The 2nd Dynamics CRM Incubation Week was held at the MTC in Boston, MA. Five teams out of 30 nominations were assigned adedicated CRM expert advisor and was given a 24/7 lab with required hardware, software and networking resources.
Day1 started with CRM Platform training, delivered by six advisors. Right after training each team started working on their business idea with their advisor, and continued refining the business concept and solution prototype throughout Day2, Day3 and Day4. During the week we invited three industry/business Guest Speakers to share their insights and help startups prepare their pitch to judging panel on Friday. Every day we had two scrum calls with one offshore development company to expedite the development work. Day5 was the presentation day and judges (total 6 judges) declared various awards.
Most Innovative Award
Automate Mobile Radiology including Order Entry, Dispatch, Billing and Reporting for Health Care Providers
Most Viable Business Award
Project Management and Resource Scheduling for Professional Services Organizations
Best XRM Solution Award
HR Staffing, Recruiting and Leasing
Project Management and Cost Control for AEC Market
On-Demand educational portal for learning 2nd Language (Spanish)
Here is a sample screenshots written by in Dynamics CRM by the teams.
Local software entrepreneur Incubators, startups to grow the Local Software Economy (LSE) and help software entrepreneurs in their business and technical challenges. During these Incubation Weeks, Microsoft will help startups to build their solutions on Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Platform (plus leveraging Office, SilverLight/WPF, and S+S offerings), proving the relevance and viability for entrepreneurs.
If you are a startup, you can get Microsoft support and tools for your development efforts through BizSpark.