Steve "Guggs" Guggenheimer's Blog

Microsoft’s MT-DNN Achieves Human Performance Estimate on General Language Understanding Evaluation (GLUE) Benchmark

Understanding natural language is one of the longest running goals of AI, which can trace back to...

Author: Guggs Date: 06/20/2019

Business Applications Sessions at Build 2019

Developers from all over will be coming to Seattle to learn more about the new tools and...

Author: Guggs Date: 05/02/2019

New Program for Business Applications ISVs

Note that this blog post was original posted...

Author: Guggs Date: 04/17/2019

Accelerating the ISV Opportunity

Microsoft has a rich history as a platform company that focuses on the creation of healthy...

Author: Guggs Date: 02/05/2019

LOB ISV Engagement for Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform

Note: this post was originally posted here. Throughout my career I have had the opportunity to work...

Author: Guggs Date: 01/08/2019

The AI Journey

Over the last year I have spent a significant amount of time with customers and partners discussing...

Author: Guggs Date: 11/01/2018

Microsoft Tops Four AI Leaderboards Simultaneously

Businesses are continuously trying to be more productive, while also better serving their customers...

Author: Guggs Date: 09/26/2018

AI and Digital Feedback Loops

I am here in sunny…aka “hot” Las Vegs for the 2018 Microsoft Inspire and Ready conferences. Despite...

Author: Guggs Date: 07/18/2018

Emerging AI Patterns

One of the top conversations that we have with businesses all over the world is how digital...

Author: Guggs Date: 05/24/2018

Microsoft’s Approach to AI

Although AI has been around for decades it is only recently that companies and organizations are...

Author: Guggs Date: 05/18/2018

AI and the New Generation of Software Building Blocks

Today at Build 2018 there was a lot of great energy around the work Microsoft is doing in the area...

Author: Guggs Date: 05/07/2018

Business AI Tops the SQuAD Leader Board

Machine Reading Comprehension (MRC) is a relatively new part of natural language processing (NLP)...

Author: Guggs Date: 10/02/2017

Introducing Dynamics 365 AI Solutions

"Solutions built from the ground up with AI and already serving over 650,000 sessions per week using...

Author: Guggs Date: 09/25/2017

de:code 2017 in Tokyo, Japan

One of the things that I enjoy about my job is the ability to talk to developers and ISVs from all...

Author: Guggs Date: 05/22/2017

Microsoft Build 2017: Redefining Business with AI and My New Role

Today at Build Microsoft Executive Vice President Harry Shum, who heads the AI & Research...

Author: Guggs Date: 05/10/2017

Continuing the evolution of the Microsoft MVP Award!

Back in October 2015, I announced the first step in a broad vision to transform the MVP Award...

Author: Guggs Date: 02/01/2017

Welcome to 2017

It is the start of the year and my team and I are traveling to CES today in Las Vegas. CES has...

Author: Guggs Date: 01/04/2017

Announcing The MVP Reconnect Program & The 2016 MVP Global Summit

Once again, it is the time of the year when we have the privilege to host thousands of passionate...

Author: Guggs Date: 11/03/2016

Microsoft NYC Reactor Opening

Microsoft on Wednesday celebrated the grand opening of its latest Microsoft Reactor, based in New...

Author: Guggs Date: 10/20/2016

Bentley’s Cloud Solution is Instrumental to Europe’s Largest Construction Project

London is a dynamic city with over two millennia of history which span several eras of buildings and...

Author: Guggs Date: 10/13/2016

Worldwide Partner Conference 2016 is Here

It is hard to believe that Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2016 has finally started. WPC is a...

Author: Guggs Date: 07/11/2016

Creating Better User Experiences with Microsoft Cognitive Services

Computer scientists have been captivated by the potential of artificial intelligence to create human...

Author: Guggs Date: 05/24/2016

Winners of Microsoft Office Hackathon breaking through old paradigms of Productivity

The developer community is always driving to solve today’s problems with creativity, and engaging...

Author: Guggs Date: 04/14/2016

Build 2016, Our Conversation with Developers

The world of technology has always been fast-moving, but in recent years the conversations we’ve...

Author: Guggs Date: 03/31/2016

Build starts tomorrow

We are only one day away from Build and I’m looking forward to continuing our conversation with...

Author: Guggs Date: 03/29/2016

Coding from the classroom to the Space Station

Introduction Most kids have a fascination with computers and space, but very few have the...

Author: Guggs Date: 03/25/2016

World’s Largest Arduino Maker Challenge

Makers have a passion for building things from things they just find interesting to solutions that...

Author: Guggs Date: 03/01/2016

Creating Award-Winning Music Apps with Windows 10

The 2016 Grammy Awards are next week, and while many are recognizing achievements in the music...

Author: Guggs Date: 02/08/2016

Build 2016 Registration Opens Jan. 19

Microsoft continues to focus on enabling developers to do amazing work as businesses and industries...

Author: Guggs Date: 01/13/2016

New Apps in Time for the Holidays 2015

This is a good time of year for new releases, (do you have your BB-8), and that momentum extends to...

Author: Guggs Date: 12/22/2015

The Official Wall Street Journal App for Windows 10 is Available Today

Today, Microsoft announced the availability of the official Wall Street Journal app for Windows 10....

Author: Guggs Date: 12/15/2015

Azure Helps Browser-based Startup Grow Exponentially and Affordably

Dealing with the challenges of scaling a small startup from 10,000 to 400,000 users is a great...

Author: Guggs Date: 12/14/2015

Inspire Students to Learn to Code with the Minecraft Hour of Code

This week is Computer Science Education Week, and it’s a great opportunity to tell you about...

Author: Guggs Date: 12/08/2015

Scaling Across Platforms and Devices with Microsoft Azure and Visual Studio

Last month, at the invitation of Sports Business Daily, I spoke to a crowd of influencers in the...

Author: Guggs Date: 12/02/2015

Extending Office everywhere

Today more than 1 billion people use Microsoft Office, spending on average 2-3 hours a day in Office...

Author: Guggs Date: 11/04/2015

Kicking off the 2015 MVP Global Summit

Today we open the doors to Microsoft’s 2015 MVP Global Summit, the largest technical community...

Author: Guggs Date: 11/02/2015

Transforming Sports with Technology

The world of sports is changing – not along the lines we are used to, like rule changes, or...

Author: Guggs Date: 10/28/2015

Moving into the next generation of the Microsoft MVP Award

For more than 20 years, MVPs have played a vital role in the advancement and adoption of our...

Author: Guggs Date: 10/07/2015

Dreamforce 2015: Strengthening the Microsoft and Salesforce Partnership

Salesforce and Microsoft have A LOT of mutual customers - millions of business users trust Microsoft...

Author: Guggs Date: 09/18/2015

We’re on the road to self-driving business applications

About a year ago, Unit4’s CEO, Jose Duarte first introduced me to the idea of self-driving ERP...

Author: Guggs Date: 09/09/2015

WPC: Disrupt or be Disrupted

Today, I’m at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference in Orlando, Florida. When it...

Author: Guggs Date: 07/15/2015

Less Than 2 Weeks to Worldwide Partner Conference

Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) is almost here and we have an exceptional partner experience...

Author: Guggs Date: 07/07/2015

Microsoft Teams with Top Global Accelerators and Incubators to Provide Startups with $120,000/Year of Free Azure Cloud Credits

Every startup is unique. Regardless of where they reside or what platform and tools they use, our...

Author: Guggs Date: 06/15/2015

Worldwide Partner Conference 2015 is just 7 Weeks Away

Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2015 is right around the corner and I’m looking forward to...

Author: Guggs Date: 05/26/2015

Build 2015 marks an important step in our journey with developers – and it’s just the beginning

Kicking off day 2 of BUILD today, I had the pleasure of building on the news and vision that Satya,...

Author: Guggs Date: 04/30/2015

Build is here!

There was definitely a lot to think about coming out of today’s keynote. From all of the great...

Author: Guggs Date: 04/29/2015

Build is almost here!

One more night… The Build Developer Conference returns tomorrow to San Francisco’s...

Author: Guggs Date: 04/28/2015

Startup success is (largely) about the team

Great startups require a great team - and so does partnering with startups As Microsoft’s...

Author: Guggs Date: 04/16/2015

Announcing the MVP Virtual Conference

The Power of Community: The MVP Virtual Conference I am pleased to announce that I will be Keynoting...

Author: Guggs Date: 04/02/2015

Born in the Cloud

Developers are discovering the benefits of open source software on Azure What’s in the cloud?...

Author: Guggs Date: 04/01/2015

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