Healthcare Reform in China

Microsoft Health & Life Sciences Industry Council China Healthcare Perspectives Thursday, December 11, 2008 at 2:00pm – 6:00pm Microsoft Office – Farmington, CT 74 Batterson Park Road Farmington, CT 06032 Overview What was once a model based on pure social services, China’s Healthcare is evolving into a hybrid blend approach that includes a mix of…

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Windows 7 Beta 1 for MDC Attendees

Breaking news!!! Attend an upcoming MSDN Developer Conference and you will receive a Windows 7 Beta 1 DVD. Register today and you’ll get the best of the PDC in your own backyard and hear all of the exciting announcements around the Azure Services Platform and Windows 7. Experience Windows Azure Create applications that seamlessly bridge…

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Live Services Jumpstart 2009 – Washington, DC,November 13th and 14th

We have 80 people registered for this event next week in Washington, DC but still have a few seats open.  If you want to get a Jumpstart on Live Services, take a minute now to register for next weeks free training event. Want to build traffic, drive user engagement and influence behavior through your Web…

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The nature of software development is radically changing… Are you ready?

Did you miss PDC this year?  Well, you are in luck! Please make plan to attend one of the regional MSDN Developer Conference where contents from the Professional Developer Conference will be presented live at a city near you. Locations Date City 12/9/08 Houston, TX 12/11/08 Orlando, FL 12/16/08 Atlanta, GA 1/13/09 Chicago, IL 1/13/09…

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Songdo ("City of the Future")

How would you like to live in a city where everything is new and built from the Ocean?  That is Songdo, a city near Incheon, South Korea.   Songo, South Korea is considered the gateway to Southeast Asia. With its unique location that can be reached by 1/3 of the world’s population within a 2…

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Microsoft Healthcare Information Exchange, Oct. 15th, Beijing, China

Microsoft global presence is evident in Healthcare.  It is a well kept secret intentionally or unintentionally that Microsoft has made significant investments in the healthcare industry.  This is a long term investment to improve health around the world. On October 15th, 2008 many groups within Microsoft will come together to host a Healthcare Information Exchange…

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Forbidden City

Background (Sources Beijing Trip.com)   The Forbidden City, also named the Palace Museum, shares the honor of being one of five world-famous palaces with the Palace of Versailles in France, Buckingham Palace in England, the White House in the U.S. and the Kremlin in Russia. The palace, the most magnificent and splendid palace complex in…

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Perspective into Chinese Healthcare System

Sept 12th – Today, I was privileged to take part in a tour of a real Chinese Hospital System in operation with my Microsoft colleagues in China.  Our host was Dr. Liu, CIO of Zhongshan City People’s Hospital.  James Chen, Microsoft Dir. of Strategic Investment and Business Development helped arranged the visit.  This is a…

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Beijing, China: Blending the Old and New on a Global Scale

Witnessing history in the making is a rare opportunity.   To me, one has to contrast the old Beijing to the New Beijing to appreciate the transformation China is making on a global scale.  Fresh from a successful Olympic, China has been proclaiming to the world…"We Have Arrived".   The sleeping dragon is not only awaken but…

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Microsoft’s Global Presence in Emerging Markets and Controlled Chaos

During my trip back to the homeland, I was able to visit among many things the newly opened office of Microsoft Cambodia MDP on August 15th, 2008.  Microsoft Office in Cambodia. Left to right: Chhaykalyan Prak (PAM), Tony Seng (Acct Mgr), Pily Wong (GM), Nath Chan (TS), Hong Choing (HLS AE), Sroeun Suon (Asst. Office…

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