Launching Windows 8 in Halton!

I expect that by now you will know that next month (October 26th) Microsoft is making Windows 8 available to the general public (GA).  This is very exciting for us in the Microsoft ecosphere. In November, 2009 Cameron McKay and I hosted a Windows 7 Launch Event in Oakville, and it was a resounding success... Continue Reading →

Windows 8 – Coming soon to a screen near you!

It was nice to be in the room for a change. For nearly two years now I have been counting down the #EndOfDaysXP on my Twitter feed (@MGarvis) and encouraging users and corporations to migrate to Windows 7. Since the Developer Preview for Windows 8 was released in November of last year I have been... Continue Reading →

Year 6

This was probably the first year that I did not even realize it was time.  When I woke up this morning I checked my Twitter feed, and saw a tweet from someone about today being the award day for the Microsoft MVP program.  Had my 21 month old son not come in looking for Daddy,... Continue Reading →

The Wonder that is TechEd

The quiet of the Exhibitor Hall is disturbed by the sounds of preparation.  To my left there is a crew frantically working to fix something with a carpet.  There is some hammering, more yammering, and the sounds of carpet tape being unfurled. To my right there are two security agents talking, but they are too... Continue Reading →

Get on the Bus!

For the third year in a row the Springboard Bus Tour will hit the road leading up to TechEd.  If you have never met the bus you are missing out, because it delivers expert advice, great learning, and huge career benefits to IT Pros.  It delivers answers to questions you may have been having about... Continue Reading →

The Student Has Become The Master!

Monday evening I attended the monthly user group meeting of the Wellington Waterloo IT Pro User Group (http://www.wwitpro.com/) in Kitchener, Ontario.  The topic for the evening was called Windows 7 Deployment as presented by Sean Kearney (yes, THE Sean Kearney, a.k.a. The Energized Tech, a.k.a. (the former) Friday Funny Guy!) from SWMI Consulting Group and... Continue Reading →

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