The Economy and the IT Market

What do the experts have to say about the economy? Microsoft Financing has invited industry experts, Robert Gottliebsen, Jean Marc Annonier and Tracey Fellows to speak at this 1.5 hour session delivering valuable insight into current economic environment and what this means for you and the IT Industry. When? Tuesday 25 November, 8-9.45am Where? Hilton…


They let me out of the office

Andy, Dave, Michael, Phil (who needs to start blogging as he has so much knowledge to share) and I are on the road next week for our ISV Innovation Day tour of 6 cities across Australia.  I have some free time during the day to meet some new or current Microsoft ISVs wanting to know…


BizSpark: calling all startups

  Video: Steve Ballmer announcing BizSpark at the Developer Liberation Day, Thursday 6 November, Sydney, Australia (click here for the official video) Steve Ballmer announced Microsoft BizSpark during his visit to Australia, following the success of DreamSpark, which allows students to download our developer and design tools at no charge.  What is a startup to…


Register Now for Artists in Residence

Back in February, ShaneMo and Kordesy  attended “Artists in Residence” in Redmond and they were so impressed, they’re bringing it Australia! What is it? The idea of Artists in Residence is to quickly get designers and developers productive with Microsoft Silverlight. Basically it works like this: Artists in Residence runs for 5 days. You send…


November 2008 SQL Technical Roll Up

The TRM blog can be found here Downloads SQL Server Reporting Services Add-in for SharePoint Technologies The Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services Add-in for Microsoft SharePoint Technologies is a Web download that provides features for running a report server within a larger deployment of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 or Microsoft Office SharePoint Server…


DevSta Winners Announced

The winners for DevSta 2008 have been decided! Congratulations to Michael Minutillo and Jarred Sargent!   You can view their entry and find out more about the top 5 winning entries on the DevSta website now!


Want to join Steve Ballmer?

Our CEO, Steve Ballmer, is in town on 6 November.  If you would like to join us, please email me for details on how to register.

Sydney is a Toy City

Bathtub II from Keith Loutit on Vimeo. Mic showed me these great videos from Keith Loutit.  I thought it was some uber detailed model but it’s a time lapsed video without CGI which is just amazing.  It reminds me of micro machines…


Intermec Developers Conference

  Do you have any developers who need the latest information on creating mobile applications? Attended this conference to receive: Virtual machine software for use in the conference labs Access to all presentations and codes for 30 days after the event Conference gifts – including registration gift, a gift for completing our survey and will…

RDN Dev Days

This must be event season, with the rush to get in before Christmas. Readify have published their latest RDN road show all about .NET; TFS; Silverlight etc.  David Burela is also being interviewed for the keynote, who is the Imagine Cup 2008 Winner. What? RDN Dev Days typically have three of Readify’s best developer consultants…