Windows 7 Users Help to Change the World

In a recent post, we encouraged participation in the 7 Ways to Change the World competition.  Thanks to those of you who submitted solutions from organizations you work with who are affecting social and economic opportunity.   Here’s a follow up to let you know about all of the wonderful winners of the competition who are…

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Live & Post Coverage of the Professional Developers’ Conference

Hey folks, For those of you not at PDC that want to keep up-to-date with the exciting announcements there, we’re covering PDC live until its conclusion.  To watch, go to www.microsoftpdc.com There is an all-star lineup of guests including Mark Russinovich, Patrick Dussud, Steve Marx, Bob Muglia, Dave Campbell, Yousef Khalidi, Ray Ozzie, Erik Meijer, Kurt…

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A Fond Farewell to Innovate On

“The only constant is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.” — Isaac Asimov Following on Mr. Asimov’s sentiments, Microsoft is changing, updating…

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Channel 9 Learning Center has launched

Don’t delay!  Visit this new destination on Channel 9 which provides free technical training on emerging Microsoft products. Its a great opportunity to share a new training resource with your team and ensure htat your company is poised for success with the latest technologies. There is a collection of continually updated courses at the new…

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7 Ways to Change the World Competition!

To celebrate the launch of Windows 7 we are announcing an exciting new online competition called 7 Ways to Change the World! The competition encourages people to submit their ideas on how technology can help a nonprofit have a greater impact in the community. How do you enter? Step 1: Visit this website to find out…

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Don’t Miss PDC ‘09 for the Future of Developer Technology

Los Angeles Convention Center Conference | Nov 17 – 19, 2009 Workshops & Boot Camp | Nov 16 The Professional Developers Conference (PDC) is the definitive developer event focused on the technical strategy of the Microsoft developer platform.  At the PDC, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from and connect with the people behind the…

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Windows 7 launches next week, are you ready?

October 22nd will be an exciting day for many.  Are you ready to ride the Windows 7 wave?   A little homework for you this weekend would be to visit the ms dev website and check here for some great training to ensure your company’s readiness and compatibility with Windows 7.  There is also general Windows…

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Architect Focused Webcasts, October Series: Silverlight

Each month through June 2010, Microsoft will bring you a 90-minute Architect focused Webcast to educate on the latest trends/topics and how new technologies can align with your business needs.  The first is October 27th.  Here are the details: An Architect’s perspective on Silverlight 3 Abstract: Many .NET developers are becoming more and more interested in…

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ISV Team Blog is Back in Action with Windows 7

Hello ISV audience and welcome back to the ISV team blog!  We took a short hiatus for the summer as we reorganized and reenergized in anticipation of the Windows 7 launch this autumn.  With just a few short weeks to go until the consumer launch of Windows 7, we want to send a special thank…

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Whitepaper: How to Extend, Integrate or Build on Microsoft Business Intelligence Platform

Hi folks, This is Vlad Eydelman, I work on technical strategy with global partners in the Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Warehousing (DW) space. Charles Fichter, an Architect on our team, and I just published a whitepaper that provides an overview on how different Microsoft BI/DW technologies relate in the BI spectrum. More importantly, it…

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