Australian Windows Azure Innovation

Since joining the Partner Team to help partners adopt the Windows Azure platform, I have met many companies producing awesome apps powered by Azure. As such, I created this collection of stories to share with you. If you would like more information, or have your own story to share, please let me know. My thanks…


Save $100 on REMIX10 Australia Lovefest tickets

As you may have seen on Michael’s blog, REMIX10 has been announced. Please find below the invitation and keep and eye on the REMIX Website for more information and the latest news.


MSDN Australia Book Club #1: Big Algorithms Made Easy

Andrew Coates and Joel Pobar have organised our first MSDN Book Club! Review Joel’s TechEd presentation, download the slides and join this Book Club LiveMeeting to have your questions answered and to discuss the finer points of “Big Algorithms Made Easy”. More info here.


MSDN LinkedIn Group

Most of the Aussie DPE Team are on LinkedIn and I thought I’d create a local MSDN group for Australian Developers to enable some discussion. Click here to join. We’re going to use LinkedIn to ask Developers if there’s interest in participating in the Azure platform community technology preview (with the launch scheduled for March)….


Introducing FranklySpeaking

Two of our Developer Evangelists, Andrew Coates and Michael Kordahi (as seen in the “we’re looking for a boss” video) have setup a new podcast, “FranklySpeaking”. It’s a great listen and if you’re interested in technology, I think you’ll enjoy it too…  Let the boys know what you think…


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…

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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…

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Going to the Australia Partner Conference?

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged with lots happening at work and home becoming a Dad. Another fiscal year has come and gone and my first year in Australia has come to an end. I’m pleased to say they haven’t asked me to leave yet so I’m around for FY09. Our next big event…

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Philippine IT Mission to Australia

What? PHILIPPINE IT SERVICES ROADSHOW TO AUSTRALIA When? 29-30 April 2008, Melbourne & 1-2 May 2008, Sydney Objective: Make the Philippines part of your growth strategy Bit more detail: The Philippines presents itself as the ideal Partner for Australian businesses wishing to stay competitive and grow globally The Philippine IT services industry has been growing…

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Attend a Mission to Microsoft HQ USA

  Australian Trade Delegation to Microsoft: Gain early access to MS’s strategic vision for the financial services industry About this mission: Be part of the first-ever delegation of Australian financial services technology and solutions providers to Microsoft’s Redmond Headquarters, organised by Austrade and in coordination with Microsoft. Microsoft is working to expand its platform and…

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