Role change for me at Microsoft

I’m returning back to Dynamics CRM world after a small hiatus! I joined our Dynamics CRM group as a Technical Product Manager last month. Even though I’ll be working with most people I already knew and same set of technologies, every job change at Microsoft is challenging. That’s not bad though, since the constant change…

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SharePoint Saturday Conference

“SharePoint Saturday – The Conference” is coming up next week in the DC area and I’ll be there presenting a few sessions and we’re also hosting an amazing workshop that you don’t want to miss. First off here are some details about the conference When: Thursday, August 11 – Saturday, August 13, 2011 8 am…

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Silverlight & SharePoint coming at you fast

If you are a CRM developer, there are quite a few beta technologies coming fast your way and you better be ready. First off, SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 are really great products to watch out for and if you haven’t had the time to play with it yet, there is a Virtual Machine available…

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A simple definition of Windows Azure

Here is an interesting video that’s informative as well. It’s Friday evening after all , so chill out and enjoy this really nice & simple video that Steve Marx created to explain “What is Windows Azure?” with simple terms and hand drawn sketches. Now that was a great, wasn’t it. Check out Steve Marx’s blog…

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Check out the Dynamics CRM Twibe

I was really surprised when my twitter account https://twitter.com/girishr had a large number of new followers over the weekend. Now I know why. After I caught up with my RSS feeds, I realized Menno did a great job of compiling the “influential” Microsoft Dynamics CRM people on twitter. You can see the list of people…

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Videos from first CRM Incubation Week

Recently Nikhil Hasija pointed me to the videos that were recorded during the 1st CRM Incubation Week.  DubMeNow: A very cool contact management mobile solution that integrates with Dynamics CRM. I was their advisor during the week and very impressed with them. A very professional startup company.   Highland Martin: A customizable portal solution sitting…

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Partner Channel – Interview with Kirill Tatarinov

Partner Channel magazine recently interviewed Kirill Tatarinov, the Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Business Solutions. For those who don’t know Kirill, he is the in charge of the entire ERP and CRM business for Microsoft. If you’ve been to Convergence in New Orleans a couple of weeks ago, chances are that you might have read…

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CRM Incubation Week – The Sequel

Every blockbuster in this world has to have a Sequel coming up. The mega hit CRM Incubation week is no different either 🙂 That’s right, 2nd CRM Incubation Week is coming up soon and will be starring your favorite CRM stars. The 2nd CRM Incubation Week will be held at Microsoft Technology Center, Boston, MA…

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CRM Incubation Week – Roundup

It is not usual to see pouring rain in Virginia and heavy snow fall in Seattle at the same time. The CRM incubation week happened during this same time and like the weather, the event was definitely extraordinary. As I blogged earlier, the CRM Incubation Week was conducted on a very simple idea. The idea…

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CRM Platform Incubation Week

Wouldn’t it be great to build a functional business application in a week’s time. That is exactly what my colleague and good friend Sanjay Jain is aspiring for startups and students to do. The 1st CRM Incubation Week is being held at Microsoft Technology Center, Reston, VA from Mon 12/15/2008 to Fri 12/19/2008. This event…

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