Windows Management User Group

MVP Program Makeover

By Marnix Wolf

Wow! Already for some time there were rumors about the MVP Program getting a big makeover. But until a few days ago, it was only a rumor.

Until the 1st of February that is! On that day I received an e-mail from the MVP Global Administrator informing me about the revamped MVP Program. And yes, the changes are HUGE.

The biggest changes in a nutshell:

No more new MVP (aka MVP Recognitions) on a quarterly basis, but on a MONTHLY basis instead; No more MVP renewal on a quarterly basis, but ONCE per year on July; MVP Summit is moved to the first quarter of every year instead of the last quarter; This year NO MVP Summit, first MVP Summit is planned for March 4th – 7th 2018; More learning possibilities for the MVPs, like (but not limited to) free access to a Xamarin University subscription, complete with over 80 live instructor-led and self-guided courses.

Since the current (or better, OLD) MVP Program has to be folded into the new format, 2017 will be the year of this transition.

As such all MVPs who got recognized OR …read more

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