Friday Five: Shout out to our female MVPs!


It takes a village: Change management with Office 365

Susan Hanley is an Office Servers and Services MVP specializing in the “people side” of SharePoint and collaboration solutions. Her areas of expertise include strategy, knowledge management, information architecture, user adoption, governance and business value metrics. She is the co-author of three popular SharePoint books: Essential SharePoint 2007, Essential SharePoint 2010, and Essential SharePoint 2013: Practical Guidance for Measurable Business Result. She also writes the Essential SharePoint blog for Network World.  

Follow her on Twitter @susanhanley


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Ransomware Prevention Kit updates

Amy Babinchak is the owner of three IT related businesses: Harbor Computer Services, Third Tier, and Sell My MSP, and has been working in small and medium business IT field for more than 20 years. All of the businesses are based in the USA, but Third Tier employees consultant and serve customers all over the world. Amy's a technical person with advanced skills in networking design, management and implementation. She values technology for what it does for people and the success it brings to business.

Follow her on Twitter @ababinchak



9 tips to design presentations for webinars

Ellen Finkelstein is one of only 14 PowerPoint MVPs in the United States. Her well-known website offers many PowerPoint tips, and also features a PowerPoint Tips Newsletter. She specializes in training speakers and presenters in how to convert Death by PowerPoint to Life by PowerPoint; how to communicate clearly and powerfully; and how to design high-impact, persuasive and professional-looking slides.

Follow her on Twitter @EFinkelstein




Creating Gigantic PowerPoint Decks: Conversation with Chantal Bossé

Chantal Bossé got hooked on PowerPoint while doing instructional design in the mid-90s. Convinced there was a better way to present, she started CHABOS in 2004 and became a presentations and visual communications expert. She helps entrepreneurs, speakers, and trainers improve their presentations' impact by having a clear message, great visuals, and a memorable delivery in French or English. Chantal has been a speaker at various business events and international webinars. She is also a presentation coach for the TEDxQuebec event.

Follow her on Twitter @CHABOS


donna-edwardsTechNet Community Additions

Donna Edwards is a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP).  She has been working with the Dynamics CRM application since with version 1.2.  She partners with all levels of an organization to develop, deliver and support flexible, scalable solutions that simultaneously address short-term business requirements and long-term strategic growth objectives.

Her skill-set includes: pre-sales support, solution design/architecture, functional consulting, requirements definition & analysis, business process engineering, process improvement and automation, end user adoption, system administrator and end user training, support, and ISV solutions.

Follow her on Twitter @edwardsdna