New “Ask the Experts–Windows Server 2012” Presales Technical Webcasts

  Join the Microsoft Windows Server 2012 – Ask the Experts series to learn directly from the Microsoft technical consultant on how to leapfrog the competition with Windows Server 2012.   Starting in March, the list of webcast topics includes:   Technical Overview of Windows Server 2012 Small Business Server Transition to Windows Server 2012…


Profit from spending growth in the public sector

Thanks to ICT spending growth, public sector organisations are investing more in technology than ever before. So you can capitalise on these growth opportunities, we’ve upgraded the Partner Network Portal. It includes an overview of the opportunities for health, education and government, along with key solutions, case studies and marketing resources. See how you can…


Calumo Group on delivering successful Performance Management by Mike Heald

Calumo Group, one of the national sponsors of Microsoft Heroes Happen and Microsoft Partner of the Year, Data Management Solutions, Database Management 2007 have delivered BI and Performance Management solutions for over 12 years. I caught up with Bruce McCarthy, Calumo’s Business Development Director at Adelaide’s 2008 launch. “The most exciting reason for us to…


Digital Marketing – Creating Demand for Microsoft Partners (Feedback Required) by Mike Heald

Digital marketing is web related marketing including electronic direct mails, key word search etc  it’s a combination of pull / push marketing. If done properly you can reach your target market much quicker with bigger impact. I’m hoping you can provide me feedback on what ‘you’ think you need to be successful at creating a…


Readiness is a Key Element For Your ‘Demand Generation Efforts’ by Mike Heald

  I wanted to call out this great article about Server 2008 launch training initiatives in Australia. I say this in every presentation.. make sure you have a strong training plan and have capacity to deliver.  Hats off to Sharmilla Gosai our Partner Readiness Manager who is driving this initiative with our great Australian Partners!!…


Dimension Data ‘Windows Server 2008’ Focus Story in Australia Reseller News by Mike Heald

I’m conducting 7 Windows Server 2008 stories in Australia Reseller News over the next few weeks.  This is the first editorial focusing on the partnership between Dimension Data and La Trobe University..  the objective is to show how other Microsoft partners can benefit from Windows Server 2008 proof of concepts or deployments. Are you ready…


Managing Outlook 2007 Email Via Threaded Conversations by Mike Heald

I managed to figure out an optimal solution for managing the thousands of emails in my inbox, folders and sent email.  Some of you might think I’m crazy but basically you will need to make these fundamental changes: * No use of Folders – Including the Sent Email folder.  * Keep all your email in…

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