Independent Software Vendors Can’t Miss WPC…

I have attended the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) as an employee since 1999, while I was still working in Microsoft Brazil. Since then the show has evolved a lot. Partner attendance has increased every year, and is now around 10,000 people, and is certainly one of the largest shows in the Industry. This year,…

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How Environmental Sustainability Can Help to Revitalize the IT Market Now

Green Computing and Green IT are some often heard phrases when talking about Environmental Sustainability with the help of IT.  During times of economic challenges, the IT industry and other companies are required to think about new concepts to mange cost and their responsibility for our environment and the greenhouse effect.  Microsoft provides a paradigm,…

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Dynamics CRM – Exclusive Online Training Opportunity

Differentiating your line-of-business applications from those of your competitors has never been more important for software companies. If you’ve considered using Dynamics CRM as a line-of-business platform, Silverlight or WPF to build compelling experiences, Office or SharePoint to build on the familiar skills of your end-users or Partner-Hosting or Azure Services to extend you application…

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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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MIX09 – More Reasons to Register NOW!

In addition to hearing about the standards-based web, next generation media, data driven design, rich internet applications and the collaboration between designers and developers from industry luminaries Bill Buxton, Scott Guthrie and Dean Hachamovitch, all MIX09 attendees will receive over $700 in free software and services from Windows Web Server 2008 and GoGrid Hosting. What…

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Listening to Our Managed Partners

One of the reasons why relationships with managed ISVs and Microsoft have grown over time is because we listen and dynamically take in the thoughts, wisdoms and requests from independent software companies, and we use those to remain nimble and make changes.  I’d like to tell you about a few of the efforts the US…

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MIX09: Where Technology Intersects with Design

With MIX09 approaching in just a few short weeks, there are some key things you need to know about that expire soon! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to save $300 – register by February 27th! MIX09 10K Community Rating Deadline Extended to February 16th, 8AM PST!  Browse the gallery and choose your favorites today!…

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MS101 EMEA Partner Conference Less Than Two Weeks Away

In December we wrote, “Calling Microsoft Partners in EMEA” to announce the 4th annual MS 101 EMEA Conference.  The time has drawn nearer, so we’re including a gentle reminder to check out the great content available at this conference if you are a qualifying partner as follows: Partner Requirements to Attend Microsoft PARTNER MS101 You…

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MIX09 – Content is King! New Sessions, Exclusive “Objectified” Screening, and Bill Buxton to Keynote!

With MIX09 just a handful weeks away, there is some BIG news to share!  If you haven’t yet registered for MIX09, here are a few new reasons to click on this registration link! New sessions just announced include Microsoft Expression Web:  No Platform Left Behind, Silverlight Accessibility, and new sessions designed for Agencies! Don’t Miss…

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Microsoft Celebrates Data Privacy Day Worldwide

In 2007, the  Council of Europe established January 28 as “Data Protection Day,” to increase awareness of privacy and data protection issues among consumers, organizations and government.   Last year  the United States and Canada joined Europe to celebrate “Data Privacy Day.” This year, Microsoft and other members of industry are sponsoring a number of events…

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