May 17 2017

IT/Dev Connections 2017 Sessions Catalog Nearing Completion

The IT/Dev Connections 2017 sessions catalog is filling up quickly. As our speakers send back their acceptance contracts, their session details pass through an edit are then published for public review. The catalog is still not yet 100% complete – but there’s some fantastic information out there now that should give you a good idea … Continued

May 10 2017

IT/Dev Connections 2017 Speakers and Sessions Starting to Come Online

Last week we sent the acceptance emails to our IT/Dev Connections 2017 speakers and as they send in their acceptance contracts we are quickly reviewing abstracts and titles and then making everything public. This usually takes a bit of time for a number of reasons, but you can check even today to see that the … Continued

May 01 2017

IT/Dev Connections 2017 Welcomes Priasoft as a Gold Plus Sponsor

Priasoft offers world class Exchange migration services. The company’s tools have supplied many organizations with successful migration capabilities from Exchange 5.5 all the way up to today’s Exchange 2016 and Office 365 migrations. We’re proud to announce that Priasoft is now officially a Gold sponsor of IT/Dev Connections 2017. And, Priasoft isn’t just coming in … Continued

Apr 18 2017

More Personable Events are Back on the Upswing

You may have heard over the past couple days, but Intel is cancelling its large developer conference. The reason? The bottom line is that Intel is being smart. Intel has figured out what we’ve been professing for a few years and that is that these large, oversold vendor conferences are dying on the vine and … Continued

Apr 06 2017

IT/Dev Connections 2017 Welcomes Adaptiva as a Gold Sponsor!

What a wonderful surprise! Adaptiva has long been a strong supporter of this community in many, many ways. A lot of you may know Adaptiva already – they are the company that always gives away Harley Davidson motorcycles at places like the original MMS, TechEd, Ignite, and other big conferences. I can’t promise they’ll do … Continued

Mar 29 2017

Is There Enough Business Value in Windows 10 Creators Update?

Microsoft will be making its next big Windows 10 update (called Creators Update) available to the public on April 11, 2017. To us, the timing of this update is important. Many businesses won’t be done testing and ready to deploy this upgrade until later this year, which falls perfectly in line with IT/Dev Connections 2017. … Continued

Mar 13 2017

Welcoming the IT/Dev Connections 2017 Steering Committee to Town

IT/Dev Connections is a conference that is built for the community – by the community. And, when I say that I mean it. Over the next couple days I get to sit down with our IT/Dev Connections Steering Committee for food, fun, and meetings. We’ll be talking about things to work on for this year’s … Continued

Mar 10 2017

Replay: Visual Studio 2017 Launch – Getting Started with DocumentDB & Demos with .NET & Node.js

Our IT/Dev Connections 2017 Development and DevOps track chair, Chander Dhall, recently participated in Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2017 launch event. Chander was asked to deliver a session for the launch called “Getting started with DocumentDB, plus demos with .NET & Node.js” This is an extreme honor for Chander, but not really a surprise. Chander’s conferences and … Continued

Mar 08 2017

Watch ITDC Track Chair, Chander Dhall, at the Visual Studio 2017 Launch

We’re happy to announce that our Track Chair for Development and DevOps this year, Chander Dhall, will be delivering a session at the Visual Studio 2017 launch today! Chander is a pure expert in development and his classes are legendary. Watch today as he talks about “Getting started with DocumentDB, plus demos with .NET & … Continued