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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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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System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Beta is now available for download

Did you know?  You can use System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) to manage the great new capabilities of Windows Server 2008 R2 Beta including: Live Migration Clustered Shared Volumes “hot add” storage to virtualized infrastructure Managed through the VMM console, these features enable administrators to migrate virtual machines among hosts with no downtime, increase…

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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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Grow Revenue and Increase Profitability with the Microsoft ISV Royalty Program

As software companies continue to look for innovative methods to grow revenue and improve profitability, the Microsoft ISV Royalty program provides an excellent opportunity for partners to provide high value integrated solutions to end customers that can lower deployment costs. ISV partners are leveraging the ISV Royalty program to provide complete software solutions to customers…

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Be Better Informed in 2009!

If you’re like a lot of people, you feel challenged to keep up with the information available to you in everday life.  If you’ve resolved to be more in the know this year, this post has a few tips.   Click here to visit the Microsoft directory of team blogs where you may review where and how you are getting…

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Position Your Company to Shine through Challenging Financial Times

  It is a new era for politics in America, however everyone knows the hard work is still ahead to bring economic stability to world markets.  How is your company poised to face the coming financial challenges.  What are the current priorities?  Are you finding yourself in meeting after meeting looking at tighter budgets and…

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We Think You Should Know Per Werngren

Per is the past president of the International Association of Microsoft Certified Partners, otherwise known as the IAMCP.  Per has a multitude of insights and knowledge around partners working with Microsoft and recently we discovered he launched an informative blog, appropriately entitled, Per on IT.  Per regularly attends most Microsoft conferences and shares his insights…

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Turning Innovation Into Action

With all the technologies and products that Microsoft offers, how do partners use these products to improve decision making and give back to the community?  Here’s one example of a Microsoft ISV, ESRI (Environmental Systems Research Institute), who was recently interviewed for Channel 9.  A company 40 years in the making, ESRI has seen it…

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Coroware CTO Talks About Future Of Robotics

Recently Channel 9 host Charles Torre had an opportunity to talk with David Hyams, Coroware’s Chief Technology Officer.  Coroware is a Microsoft Certified Gold partner with a unique focus on architecture, design and development of unmanned system solutions, or robotics. Charles Torre:  Tell us a little bit about yourself and what your company does. David…

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