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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Technical Presentations for Software Companies Developing on Microsoft Technologies

If you missed last week’s valuable presentation about Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence, you can view this on demand by visiting the ISV website on Microsoft.com and visiting the Technical Resources page. There have also been many other presentations that you can view on demand on the Microsoft.com/isv website such as: Microsoft Windows 7…

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May Technical Forum Webcast Topic: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence Overview

Mark your calendars for this session with Roger Doherty, Senior Technical Evangelist, Developer and Platform Evangelism.  He will provide a high level overview of high level technical overview of the SQL Server 2008 BI platform.  This month’s Global ISV Technical Forum Webcast will take place Wednesday, May 27th, 2009, 10:00-11:30 AM Pacific. Microsoft Global ISV…

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Business Intelligence Options Made Simple

More and more of Microsoft’s ISV partners are telling us that their customers across industries are striving to get value from their data.  In financial services, they want to do things like optimize portfolios, identify potential business risks and opportunities, and understand best business unit performance.   In Retail, they want a corporate-wide view of the…

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Intelligent Light Talks about Parallel Computing and Windows HPC

“We write software that lets engineers do their thing.”  That quote from the founder of software provider Intelligent Light pretty much sums up their business philosophy.  This innovative ISV in New Jersey provides an application called FieldView that takes massive data from Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) applications  and visualizes that data for engineers who design…

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Silverlight 3 - the tipping point ...

In my role as an evangelist for Microsoft, I get the unique opportunity to meet and work with some of brightest CTO’s, CIO and software architects in the world.  It occurred to me recently that we have reached the “tipping point” of Silverlight 3 –  the level at which the momentum of something becomes un-stoppable. …

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Surface Demo by Northrop Grumman On Channel 9

This week, Channel 9 published a demo featuring Microsoft Surface.  Check out what Surface can do.  This is a great demo to watch.  Captured in the Reston, Virginia Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) where Northrup Grumman teamed with Microsoft, you’ll see they’ve built a compelling Proof of Concept (POC) application that would demonstrate how Microsoft Surface could…

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Partnering Power at WPC 2009: Experience It!

Registration is now open for this year’s conference, scheduled for July 13-16 in New Orleans.  Gain exclusive access to the latest information and insights about upcoming Microsoft strategies, cutting-edge technologies, and programs—directly from Microsoft leadership. Learn about innovative ways to harness these technologies, tools, and resources to help you capture new business, sustain customer loyalty,…

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Top Reasons Why It’s Even More Important to Attend MIX this Year

Training budgets are typically the first to be slashed in a tough economic environment, and many of our customers may be wondering whether they should skip MIX this year. Now more than ever, MIX is essential for companies that do business on the Web. Protect the bottom line.  Consumers are spending less.  At MIX, you’ll…

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Report from: @ NRF Annual 2009, New York, NY

I’m Baptiste Janique, writing from Microsoft in France and I recently attended the NRF Annual 2009 tradeshow in New York. It was the 98th year of this conference and it continues to be an enormous show. I want to give you a report of some of what I heard about. The Connected Experience for Retail…

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