Architecture Resources on MSDN

Check out these articles and case studies on the MSDN Architecture Site: SOA in the Real World: Commonwealth Bank of Australia CommSee is a simply amazing application written by the team at CBA.  This application is visually stunning, architecturally interesting and on top of that it has delivered solid business value to the bank stakeholders, users…


Team System User Group in Boston

There’s a new user group in town! The Visual Studio Team System Public User Group (TeamSysPUG) for the Boston area is having the first monthly meeting. To learn more check out Michael Ruminer’s blog: The TeamSysPUG web site is -bob


Chris Bowen joins Microsoft

I am extremely excited that Chris Bowen is officially on board at Microsoft and that I have the pleasure to be working with him on a day to day basis. Chris will be taking over for Thom Robbins as the Developer Evangelist covering the Northeast. Thom has relocated to Redmond and is now the Director of…


breakfast event at the office/vista launch in Boston

I will be hosting a breakfast event at the upcoming Office/Vista Launch Event at the Boston Convention Center on Wednesday, January 24th, 2007. Please join me and the other members of the D&PE team here in the northeast for a hot breakfast and preferred seating at the launch event.  You must register for both the event and…


arccast – why user Experience matters

In my upcoming arcCast scheduled for November 28th at 9am, 12 noon and 4pm, I am going to be discussing the convergence of Desktop and Web technology stacks and User Experiences. In order to frame this discussion I will put forth a simple framework for describing user experience. Using that framework, I will look at…


Visual Studio DbPro Launch event in New England

Keeping competitive means leveraging your data to provide your people with the tools they need to drive sales, efficiencies, and customer satisfaction. Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals delivers a market-shifting database development product designed to manage database change, improve software quality through database testing, and bring the benefits of Visual Studio Team…


Desktop/Web Convergence and uSer Experience

Chad Brooks, architect evangelist in the Southeast, has created a 10 minute video introduction to our upcoming arcStream events so that you can learn what this series is all about. -bob


arcstream announcement – Desktop/Web Convergence and User Experience

  Desktop/Web Convergence and User Experience The next arcCouncil meeting is just around the corner. Please join us on December 11th at the local Microsoft office for presentations and discussion on the topic of Desktop/Web Convergence and User Experience.  Scott Jamison will be on-hand to discuss Composite Application Architectures Using 2007 Office System and noted…


arcStream site…now with rss!!!

The web site has been updated with an RSS feed so that you can subscribe to our event schedule. You can find the link in embedded in the footer of the page or you can click on this link to subscribe. Our next set of events will be focusing on Composite Applicaiton Architectures…