Intuit and Microsoft Double Down on Windows Azure Cloud Partnership

In January of last year, I posted a blog about the integration of the Windows Azure cloud services platforms and Intuit’s cloud services platform, which is called the Intuit Partner Platform. Our collective goal was to give developers and channel partners the tools to deliver solutions that reach the millions of people that use QuickBooks®…


Updated Announcement: Official foursquare 2.X App for Windows Phone Unveiled and Now Available for Download

**Since the official unveiling of foursquare 2.0 Windows Phone app earlier on July 1, foursquare’s 2.3  patch update has been released in the Windows Phone Marketplace. Increased Performance. More to come…. —————————– My name is Liz Ngo from the Global ISV Group at Microsoft Corporation. In early May of 2011, I shared with many of you that an update to…


Intuit and Microsoft Windows Azure Update Announcement (Why Partnerships Begin with the Letter S)

When I first blogged about the Intuit and Microsoft Cloud Partnership in January 2010, I am pleased to share that we have further expanded on our partnership. For more details, check out Intuit’s Alex Chriss’s updated announcement. ————————————————- Greetings, my name is Liz Ngo, from the Global ISV Group at Microsoft Corporation.  Today marks an exciting…

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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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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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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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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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Join the Windows 7 Wave

What software company wouldn’t want to reach millions of new customers?  Windows can help you do that during the global launch timeframes.  Simply show the world you are working to support Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2,  by getting your products listed on the Windows Compatibility Center or Windows Server Catalog. If you haven’t…

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