And so this is Christmas

I do love this time of year, the pretty purple flowers of the Jacaranda have fallen (all over my car) and the shops are filled with people rushing about to save the Global Financial Crisis, one purchase at a time. Our house is decked out with tacky Christmas Palace extraordinaire style. Christmas carols play over…

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Melbourne Azure BizSpark Startup Event Feb 4-6th

Melbourne residents now have the opportunity to participate in the hugely popular Azure BizSpark Startup Weekends we are currently hosting in Australian cities. Register Now > Hear what attendees at our recent Perth based event have said: “The boot camp is one of the best training experiences I have participated in so far, very well…

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Microsoft Web Camp Returns to Sydney in 2011

Microsoft’s Web Camps are 2 day events that allow you to learn and build websites using ASP.NET MVC, OData, WebMatrix and much more.  We had fantastic results at last years event so I am very excited to announce that we will once again be holding a 2 day WebCamp here in Sydney, Australia! Register Today!…

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BizSpark Phone 7 Startup Camp in Brisbane

Microsoft Australia kicked off the Global Entrepreneur week with 7 teams from their BizSpark Program coming together in Brisbane over the weekend of the 15th-16th of November to participate in a Startup camp focused on developing apps for the new Phone 7 platform. Teams attended an intensive Deep Dive technical session on Friday around Phone…

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Listen To: Frankly Speaking Podcasts

Over the last week or two, I have had the pleasure of being invited to the Frankly Speaking Podcasts. Frankly Speaking is a topical podcast run by two of my team mates, Micheal Kordahi & Andrew Coates. They discuss what’s happenning in Tech This week. The first one I got to sit  in on last…

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Technical Roles Currently Available here at Microsoft Australia

I know I often rave about working here at Microsoft – but what I don’t often do is let you know that we are currently hiring! The good news is that we have quite a few fantastic roles open at the moment – and they are deeply technical roles not just in Sydney!! Sharepoint (Sydney)…

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Simple Lessons Learnt while playing with Azure Storage Types

I have been building an Windows Azure application in my spare time recently. During this process, I hit a few small hurdles. Fortunately, while attending the Brisbane BizSpark Startup Camp for Phone 7, also attending to help out the participants was Azure MVP Steve Nagy! Steve had a quick look through my app & very…

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I Jumpstarted my Startup with Microsoft BizSpark

Have you Jumpstarted your Startup with Microsoft BizSpark? if you have, I want to hear more about it. In return, I will help you achieve one of the greatest challenges for a Startup – I want to give you extra Visibility via 3 simple steps: 1. Email me your postal address & I will send…

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Why Every BizSpark Partner should sign up for Microsoft Platform Ready (MPR)

I have suggested to quite a few BizSpark partners recently that they really should sign up on the cool new Microsoft Platform Ready & profile their applications. Not only because it is designed to help you develop & test your application – but because of the extra visibility you will receive as a result of…

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Brisbane Phone 7 BizSpark Startup Camp Agenda Announced

The Agenda for the BizSpark Startup Camp being held in Brisbane next weekend has been finalised. I am very excited about the extra value sessions we are including to give you additional business knowledge & advice while at the Startup camp:   Time Slot Speaker Subject Saturday Lunch Malcolm Burrows Legal structures for Commercialization Sunday…

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