Australia ISV Newsletter

At various events this week, a few partners asked how to: unsubscribe to the global/US newsletters they don’t read subscribe to our ISV newsletter which is emailed monthly to partners in the ISV Competency within the Microsoft Partner Program and is a great supplement to my blog 🙂 /plug So, to look at your profile…


Voices for Innovation

Voices for innovation is a global online community of Microsoft partners; technology professionals, consumers, academics and others who support our ecosystem. It provides a way for members, those who are dependent on advances in technology in order to be able to innovate and compete successfully, to actively promote policies that enable a pro-innovation agenda to…


Popfly for Business

John’s post on Popfly seems to have popped up a lot in the Microsoft blogsphere recently.  There’s a great example on how Popfly could be used in the retail space with the “Gift-o-Matic”… I thought I was pretty familiar with what it could do after a few of Nick Hodge’s demos… but this is cool…


When, How and Why Move to Silverlight?

I enjoyed reading Denny’s post on the “Question of When, How and Why to Move to Silverlight”. 3 of my favourite excerpts: “If you have a hammer, then everything looks like a nail.” Don’t Fall Into the “Version 3” Trap Denny’s answer to this question: “Why should I consider going with Silverlight when I already…


Expression Silverlight Designer Training

Our User eXperience “bloke”, Shane Morris (who is part of our Evangelist team) is promoting Expression and Silverlight training for Designers. Training is held in either Sydney (13-14 Dec) or Melbourne (17-18 Dec) via New Horizons and Alpha Computer Consultants.  Sydney is looking pretty full and there’s places left in Melbourne. New Horizons in Melbourne…


New Facebook Group

I created a Microsoft Aussie ISV Facebook group which you are more than welcome to join, contribute and have a play with.  If are you involved in an event, take a photo and upload it 🙂 Technorati Tags: Microsoft, Microsoft Partners, Microsoft Australia, Facebook, Aussie ISV Facebook Group


Windows Embedded Seminar

What? Take the opportunity to explore the benefits of Windows Embedded for Point of Service (WEPOS). Access information you won’t easily find anywhere else, and learn from the firsthand experience of our sector specialists. When? Sydney, 4 December 2007, 9am – 12pm (Microsoft Head Office, 1 Epping Road, North Ryde NSW 2113) Melbourne, 5 December…


Brisbane Innovation Day

We had a good turnout at our first Innovation Day in Brisbane.  There was some good feedback about trying to do too much and perhaps reduce the amount of content, which we’ll address.  Melbourne next stop. Let me know if you have any other comments. Melbourne – 27 November 2007 Sydney – 3 December 2007…


Back from Seattle

  I’m back from a great week in Seattle learning about the latest efforts from the ISV community.  I visited the new offices in Bellevue which has to be the most impressive Microsoft office I’ve seen; had a coffee with Frank Arrigo, bought a new Zune (in black) which is very impressive (and updated the…


Australian Daylight Savings Changes

From Nick: Australia Eastern (New South Wales, Victoria, Australia Capital Territory and Tasmania) and Central (South Australia) time zones will extend daylight saving and also harmonise start and end times commencing April 2008. From April 2008, daylight saving will end on the first Sunday in April and recommence on the first Sunday in October in…