#MVPbuzzChat with Thomas Stensitzki

Image result for Thomas StensitzkiIn Episode 25 of the #MVPbuzzChat interview series, I connected with fellow Office Servers & Services MVP Thomas Stensitzki (@stensitzki), Owner of Granikos in Hückelhoven, Germany, and an Office Servers & Services MVP. Concentrating primarily on the Exchange workload, his company does work across the other workloads, but concentrates on messaging and the Exchange platform. In fact, he was the creator of one of the last Exchange master classes — and while no longer

In this video, Thomas and I start things off talking about the vast number of updates happening within the scope of Office 365, and how the evolution of the platform — and its individual workloads, such as Exchange, SharePoint, Teams, etc — has driven massive change in how Microsoft communicates these changes to the community, and even how they organize events, such as Ignite and Build, which consolidated many of the individual product events. But in the bulk of our discussion, Thomas and I discuss adjusting to the rapid pace of innovation in the cloud, and the continued evolution of the IT Pro role, especially within the Microsoft ecosystem, which is a topic I’ve touched on throughout the years — and even presented on this topic at the first Ignite event, held in Chicago.

If you would like to connect with Thomas, you can find him on the Microsoft Tech Community, through his personal website and blog, his company website, through Twitter, Facebook, Xing and LinkedIn, as well as writing about PowerShell scripts for the community at http://scripts.granikos.eu

Christian Buckley

Christian is the Microsoft GTM Director for AvePoint Inc., and a Microsoft Regional Director and Office Apps & Services MVP. He runs the monthly #CollabTalk TweetJam, the #CollabTalk Podcast, and leads the weekly Microsoft 365 Community Office Hours live stream every Monday morning at 8am Pacific. He is based in Lehi, Utah (Silicon Slopes).