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    Our final stop on the Springboard Series tour brought us to the heart of the Buckeye State, Columbus, Ohio. As it has been all tour, great folks, with great questions and tons of passion around hearing about all the tips, tricks and tools for managing their desktops and the folks who came out to the...
  • Blog Post: Cowboys, Barbecues And IT Pros

    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: 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: Springboard Series Tour and TechEd Resources

    Many of you had asked for me to post the links to the resources that we showed during our sessions on the Springboard Series Tour and at TechEd so I wanted to take a few minutes to fulfill that promise. The blog posts I referenced in my Alphabet Soup Deployment – Understanding MDT, WDS, MAP, ACT, SCCM...
  • Blog Post: The Springboard Series Final Stop… TechDays Chile

    Our final city stop was Santiago, Chile for TechDays. For those of you not familiar with TechDays, they are locally run events showcasing the best and brightest MVPs. Microsoft Employee and Evangelists and Developers sharing the knowledge and skill sets with local IT pros and developers. We had a amazing...
  • 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: Do You Know What You're Missing?

    Every month, nearly 1 million IT pros read the Springboard Series Insider Newsletter . If you not an insider, here’s what you have been missing: March 2011 Sneak Peek: Microsoft App-V SP1 and MED-V 2.0 from David Trupkin Windows 7 and Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager: Tips...
  • 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: Missed the Springboard Series Tour? Do you live in Southern California?

    Many of you have asked me when will the Springboard Series Tour finally come to the West Coast? Well, until we announce the next tour, how about if I come on out to Los Angeles and do the Windows migration tools and deployment session I did on the tour? On  Tuesday, July 12th at 6pm, I have agreed...
  • 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...
  • Blog Post: The Springboard Series Tour Visits Stockholm, Sweden

    Greetings from Stockholm, Sweden. We had an amazing time! We want to take a moment and thank our audience who had tons of great questios around Windows, Office and MDOP. To cap off our great day, we handed out copies of the Proof Of Concept kit USB to all our attendees so they can go home and reproduce...
  • Blog Post: 10 tips to help you kick the Windows XP habit?

    Many of you are looking to help your organization move from Windows XP to Windows 7.  As of today, April 21st, 2011 there is exactly 1082 days till Windows XP End Of Support. So how can Springboard help you to get off Windows XP and move to a modern OS? Here is 10 ways we can help? We dove deep...
  • 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...
  • Blog Post: Greetings from the Motor City

    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 Springboard Series Visits Lima, Peru

    Our second stop in South America was Lima, Peru. Day one we discussed the Proof Of Concept Jumpstart Kit with local companies currently testing their application compatibility and deployment strategies. Day two was a full day of presentations on embracing consumerization , leveraging free deployment...
  • 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...
  • Blog Post: The Springboard Series Tour Arrives in Brazil

    The first stop on the Springboard Series Tour was the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Sao Paulo is the 7th largest city in the world and filled with many IT pros. Myself and Elias Mereb, a MVP from Venezuela who is joining me for the tour, presented Windows Deployment, Windows Intune and Flexible Workstyle...
  • Blog Post: The Springboard Series Visits Argentina

    Our third stop on the tour takes us to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Here we presented Windows deployment techniques to over 100 decision makers, drove on the widest street in the world and of course, sampled the local delicacies. Our next and final stop is TechDays in Chile.
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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 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...
  • Blog Post: América del Sur, aquí vengo!

    Over the past few years I have been very fortunate to meet so many of you face to face during my travels with the Springboard Series Tours. I have spent time in Finland and Rome talking MDT, ACT and MAP, London and Barcelona discussing AppCompat, and even sharing with you twenty Windows tools you did...
  • Blog Post: Greeting from the United Kingdom

    Stop number four on the Springboard Series Tour took us just outside of London to Reading, UK. Over 200 IT pros showed up for a day full day of IT pro guidance around Windows, Office and MDOP as well as getting a chance to learn about certification from our friends at MCT Europe . Check out the great...
  • Blog Post: The Springboard Series Tour Comes To Amsterdam

    Greetings from Amsterdam! The Springboard Series tour kicked off yesterday to a packed house of IT pros yesterday. We spent the whole day talking about Windows7, Office 2010 and MDOP tips, tricks ,how-to’s around deployment, management, app compat and virtualization. Check out the video to hear what...