What does Microsoft have to offer Digital Agencies? Microsoft Innovation Days

In December DPE (where I work at Microsoft) and the Partner Team are getting together to run a series of “Innovation Days” in five Australian cities. Innovation Days are a rapid tour of some of the latest goodies from Microsoft, with a focus on how they can benefit your business. We’ve divided the day into…

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Remix Australia Lonely Planet Surface Demo

The Lonely Planet Surface application that Amnesia Razorfish showed at Remix has been generating heaps of interest, so I’m pleased to say that the videos are finally online for your viewing pleasure. First check out the Lonely Planet keynote demo (around 7.5 minutes): Then for more detail on designing for touch and multitouch, and for…

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Remix registration is live – Register now and Save! Save! Save!

It was weeks in the making, but the Remix Australia website is finally live and taking registrations. Check out the program and you’ll see we’ve been working hard to find the best speakers to cover all the latest Microsoft stuff for the web and beyond. Just look! There’s Surface, there’s Sketchflow, there’s Blend, there’s Silverlight,…

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My slides from AIMIA Customer Experience Session

Here are my slides from my talk at the AIMIA Customer Experience and Usability seminar in Sydney yesterday. Customer Experience and the 3 F’s View more presentations from Shane Morris. Thanks for all the positive feedback, I had a great time and I think we covered some important topics. Steve Baty from Meld did a…

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I’m presenting “Website to Webapp” at Web DU, Sydney, 21-22 May

The WebDU gods have smiled on me, and I am presenting “Website to WebApp: Designing for Workflow” at WebDU in Sydney in May. I’m basing it on the talk I gave at Oz-IA, but I’ll probably skip some of the historical stuff for the venerable WebDU crowd and talk more practically about how to bridge…

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Gekko Expression Media Workshops

Gekko Images in Sydney has introduced three new Expression Media courses: Expression Media as DAM   (Sydney November 25) Introduction to Using Expression Media   (Sydney November 26) Expression Media for Power Users  (Sydney November 27) Gekko has been working with Expression Media (and iView MediaPro before that) for years, especially working with professional photographers. No-one in…

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More RFID wrap-up

Here’s a further article re the RFID at Tech.ED from "RFID Journal": Microsoft Australia Seeks to Boost RFID Adoption Down Under They totally fail to mention my awesome Silverlight work! 🙂 Well, not to worry, you can check it out here. (Running in a test harness, obviously. Also these aren’t the graphs that were actually…

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My slides from Tech.Ed Oz - WEB311Designing Compelling Silverlight User Experiences With Expression Studio

Here are the slides from my second talk at Tech.Ed Australia: Web311 Designing Compelling Silverlight User Experiences With Expression Studio View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: expression studio;) Unfortunately you don’t get to see the demos, which were the bulk of the presentation, where I walked through the basic steps of building the…

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August de los Reyes speaking in Melbourne 23 Sept on Microsoft Surface

August de los Reyes, User Experience Director for Microsoft Surface, will be in Melbourne on Tuesday, September 23, before keynoting Web Directions in Sydney. August is a great speaker, and a really nice guy too and has kindly agreed to speak at CHISIG that evening. August will be speaking about designing for emotion and how…

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