MEC 2014 has now come and gone, and it's been both an exciting and tiring week! There was always so much going on that it was a constant battle to decide what to go and see next. But that is a great dilemma to face. I will be spending a lot of time in the coming weeks looking at the recordings on the IamMEC.com site. Jon Orton just commented that the content will be release in the coming weeks for everyone.
MEC 2014 was held in the Austin Convention Center. It was great to get away from –5 oC in Toronto and go to + 20 oC in Austin. Maybe the snow will be gone by when I get back. Maybe….
MEC 2014 Keynote
The Keynote on Monday demonstrated the increased pace of innovation that the product group are looking to deliver. 2014 and beyond promise to bring lots of value to the service, which will then make its way to the on-premises builds.
In addition to this, there were two main thoughts that I had from watching the keynote. Every time someone came on stage they were “excited” to talk to us, “excited” to demo something or “excited” to talk about upcoming features. Maybe they need to use the shift + F7 feature in Word to find other synonyms….
The second was the video content produced for MEC. The Exchange Innovation Lab video featuring Greg “CAS” Taylor, and David “TAP” Espinoza was the funniest bit of the keynote. It may be a British thing, but I loved the deadpan delivery.