InfoWorld’s BizTalk 2006 review (Oct 2006)…!

Just saw this from the BizTalk Team. A great result for BizTalk 2006. Infoworld has posted thier Oct 2006 review of BizTalk 2006 and given it thier highest rating…. Check out the article: BizTalk 2006 deftly connects enterprise apps


New BizTalk Team EDI and B2B Blog.. (BizTalk 2006)

OK, so no hiding the fact I have been a little behind on my blog posts over the last several weeks 😉 It’s somewhat old news now but in case you did not know, the BTS team in Redmond have launched a new B2B / EDI blog to keep us all updated. It’s at


BizTalk 2006 Training with QUICKLEARN?

While I was over in Redmond a couple of weeks ago, I caught up with Ginny Simmons from QuickLearn. I have been wanting to bring QuickLearn back to Australia / NZ to deliver some deep dive BizTalk 2006 courses, but really need to get some momentum here locally (i.e. partners and customers registering their interest…


*Updated* BizTalk 2006, WF and WCF Training in Australia NOV/DEC 06

*************************************************************************************************************************** UPDATE NO 3. Email from our readiness team: Hi Chris,   The BizTalk event was originally cancelled which meant the registration links were deactivated. Unfortunately these links cannot be reactivated, therefore we have recreated the registration link. Please see below the new registration link for the Sydney event: *************************************************************************************************************************** UPDATE NO 2!…


BizTalk 2006 Recipes Reference Book on the Market

  Hey All, Just curious to know if any of you have actually taken a look at the first BizTalk 2006 book on the market? I have not gone out and bought it yet, but I am keen to know what some of your opinions are. You can actually buy it at Borders here in Australia…


INFOSYS – BizTalk 2006 Performance Benchmarking Report

Mick Badran just reminded me of a new BizTalk Benchmarking Report that was released by INFOSYS this month comparing performance accross: BTS 2004 SP1 with SQL 2000 SP3 BTS 2006 SQL 2000 SP4 BTS2006 SQL 2005 I have posted the report to my OFFICEISP hosted site. Check it out at your convenience.


Resolved: BizTalk 2006 SAP Adapter schema generation error.

Got an email today from one of our BizTalk customers in Melbourne. He seemed to be having an error while trying to retrieve an IDOC  from SAP using the BizTalk 2006 SAP Adapter. The error he was getting was: Anyway, after doing a bit of digging around, and some quick testing from the customer, it was…


Managing BizTalk Business Rule Solutions With RuleBurst

Over the last several months, I have been having local dialog here in Australia with a company called RuleBurst. They actually provide the ability to author business rules through Office, that can optionally later be sent to the BizTalk rules engine store. Richard Seroter wrote a summary of his recent expereinces with Ruleburst and BizTalk. Worth…


CHEP will use BizTalk 2006 R2 (RFID) Globally ;-)

CHEP chooses Cactus Commerce to developGlobal Track & Trace RFID Solution Microsoft Gold Certified RFID systems integrator helps leading logistics company extend the benefits of RFID to their customer OTTAWA, ON and LOS ANGELES, CA – October 16, 2006 – Cactus Commerce Inc., a leading provider of software and services for e-business, today announced that…


Vista RC1 and Westpac Internet Banking – Finally!

One of the major frustrations I have been having over the last several weeks at home was trying to use VISTA RC1 (IE7) with Westpac Internet Banking. Do you think I could get it to work? I turned of protected mode, turned off phishing, turned off everything you could imagine! So I find out yesterday…