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Despite sounding like a bad After-School special, come join Kyle, Brian and a very special guest for an entertaining and informative discussion where we can all learn:

  • Why we won’t have our one listener this episode
  • Tips on organizing course content from a seasoned pro
  • Why someone said “I’ve been teaching for 25 years, and I’ve never had a kid like Brian.”
  • Highlights from the recent Build and Google IO conferences

Join Brian, Kyle and James as they set the bar high for this episode: Enthralling

To chase that dream, our intrepid podcasters cover everything from cricket (the game, not the bug), the hockey blue halo, OneDrive as a productivity tool all the way to an in-depth discussion about cloud architecture exams.

Along the way you’ll discover

  • We know Gandalf, we’ve met Gandalf, and Brian is no Gandalf.
  • Brian learns about The Blob
  • James is eerily prescient about how long it will take him to get this episode posted
  • Why Kyle tries to avoid Brian
  • Chicago restaurant recommendations
  • And more!

 

Join Brian, Kyle and Wayne  for a rollicking romp through a range of topics including . . .
Zimmer frames, what are they?
Brian’s gadgets and gizmos
MVP Summit reviews
The quiet room
Conference Comparison
Wayne offends our British friends . . .
And confirms that he’s older than dirt

Check out Brian’s Gadgets and Gizmos session here:¬†https://collab365.community/gadgets-gizmos-designed-make-training-life-easier/

Live from a secret location, like the Chancellor Room at the Bellevue Embassy Suites Hotel, our intrepid crew are joined by MCTs from around the world for a live panel session.

This week you’ll hear them welcome some newly-minted MCTs to the fold, and then try to put them off the career path they just chose.

What's Your One ThingFind out:

  • What their “1 Thing” is to succeed as a trainer
  • How to handle the “Alpha Student” in the room
  • Favorite Trainer Tech and Tips
  • Why Glenn thinks we should welcome our Robot Overlords (AI)
  • The Future of Training
  • The Days We’d Rather Forget (aka What not to do)

(aka Brian is a Stand-Up Guy)

Brian and Kyle catch up with Wayne just after Christmas, and go over the pressing events of the day such as:

  • Brian’s new audio toys for his van down by the river
  • Keeping an eye out for Brian’s new album–Brian Reads the Blues
  • Headset Stories from the Frontlines
  • Standing v. Setting
  • Brian wants to show us his if we’ll show him our . . . . . projectors
  • Microsoft Courseware Trends
  • Spoiler-Free Movie Reviews
  • Why Do You Do What You Do, the Beginnings.
  • Something about Violet Crumble blah blah blah (we stopped paying attention at that part)

Recorded Live in a top secret location inside the Washington State Convention Center (Room 601)–Brian, Kyle, and Sound Guy James are joined by regular visitors Wayne and Glenn, as well occasional guests Mike, Neil, and Ed. (And yes I used a the Oxford comma. You got a problem with that? Huh? Do you?)

In this episode our merry band of MCTs cover:

  • Mac v PC-Is it something or is it nothing?
  • Are ITPros a dying breed?
  • Corkery hates cats and squirrels
  • Gadget time!
  • Why Glenn needs a mannequin’s hand
  • And why you should be care which way you put things in…


Music: “Our Town” by Macklemore

The entire team at Trainers Talking Tech on Tuesdays (ok, that’s only three of us, but still, it’s the thought that counts, right? Right?) would like to wish our listener (Hi Brian’s Mom!) Happy Holidays! As a special treat we’ve got an extra Christmas podcast for you.

Brian and Kyle talk about what tech gadgets they think will make good gifts and tell us what is on their list. As if they made it on the “Nice” list.

See you next year!

Credits: “Christmas at Ground Zero”, Weird Al Yankovic (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t039p6xqutU)

(aka The One Where Brian Opened the Door and James Went Through It)

Don’t miss the latest installment where:

Kyle makes up a word
Brian lets Skype for Business get the better of him
Video Cards and XBoxes and Notes, Oh My!
Brian introduces us to the world of jazz
Kyle and Brian practically dared me to do it . . .
Why Graph has nothing to do with Excel

Jazz Music: Cosmic Dust Blue by Himiko Kikuchi (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvoNHP5yIu4)

(aka Brian and Kyle show their age)

A wide-ranging, rollicking discussion that tramples through final Ignite thoughts, robots vs. cyborgs, Knight Rider, the demise of Windows phones; rumor, innuendo and leaks, Cortana digital assistants and more!

As an added bonus you’ll get to hear why someone needs to take a concrete pill . . .

As an added added bonus you won’t get to hear Kyle’s longest recorded “ummmmmm” (at nearly 2 seconds) because James the Sound Guy edited it out. You’re Welcome.

 

 

aka “The One where Brian is broadcasting from a van down by the river”

Join Brian and Kyle as they go over some of the latest announcements of interest from Ignite 2017.

  • Why Kyle is all about the OneDrive for Business
  • Kyle doesn’t know much about Skype for Business
  • Windows 10S Enterprise version, why you should care
  • Quantum Computing Language in Visual Studio
  • Office 2019 is coming (in 2018)!

All this and more!