ISVs from Emerging Markets

“The combined markets of the top four emerging countries, Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC), will reach $5.9 trillion GDP in 2011. This will represent about 39% of all emerging markets’ GDP. As these four countries become economically stronger, they will reinforce their role as the “driving engines” for other emerging countries”. This is according…

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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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You Can Be Sure, if You Place Your Technology Bet on Azure.

I’m Eric Morse, the Director of Emerging Ecosystems at Microsoft. Though my title may sound like I don hip boots to discover new species of salmon spawning in northwest rivers, I’m actually more jazzed about enabling new technologies to take hold and provide opportunity where perhaps there was not before. That’s why I’m particularly excited…

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3rd in a Series of Webinars for ISVs – Microsoft Dynamics CRM

For an insider’s view of how to build vertical or horizontal applications and/or integrate your applications with Dynamics CRM, tune in to Ben Riga, Group Manager, Dynamics Evangelism at Microsoft. Ben discusses how Microsoft Dynamics CRM can be used by ISVs as a business application development platform for building on-premise or hosted line-of-business applications.  In…

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It Must be the Coffee…

Oracle is courting Microsoft ISVs with a series of events targeted directly at our Gold partners. That initiative has caused me to ponder the intriguing question “Why would a Microsoft partner invest time attending these events?” Oracle thinks you should attend for three reasons. I will address them in turn: Broaden Market Reach Really?! Microsoft…

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Innovation through Collaboration with ISVs

Greetings! My name is Persio and I manage Microsoft’s relationships with several of the leading ERP, CRM and Enterprise Search ISVs. In earlier blogs, my colleagues (Karl and Raj) talked about how to partner with Microsoft and why Microsoft is interested in partnering with ISVs.  I am going to show you an example of how…

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Unlock the Value of Enterprise Applications

My name is Anu Chawla and I am a Program Manager on our Enterprise ISV team. I am responsible for technical evangelism and readiness for enterprise customers running applications from SAP and Oracle. Customers make significant investments when they buy Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) or HR Applications, and they depend on…

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Real World SOA

My name is Sonny Ali and I am a Program Manager on the Global ISV team responsible for the technical strategy in the ERP and CRM sectors. As we all know, the ERP and CRM sectors have been going through unprecedented consolidation. Mergers and acquisitions are the norm and ISVs are faced with new challenges…

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