Australia Partner Conference Countdown Gadget

Attending ReMix last month inspired me to create this basic Vista sidebar gadget based on Michael’s countdown gadget.  At time of writing it’s 51 days, 21 hours and 16 minutes to Hamilton Island! To download it, either click here or follow these 5 easy steps: visit http://gallery.live.com/ type “APC” in the search gallery box (the…

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Innovation Days 2008

The dates for our ISV road show have now been published and we’re coming to a city near you. What? “Get your feet on the ground, head in the clouds” The day will concentrate on important announcements released at October’s Professional Developer’s Conference, and will focus on our Software plus Services paradigm. This is Microsoft’s…

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ISV Partner Technology Briefings

I hope the invitation for our ISV Innovation Days, will be making it’s way to your inbox.  Please click here to register if you are interested in the new technology about to be released: Windows Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008 and SQL Server 2008. Brisbane – 20 November 2007 Melbourne – 27 November 2007 Sydney…

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Action Pack: Tools for Web Partners

  If you’re in the business of designing or developing Web sites or Web applications, you need the right tools to deliver the Web-based solutions your customers want. The toolkit to help you make the most of this growth opportunity has now been launched — the special edition Web Solutions Toolkit.   You’ll receive tools…

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Are you a Girl Geek?

If so, check out this posting I saw this on Anna Liu’s blog today about FITT and an announcement for a new trial Mentoring Program to: Inspire women in the industry to achieve their personal aspirations and potential AND Assist women to broaden their understanding of the ICT industry. FITT has always been keen to…

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Tell Microsoft about your Product

Nick blogged this a while back about how ISV’s could make Microsoft aware of their products.  This is once of my FAQ’s and there’s a well defined process to follow, due to the complexity of the intellectual property laws.  There isn’t a simple way of making the relevant business groups aware of your solution or…

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MarketingSherpa Offer Now Available to all Certified and Gold Certified Partners

This is a great resource and covers some great articles including: Special Report: Viral Marketing 2006 – Benchmark Data, Practical Tips & Biggest Change How to Use Geotargeting to Find Your Best Customers – 5 Strategies & Pitfalls to Avoid How to Market Yourself & Your Company on Facebook – 11 Steps & Strategies We…

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Sexy is now PC

I saw this ad today driving home which made me smile from Dell promoting the Studio Hybrid Desktop, which start from $1000 with Windows Vista Premium, which sounds ideal for a media centre PC. Anybody have one?  Unboxing video here and plenty of reviews here…

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US$99 Expression Web Offer

A professional design tool, Expression Web creates modern, standards-based sites that deliver superior quality on the Web. It is available both as a full retail version and as an upgrade from Microsoft FrontPage (any version); Office and other products (see below table) are eligible for special upgrade pricing.  Visit http://www.microsoft.com/expression/products/retail.aspx?key=web for more info. Technorati Tags:…

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Microsoft Web Experience DVD

As part of the new Web solutions pages up on the Partner Portal, you can request a Microsoft Web Experience Stack DVD.  This is a great resource which is proving to be really popular as it allows you to really test drive our new platform, push it’s limits, learn about our new products and see…

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