Microsoft Partner Network UK Blog

Partner Skills Initiative

How to attract and retain talent with the Partner Skills Initiative By Liz Penning, UK Partner...

Author: P Costa Date: 03/15/2019

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day 8th March 2019 By Ella Cockerell, Independent Software Vendor Lead -...

Author: P Costa Date: 03/08/2019

Our Shared Opportunity

Joe Macri, Vice President, UK Commercial Partner at Microsoft, looks back at the recent Partner...

Author: P Costa Date: 02/14/2019

Seizing the AI opportunity today

Seizing the AI opportunity today By Joe Macri, VP of Commercial Partner, Microsoft UK Artificial...

Author: P Costa Date: 10/31/2018

Highlights from Inspire 2018: Invest in people and skills - our greatest assets

By Joe Macri, VP of Commercial Partner, Microsoft UK 'We are lucky to be in the tech industry',...

Author: P Costa Date: 08/14/2018

Propelling Smart Energy Forward with IoT Solutions

Written by Justin Slade Building, deploying, and implementing IoT solutions can take considerable...

Author: Sophie Ware Date: 07/23/2018

You’re going to need a bigger accounting software suite

Did you know? The world's longest goldfish measured a whopping 47.4cm from snout to tail. And it...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 06/26/2018

The customer won't listen: advice for modern marketers

In 1987, The Smiths released a compilation album, The World Won't Listen. The title was born from...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 06/19/2018

Kainos in the Spotlight: UK Country Partner of the Year 2018

It’s that time of year again - the Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards, where we showcase the...

Author: Sophie Ware Date: 06/19/2018

Don't Perspire at Inspire

By Sarah Croxford, Enterprise Channel Manager, Microsoft UK. I have been asked many a time by...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 06/14/2018

5 ways you can get more from the Microsoft Partner Network

This is one for your bookmarks. It can be tricky to know where to get started with the Microsoft...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 06/12/2018

2018 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards: Congratulations to our Winners and Finalists

Just over a month to go until Microsoft Inspire, and it’s expected to be our biggest and best one...

Author: Sophie Ware Date: 06/07/2018

Don't miss the obvious cloud back-up opportunity

At a border between countries, a customs officer stops a truck driver. She suspects he's smuggling...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 06/05/2018

Microsoft Future Decoded 2018

As Joe Macri (VP, One Commercial Partner UK) announced at Microsoft Partner Days, Microsoft Future...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 05/30/2018

The Cloud Dream: how to strike gold selling the cloud

In the gold rushes of the 19th century, everyone thought they could get rich quick. It was the...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 05/29/2018

Wish you were here? How to sell collaboration with scenarios

You might have seen it on TV. On Saturday mornings, tens of thousands of fans fill the arena. The...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 05/22/2018

Launching last month, the 2018 Microsoft Inspire Session Catalogue has over 100 sessions already...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 05/14/2018

Guiding your digital journey

Recent International Data Corporation (IDC) research predicts investment in digital transformation...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 05/10/2018

Microsoft Inspire & Microsoft Ready: What does this really mean for you?

If you've followed the Microsoft Inspire announcements so far this year, you will have seen a lot of...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 05/08/2018

Learning more about Microsoft Advanced Support for Partners

This is the final post in our four part blog series about Microsoft Partner Enablement and Support...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 05/03/2018

How to build a strong relationship in the modern workplace

It's migration season in the world of business. Customers are preparing to leave their existing IT...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 05/01/2018

Develop your technical capabilities

Welcome to part three in our blog series about Microsoft Partner Enablement and Support benefits...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 04/26/2018

Microsoft Partner Days: Modern Workplace, Devices and Business Applications

I am back at Twickenham again this morning for the last day of our Microsoft Partner Days event....

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 04/25/2018

Microsoft Partner Days: Data & AI and Applications & Infrastructure

Today marked the start of our third and final Microsoft Partner Days event for the year, with...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 04/24/2018

Accelerate your cloud business with the Cloud Enablement Desk

The Microsoft Cloud Enablement Desk (CED) provides a guided experience to help partners grow their...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 04/19/2018

Get to know your Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) enablement and support benefits

Microsoft is committed to helping you continue your growth momentum and provide the best service to...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 04/12/2018

That's not natural: taking the workplace back to its roots

The great linguist Steven Pinker has a theory about why talking about technology can get so...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 04/10/2018

Have you had THE security conversation yet?

Imagine getting to the end of a blog post, only to realise the writer doesn't know what they're...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 04/05/2018

Want to sell Azure but don't know where to start?

And don't forget - you can try one of our ready-to-go Azure campaigns here. They've got everything...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 03/29/2018

General Availability of Azure Database for PostgreSQL and Azure Database for MySQL

General Availability of Azure Database for PostgreSQL As announced on the 20th March, Azure Database...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 03/26/2018

Microsoft Inspire - What's the opportunity?

Pitched as Microsoft's partner event of the year, Microsoft Inspire brings value to thousands of...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 03/21/2018

Nominate now! Partner of the Year Awards 2018

Nominations for the Microsoft 2018 Partner of the Year awards are now open, and the nomination tool...

Author: Sophie Ware Date: 03/13/2018

In 1977, the two Voyager space probes were launched. One was sent towards Jupiter, and the other...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 03/12/2018

Helping you secure the next generation of Azure talent

There's no denying that the opportunity around digital transformation is huge; with the market...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 02/23/2018

UK Announcement: The Microsoft Partner Community

Here at Microsoft UK, we have been recently discussing that community matters, and the high...

Author: Sophie Ware Date: 02/23/2018

2018: Microsoft Inspire’s biggest year yet

Microsoft Inspire. It's the partner event of the year. And if you saw our blog post earlier this...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 02/20/2018

Six reasons you’ll love Citrix Cloud and Microsoft Azure

You know the feeling you get when you find a customer or partner you know you can do great things...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 02/14/2018

Microsoft Partner Days - what you may have missed

Today the UK Microsoft team were joined at Twickenham Stadium by roughly 300 partners in the second...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 02/06/2018

Partner Support Number Changes and Call Routing Guidance

Have a question about your MPN membership? Or looking for technical support and not sure where to...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 02/02/2018

Join us at Microsoft Inspire

The biggest event in the Microsoft partner calendar, Microsoft Inspire, is back. Taking place from...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 01/19/2018

The 4IR story goes deeper…Untapped potential

Your customers might not realise how much the cloud does for them. If they're sending emails from...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 01/18/2018

Everything revolves around data

The power of data is unescapable. As you saw in the last post, it can guide businesses towards what...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 01/11/2018

The 4IR story goes deeper... knowing the modern customer

Our last post talked about security - the foundation everything in your customers' businesses should...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 01/05/2018

Securing the modern workplace

"This is an era where every company is becoming a digital business." That's Jean Phillippe Courtois,...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 12/21/2017

Three key shifts in digital transformation

Digital transformation is a massive topic. And its importance feels impossible to escape. No wonder,...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 12/14/2017

Getting the most from the Microsoft Partner Network

Whether you're new to the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) or simply keen to explore your partnership...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 12/06/2017

Transforming infrastructure and apps in the next revolution

Previously, we've covered the modern workplace, business applications, and data & AI. In this...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 11/29/2017

How to improve your digital marketing

In our recent Modern Marketing blog series we spoke a lot about marketing transformation, and the...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 11/23/2017

The importance of data and AI in the 4th industrial revolution

So far in this series, we've covered both the modern workplace and business applications. This time...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 11/20/2017

Business applications in the new revolution

Want to be ready for the fourth industrial revolution? Technology alone isn't the answer. As we've...

Author: Katharine Bale Date: 11/07/2017

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