneak peek inside the Get On The Bus tour bus...
  • Blog Post: Chicago Is My Kind Of Town

    Our third stop on the Springboard Series Tour took us to the city of big shoulders, Chicago, Illinois. I love Chicago. It’s an amazing city filled with great food, one of a kind architecture and of course, great IT pros. Check out the video see see the great time we had! Next stop, the home of the Indy...
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