Visual Studio 2012 Events

Hearing directly from our experts is the best way to get a really good understanding of Visual Studio, especially now we’ve launched Visual Studio 2012. We have scheduled free in-person events on Application Lifecycle Management capabilities of Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server for you to come and learn more about the new version. In…


Windows 8 Application Excellence Labs – Make your app shine

Registration is now open for the UK Windows 8 App Excellence Lab for May. What is it? The Windows 8 App Excellence Labs is the only channel for UK developers to gain earlier access to the Windows Store. And of course, gain valuable feedback and advice around enhancing their great Metro user experience and much…


Faculty Connection Registration – Want to stay informed of the latest technology and educational trends?

Want to stay informed of the latest technology and educational trends? When you become a verified Faculty Connection member, you gain access to benefits such as the latest technology news, faculty only material, and more. What is Faculty Connection? Microsoft Faculty Connection Resources How do you become a verified member? Just send a email from…


The technology revolution consumerisation of IT and research opportunities

Last week the National Retail Federation (NRF) conference in New York took place last, showcasing some of emerging trends and innovation. The feedback from the event really made me start thinking about how are we positioning the consumerisation of IT within your teaching and research?  At the NFT Conference Razorfish demonstrated a beta version of…


Interesting Opportunity for Academic App developers to win some great prizes

The Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phone is now available as a reward with the Windows Phone UK Developer Reward Programme. By simply joining the UK Developer rewards programme Educators and Students can get rewarded with loads of other fantastic prizes for building Windows Phone App and publishing it on the Windows Phone Marketplace. The programme…


Cloud Futures 2012: Hot Topics in Research and Education

The conference takes  place in Berkeley, California, May 7-8.  As in previous years, the workshop brings together researchers, educators and practitioners from all over the world. This year workshop is in association with and supported by the University of California, Berkeley. The keynote speakers are from UC Berkeley, Microsoft and Google. You are very welcome…


Think Computer Science 2011

On the 7th December 2011,  the DPE Academic team exhibited at the annual Microsoft Research Cambridge Think Computer Science event held this year at The Imperial War Museum, Duxford. Here is a write-up from Geoff Hughes of the days events. A suitably expansive and fun  venue for the focus of the event – Inspiring 12-14…