Windows 7 ISV App compat drop-in clinics : week of 31st August 2009, Dublin

With the recent release to manufacture (RTM) of Window 7 now is the time for ISVs to make sure your applications are ready for Microsoft’s latest version of Windows. Over the next few months we will be running a number of Application Compatibility briefings and drop-in clinics, where we have a very high success rate…

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New Windows 7 App Compat Resource for ISVs in Ireland / Northern Ireland

  Windows 7 is coming and excitement is building among consumers and enterprises. Therefore, as an ISV it is critical that your solution is compatible with Windows 7 – now is the right time to ensure you are ready for the Windows 7 wave. If you have a solution on either the Windows Vista or…

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App Compat - Windows 7 Partner Readiness Day – online event, May 7th 2009

Check out http://www.windowspartnerreadinessday.com/index.html and the ISV track at http://www.windowspartnerreadinessday.com/isvihv.html for a chance to learn about Windows 7 – all sessions will be recorded for viewing after the event as well…. ISV & IHV Session Information Time Topic Speaker 8:00-9:00am Keynote Brad Brooks & Rich Reynolds 9:00-9:45am Windows 7 Compatibility and Tools  Mark Rogers 9:45-10:30am Meet…

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Alpha toolkit for the Windows 7 Software Logo Program now available

The alpha toolkit for the Windows 7 Software Logo Program is now available. The toolkit provides you with a quick and agile, automated, light weight command-line tool to verify their application’s compliance against the technical requirements. The toolkit is being made available and supported through the Windows 7 Software Logo Connect site. Anyone can access…

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2009 Worldwide Partner Conference: (and details of awards)

Registration is now open for this year’s Worldwide Partner conference, scheduled for July 13-16 in New Orleans. By attending you can gain exclusive access to the latest information and insights about upcoming Microsoft strategies, cutting-edge technologies, and programs—directly from Microsoft leadership. Learn more about the conference and register today to ensure your place. You might…

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BizSpark startups get access to the Metro portal : free Support and Training

This is a very significant development in the BizSpark program! Metro is a program we’ve been running for a couple of yearss which provides access to training and a broad range of pre-release support for projects based on Microsoft’s newest technologies, and now all BizSpark startups have access to the resources available in the program,…

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BizSpark event : 19th Jan (Dubin) : update, new speakers :-)

Quick update to my previous post on this event: : by happy coincidence, it turns out that Claire O’Halloran is in town on 19th Jan and will deliver the introduction to BizSpark. I’m delighted about this as Claire is the Local Software Economy and Innovation Lead for EMEA and has been heavily involved in BizSpark…

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InnovateOn for ISVs: why?

Here’s why 🙂 Click on any of the links below to get step-by-step instructions to help guide you through the various development stages.   You can also find resources for your solution using the neat Silverlight search app at http://www.innovateon.com/advancedsearch.aspx where you can search based on the technology but also based on the stage you’re…

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New Dynamics CRM curriculum on InnovateOn

Interest in Dynamics CRM from our partners has been incredible, but one thing that has come up in the past is that outside of the Microsoft official curriculum material there was no clear guide to learning CRM for ISVs. I’m happy to announce that the InnovateOn portal now includes an updated curriculum consisting of freely…

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ISVs - Application Compatibility with Windows 7

Now that the Windows 7 Beta is here (I’ve installed it on my tablet PC, the Libraries feature is v. neat), it’s time (if you haven’t already) for ISVs to start thinking about a) application compatibility and b) building the next generation of software applications to take advantage of the new platform. I’ve listed some…

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