Tagged: Industry Events


Microsoft Dynamics Incubation Week in Reston, VA

  For those of you out in the blogsphere who is local to the Northern, VA area and has a startup business, or is contemplating building a new business around the delivery of business solutions, a co-worker of mine, Sanjay Jain, recently made an announcement of a great event, called the Dynamics CRM Incubation Week, that’s being held at the Microsoft Technology Center in Reston VA (my old stomping grounds) from 12/15/2008 to 12/19/2008.  The event will cover the...


PDC 2008 Architect’s Cut

Microsoft has recently revamped it’s customer facing Architecture Portal.  It now features a selection of sessions from PDC 2008 that are particularly appealing for the architect audience.  Sessions can be launched on demand in the same page, maximized to full screen and eventually downloaded.                   But wait, there’s more! The Patterns & Practics team has been releasing a lot of valuable material as of late, including new...


Microsoft Research Inspires. PDC Day #3 Recap

To read my PDC recaps from Days 1 & 2, click on the links below: Windows Azure Unveiled. PDC Day #1 Recap Windows 7 is Coming! PDC Day #2 Recap Rick Rashid, Senior VP of Microsoft Research gave the keynote today.  In his keynote, he proceeded to review the MSR organization and went down a lengthy resume of MSR accomplishments, areas of investigation and research, and strategic direction moving forward.  In his opening remarks Rashid briefly discussed...


Windows 7 is Coming. PDC Day #2 Recap

  To read my PDC Day 1 recap, click here. Ray Ozzie once again kicked off the keynotes for the day.  Today, the focus was on the client and the Live Services component of the Windows Azure platform.  In his opening remarks, Ozzie further solidified our story around the integration of the PC/Web/Phone and how our strategy will fundamentally change how we as consumers interact with these devices and that consumers demands for this type of...


Windows Azure Unveiled. PDC Day #1 Recap

A lot of exciting things came out of day #1 at the PDC.  I’m sure you’ve already started to see/hear about the great technology that we are unveiling.  During the keynote, I saw laptops being pulled out and I’m quite sure there are tons of blogging going on in the blogosphere Today, Ray Ozzie kicked off the 2008 PDC with a keynote that basically laid the foundation of our software plus services strategy and highlighted...

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