Gulf eCommerce Forum talk

I’ll be presenting at the Gulf eCommerce Forum tomorrow in Bahrain.  My session is on Connected Commerce, going beyond the traditional eCommerce and looking at multi-channel distribution, data analysis for real time marketing decisions and all of the new user experiences available for eCommerce interactions.  I’ve posted the presentation below as I only have 30 minutes…


MSDN Roadshow: Software + Services Presentation

Some people have requested my presentation from the MSDN Roadshow on Software plus Services.  Please find it below. Resources: (Litware on Codeplex) (Litware Smart Client)    We will be publishing all the sldies from all the sessions in the Roadshow on the main event site once the roadshow is complete (stay tuned).   S+S…


MSDN and TechNet Roadshow – Will be in kuwait in 2 days

        If you haven’t signed up already, there’s still time.  My session is right after lunch on Software + Services.  There’s a lot of travel coming up this week, Kuwait on the 14th, Oman on the 17th and Bahrain on the 19th.  Hope to see you at one of the venues.


World party at teched emea (Wed Nov 7th)

Please join me and Anton along with the other attendees from TechEd Barcelona at the World Party on Wednesday November 7th.  If you are going to TechEd, please drop me a note and we can connect.  I’ll be working at the "Ask the Experts" area most of the time when not sneaking out to attend…


lIVE writer for x64

Forgot to mention in the last post but the new Thinkpad is 64 bit.  One drawback of this is that Windows Live Writer (Beta) does not support x64 yet.  Fortunately there is a workaround, it is currently unsupported but if you can see this blog post then it means that it works 🙂 Unsupported Windows…


Lenovo Thinkpad add on for IE7 slowing things down

I just got a new Lenovo Thinkpad T61p at work and am getting it set up.  Overall, it’s very nice, I like the Thinkpad design, the pointing stick, and am getting used to the widescreen.  I noticed that IE7 was unusally slow, especially when opening a new tab.  I always set the home page to blank…


Official MSDN Roadshow invite …. See you there

The TechNet and MSDN Roadshow proudly presents the “Gaining Insight Tour 2007”. This tour, coming to Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman, is packed with live demonstrations and technical content on upcoming and much anticipated solutions from Microsoft. Get a sneak peek into technologies that include Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008, .Net,…


Register to attend this year’s MSDN Roadshow

You can already sign up to attend this year’s MSDN Roadshow. See my last post for the dates and cities.  make sure you choose your city and track (Developer vs. Technical) in the registration process, I almost missed it during my registration. Look for the official invitation with the finalized agenda and schedule in your…


MSDN Roadshow time again

It’s time for another MSDN Roadshow.  I had a great time last year presenting in all the countries and now have the opportunity to do it even better this year.  Last year I presented on Service Oriented Architecture, this year I will be presenting on the concept of Software + Services.  Should be a lot…


Microsoft IT Showcase

In my job of evangelizing Microsoft technologies to our largest customers I often end up using Microsoft’s internal IT experience as an example of large scale deployment.  Our IT department is quite large and has to support some of the most demanding customers (Microsoft employees) out there.  Therefore they have quite a bit of experience…