Launched: The U.S. Dev Partners Team Blog
The Official Blog of the Microsoft U.S. Partner Evangelism Team!
Here you will hear first-hand about key announcements, early adopter programs, national training programs, special offerings and guidance and direction on new or soon-to-be-released platform and developer technologies.
This site is for every member of the partner organization – business owners, sales and services, project managers, marketers, architects and developers. If you want to keep connected and up-to-date with Microsoft’s vision and strategy on its emerging developer and platform technology then subscribe to this feed today (RSS, Atom).
About Partner Evangelism
If this is the first time you’ve heard of Partner Evangelism, let us take a minute to bring you up to speed. A Partner Evangelist is a member of the Microsoft Developer and Platform Evangelism (DPE) Partner Team whose overall mission is to grow awareness and promote adoption of new and emerging developer related technologies. The Partner Evangelist Role is a business development and technical role focused on the Partner relationship, specifically those partners with a practice dedicated to building custom developed solutions (typically System Integrators).
Online Team Resources
As a team we try to go where our partners go to make the necessary connections to improve our overall communication strategy and feedback loop. For your convenience we’ve listed the 3 online channels that we, as a team, moderate and contribute to. Give them a look, and let us know if we are bringing value to you.
- Partner Huddle: http://www.partnerhuddle.net/
An exclusive social networking destination for application development partners
- MSDN East Coast News: http://apps.new.facebook.com/msdneastcoast/
Your 1-stop-shop for the latest east region evangelism news, media, and events
- Team Blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/usdevpartners/
The Partner Evangelism team blog is for sharing the latest on developer technologies, programs, offerings and announcements
There are 3 members of the U.S. Partner Evangelism team focused on the Custom Development Partner community. In addition to our team blog where we post information of a national scope, each of us maintains a personal blog that speaks to our local community of partners. If you want to get to know the Partner Evangelist in your area, consider subscribing to their blog today.
- East – John McClelland: http://blogs.msdn.com/johnm/
- Central – Brian Gorbett: http://briangorbett.com/
- West – Wes Yanaga: http://cdspartners.wordpress.com/