Take an in-depth look at Microsoft's plans for working with the IT Pro community in the upcoming efforts with Windows newest operating system. Stephen Rose, Senior Community Marketing Manager for Windows Client and former MVP, walks you through Springboard Series' current worldwide community program, Springboard Series Technical Expert Panel (STEP) and how he's been able to build and promote it across Microsoft to both help teach folks about Windows 7 and increase exposure for Springboard Series. Learn about best practices, resources and programs available to help IT pros like yourself build community and connect with Microsoft to strengthen your efforts and grow your reach. Want to build a strong IT Pro community? Springboard series can show you how partnering with existing Microsoft communities can instantly increase your outreach today.