Episode 28 – Ignite Special: Azure Updates with Corey Sanders

In Episode 28, Scott and Ben sit down with Corey Sanders, Director of Azure Compute, to discuss the latest updates to the Azure platform announced at Microsoft Ignite. Topics include compute, networking, and security.

Episode 27 – Ignite Special: Holistic SharePoint with Dan Holme

In this episode, we had the opportunity to sit down with Microsoft’s own Dan Holme and talk to him about the SharePoint ecosystem, where it’s been, and where it is now.  We also jump into some of the new announcements from Microsoft Ignite and how they continue to move SharePoint forward as the hub of collaborative services in Office 365.

About Dan Holme

With a career spanning more than 20 years, Dan Holme, Director of Product Marketing (SharePoint), a native of Colorado and graduate of Yale, earned a reputation as one of the world’s most respected consultants, authors, thought leaders, and experts on Microsoft technologies. In April of 2016, Dan joined Microsoft as the Director of Product Marketing.

New to Seattle after ten years on Maui, Hawaii, Dan is passionate about nature, the performing arts, and the Olympic Games. Dan has served as the Microsoft Technologies Consultant for NBC Sports for the broadcast of the Olympics in Rio, Sochi, London, Vancouver, Beijing, and Torino.

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Episode 26 – Ignite Special: SharePoint Compliance with Anthony Woodward

In Episode 26, Ben has a chat with Anthony Woodward, the CTO of RecordPoint, where they discuss records management and compliance in SharePoint.

About Anthony Woodward

Anthony Woodward is the CTO of RecordPoint. As one of the original founders, Anthony has a vast amount of experience in the ECM features of SharePoint and the Microsoft stack. He has worked with hundreds of organizations around the world delivering compliant records management solutions. Anthony is originally from Australia but is now based in Seattle overseeing global operations and product strategy & support.

About RecordPoint

Reducing complexity, standardizing the underlying technology platform and reducing the total cost of ownership are all key goals for organizations. RecordPoint supports these goals as it is entirely built into the Microsoft platform and leverages your existing investments in SharePoint or Office 365.RecordPoint together with SharePoint is the complete solution for information management and governance. Available for both on-premises and in the cloud, RecordPoint for SharePoint offers a globally standard compliant, rules-based records management solution that solves the complexity of record management for SharePoint and Office 365.

Episode 25 – Ignite Special: Data Platform with JG Chirapurath

In episode 25, Scott sits down with John “JG” Chirapurath, General Manager of Microsoft’s data platform business to chat about how customers can approach Microsoft’s data platform offerings in Azure and enable new workloads in the cloud.

Episode 24 – Ignite Special: The Keynote Overview

Scott and I do something different.  On our drive down to Microsoft Ignite, we record our take on the announcements coming out of the keynote at Microsoft Ignite.  We give our thoughts on the announcements based on our knowledge of the topics the day before the keynote.  We’ll talk about Microsoft 365, Bing, LinkedIn, Dynamics, Skype for Businesss, Microsoft Teams as well as Scott trying to kick me out of the car.

We’ll be releasing a bunch of these short episodes during the week, hopefully at least one a day as well as tweeting from the conference.

Also, don’t forget our live show on Thursday, September 28 from 1pm – 2pm ET.  If your at Ignite come by and watch in person, if you’re not, catch us live on YouTube here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1toevFcS5o