Office Developer Conference Reminder

The 2008 Microsoft Office System Developer Conference is less than 4 weeks away. We have had several exciting developments and I would like to take a few moments to highlight some of the key ones: “OBA Solution of the Year” award contest, sponsored by www.obacentral.com is now underway. If you have an Office Business Application…


Microsoft Announces Winners of Ingenuity Point Competition

Microsoft is proud to announce the three first-round winners of The Ingenuity Point Contest: TR Control Solutions, Tobii Technology, and OSIsoft.  These powerful ISV solutions were selected for their innovation and use of platform technologies (among other criteria), and are excellent examples of how passionate people and innovative software can drive positive change in the…

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Office Developer Conference 2008, February 10-13, San Jose CA

My name is Khawar Ahmed and I’m the business owner for the Microsoft Office System Developer Conference 2008 (ODC 2008). I was invited to write a guest blog to let the Microsoft ISV community know about the upcoming ODC 2008 event. ODC 2008 will take place Feb 10-13, 2008 in San Jose, CA. It is…

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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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Two Goliaths with One Stone

Goliath was a nine-foot, bronze armored Philistine giant. I’m sure he had hair between his teeth and ate little boys for breakfast. However, he didn’t intimidate David, who killed and beheaded the giant, beat the Philistines and later went on to become the King of Israel. How did he do it? First of all he…

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Users Unite!

My name is Stig. I work on the ISV team for Microsoft. I’m an SAP user. I’m also a Siebel user. As you can gather my company has invested a lot of resources in me by giving me access to these systems. I’m thankful for that. I’m sure it was done with the best intentions…

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