Microsoft partners have been building great software using Microsoft technologies. Here’s a sampling of what we’ve found.
Windows 7 Light-up
Windows 7 represents some great opportunities for ISV. Light up features include Windows 7 ribbon, task bar, thumbnails, federated search, and PowerShell.
CTO Bob Janssen of RES Software explains why his company supports the light up features in Windows 7, including Jump Lists. He describes what his company did to move user functionality from Windows XP. He tells ISV Architect Evangelist Bruce Kyle why it was important for RES Software to support and light up Windows 7 now.[more ]
In Part 2 of From Paper to the Cloud, Epson's Kent Sisco shows how Windows 7 Touch can be used in a kiosk setting with a printer and scanner to Windows Azure to record data input using Markesheets.[more ]
SARANGSoft incorporates Windows 7 features of jump lists, icons, and taskbar thumbnails in next version of their data backup software. These light up features on Windows 7 improve user interface and cue users to the application state. CEO Alok Chakrabarti shows ISV Architect Evangelist Bruce Kyle each feature that was implemented in unmanaged code in C++.[more ]
Larry Gregory talked to Marsh Sutherland, Charbel Elkhoury and Ken Herron from SocialGrow at a recent Microsoft BizSpark Incubation Week in Boston hosted by Sanjay Jain. With a few days of design and development effort SocialGrow leveraged IE8 Accelerator, Multi-Touch and Federated Search capabilities of Windows 7 to help their customers in growing their social network.
Larry Gregory talked to Eric Burns, John Ketchpaw from Panopto at a recent Microsoft BizSpark Incubation Week in Boston hosted by Sanjay Jain. With few days of design and development effort Panopto leveraged Taskbar, Speech-to-text, multi-touch capabilities of Windows 7 to enhance their presentation recording solution.
Larry Gregory talked to Anand Agarawala, Patrick Dubroy from BumpTop at a recent Microsoft BizSpark Incubation Week in Boston hosted by Sanjay Jain. With few days of design and development effort BumpTop brings a 3-D desktop leveraging multi-touch and patented advanced gestures.
Larry Gregory talked to Alex Moore from Baydin at a recent Microsoft BizSpark Incubation Week in Boston, hosted by Sanjay Jain. With few days of design and development effort Baydin created a working prototype to provide intelligence for outlook email messages leveraging Windows 7 Federated Search feature.
Larry Gregory talked to Denise Scoppetta, Glenn McGregor from AnswerPoint Medical Systems at a recent BizSpark Incubation Week in Boston hosted by Sanjay Jain. With a few days of design and development effort AnswerPoint Medical Systems created an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) prototype leveraging multi-touch and speech-to-text features of Windows 7
Doug Cleven of Marketron talks with ISV Architect Evangelist Bruce Kyle about the features now possible using Microsoft technologies. Marketron’s developers are adding business intelligence features using SQL Server 2008 R2 and user interface improvement using Windows 7.[more ]
Windows Azure Platform
Windows Azure offers ISVs the ability to create highly scalable, highly performant without the cost of building out a data center. Windows Azure applications are hosted by Microsoft.
Aspect Software, Inc. describes their recent project to move storage and processing of screen capture and voice conversations from their call center application into Azure.
As call centers typically have to retain large amounts of voice data recordings for many years, using Azure ensures the customer does not have to maintain hardware for potentially five years or more. Windows Azure takes care of the burden of data retention.
RES Software uses SQL Azure to offer cloud storage for user desktop configurations. The company also offers on premises storage options. In this video CTO Bob Jaansen explains how and why they company offers both SQL Azure and SQL Server storage options for their customers.[more ]
The team at Epson Imaging Technology Center (EITC) has created an application that is used to create mark sheets then translate completed forms into data stored on Windows Azure Platform. Mark sheets are customizable forms users can print and mark similar to the standardized tests that we've all used.[more ]
VIDIZMO empowers you to create and deliver SCORM compliant live and on-demand interactive rich media presentations. Vidizmo delivers live broadcasts for training, learning, knowledge compliance, workforce development and corporate communication. Vidizmo uses Silverlight to capture live presentations, lectures, in-person trainings, sales presentations in interactive rich media format and reuse them later. in this video ashish jamiman talks to Nadeem Khan, president, Vidizmo about Vidizmo product,…[more ]
Murray Gordon talked with William Randlett of ProfitStars at a recent Microsoft event in Redmond, WA.
William and Murray share their thoughts on many topics including Visual Studio 2010, Silverlight 4 and Azure.
Larry Gregory talks with Mike Hoskins of Pervasive Software Inc.
Pervasive Business Exchange is a hosted service for trading busines documents with trading partners. While initially seen as a horizontal solution Larry and Mike talk about how this could target vertical markets such as healthcare. In addition Mike explains some of the issues which led Pervasive to work with the Microsoft Azure Platform.
The BizSpark team had an opportunity to interview YouMD at a recent Microsoft BizSpark Camp for Windows Azure in New York. During this camp the YouMD team immersed themselves in Windows Azure for two days.
The BizSpark team had an opportunity to interview Summit Cloud at a recent Microsoft BizSpark Camp for Windows Azure in New York. During this camp the Summit Cloud team immersed themselves in Windows Azure for two days.
The BizSpark team had an opportunity to interview Open Solutions at a recent Microsoft BizSpark Camp for Windows Azure in New York. During this camp the Open Solutions team immersed themselves in Windows Azure for two days.
Talking with Marketers Anonymous at the recent Microsoft BizSpark camp for Windows Azure in New York
The BizSpark team had an opportunity to interview Marketers Anonymous at a recent Microsoft BizSpark Camp for Windows Azure in New York. During this camp the Marketers Anonymous team immersed themselves in Windows Azure for two days.
Marketers Anonymous specializes in helping small businesses market themselves through social media and search engine optimization.
The BizSpark team had an opportunity to interview Conexus Software at a recent Microsoft BizSpark Camp for Windows Azure in New York. During this camp the Conexus team immersed themselves in Windows Azure for two days.
Conexus builds solutions to let web sites present more relevant information to the end user by looking at a user's social networking connections.
The BizSpark team had an opportunity to interview Chatfe at a recent Microsoft BizSpark Camp for Windows Azure in New York. During this camp the Chatfe team immersed themselves in Windows Azure for two days.
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Loren Goodman and Theresa O'Neil of InRule Technology talked with Greg Oliver about business rules in traditional as well as cloud deployments. Callable business rules allow rules to change without going back to the development organization for implementation.
Larry Gregory talked to Jason Milgram, Ryan Parsley from Linxter at a recent Microsoft BizSpark Incubation Week in Atlanta, hosted by Sanjay Jain. With a few days of design and development effort Linxter created an Agent based System Monitoring solution to watch the health of servers.
Larry Gregory talked to Blake Byrnes, Ryan Connelly, Richard Makerson from LessMeeting at a recent Microsoft BizSpark Incubation Week in Atlanta, hosted by Sanjay Jain. With a few days of design and development effort LessMeeting converted an innovative idea to a working prototype on Windows Azure.
Larry Gregory talked to Sanjay Bhatia from Izenda at a recent Microsoft BizSpark Incubation Week In Atlanta hosted by Sanjay Jain. With a few days of design and development effort Izenda ported their hosted web application on Windows Azure.
Larry Gregory talked to Christopher Stuckey, Stephen Reid, Jessica Merriman from FandomU at a recent Microsoft BizSpark Incubation Week @ Atlanta, hosted by Sanjay Jain. With a few days of design and development effort FandomU developed a prototype on Windows Azure.
Larry Gregory talked to Lisa Jones, Robert Joseph, Vincent Thomas from EyeMail at a recent Microsoft BizSpark Incubation Week in Atlanta hosted by Sanjay Jain. With a few days of design and development effort EyeMail ported their Audio/Video content to Windows Azure.
CoreMotives combines the power of Dynamics xRM and Windows Azure Platform to offer new Marketing Automation solution
Larry Gregory talked to Rhett Thompson, Jeremie Desautels from CoreMotives at a recent Microsoft BizSpark Incubation Week in Atlanta hosted by Sanjay Jain. With a few days of design and development effort CoreMotives ported their Microsoft Dynamics xRM application to Windows Azure.
Larry Gregory talked to David Bailey, Jessie Hill from ChasingSavings.com at a recent Microsoft BizSpark Incubation Week in Atlanta hosted by Sanjay Jain. With a few days of design and development effort ChasingSavings.com ported their hosted application to Windows Azure.
Publishing giant Quark creates innovative Web-based service for small-business market. QuarkPromote.com lets small business owners create high quality marketing materials for their business and print them at local print shops.
Avectra talks about economy, association management software and Microsoft partnershipAvectra is the leading provider of on demand membership management software solutions that are the result of more than 14 years of experience serving member-based organizations of every size and discipline. Avectra’s netFORUM solutions enable organizations of all sizes to experience world class membership management. In this video Rodney Beverly chats with Don Prodehl and Abdol H. Jahanbani about economy,…[more ]
Aptify Rapid Application Development (RAD) Platform provides the core technology that all Aptify business solutions use to extend end-users an unprecedented degree of flexibility. Aptify’s powerful software is built on leading technologies such as .NET, XML, Web Services, AJAX and SQL Server. In this video ashish jaiman talks to Amith Nagarajan, CEO Aptify about Aptify RAD, Microsoft Partnership and Technologies.…[more ]
Jack Henry focuses on the financial industry such as banking and credit union software. Jack Henry has been working extensively with WPF and Silverlight as well as WCF. In additioning to these technologies Donny and Jared talk about security and WIF and ADFS2.
Our team at PDC 2009 talked with Glenn Berry of NewsGator Technologies, an RSS platform company about their work with Microsoft development technologies.
Warren Wilbee talks with William Barrow, CTO of Axonom Inc. about their use of Microsoft Dynamics CRM to support the needs of high tech manufacturing vertical solutions.
Axonom Inc. supports Microsoft Dynamics both in an on premise and in the cloud deployment
In addition to Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Axonom is working with the Microsoft Azure Platform.
Project Management comes to Dynamics CRM. In this video and demonstration Curt Yager from http://www.summitstream talks about how they built a solution in Dynamics CRM for managing projects and how it also can track additional data using Dynamics GP.
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In this video Jerry and Chris from http://www.crminnovation.com talked to us about their new Data2CRM tool which leverages Silverlight to make it very easy to work with data import tasks, and it supports CRM Online too! Now data import is as simply as drag and drop.
Peak 15 Systems have worked with Microsoft Dynamics CRM to transform it into a system that can be used in the Tour Operator industry. In this video James O'Leonard and Tim Klooster from Peak 15 System talked to us about why they built their solution on the Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform.
Mid America Consulting Group worked with their advisor to see how Dynamics XRM could be used to build line of business applications. During the week the team worked with our offshore developers to finalize their security model.
Sanjay Jain talked with Mike Trionfo and Ryan Plant of Interbankfx at a recent XRM Acceleration Lab in Chicago
Interbankfx produces systems to enable investors to trade in foreign currencies. During the week Interbankfx learned how Dynamics XRM can be used to build many different types of line of business applications.
Sanjay Jain talked with Mike Hammons and Bob Peskin of Infinity Info Systems at a recent XRM Acceleration Lab in Chicago
Over the course of the week Mike an Bob learned new technologies including Dynamics XRM, Silverlight 3 and 4.
Sanjay Jain talked with Andy Leitzinger of FieldPoint Service Applications Inc. at a recent XRM Acceleration Lab in Chicago
Over the course of the week Andy looked at how Dynamics XRM could be used in the mobile service professional market.
Sanjay Jain talked with Bennett Johnson and Diego Perez Mesa of EKI at a recent XRM Acceleration Lab in Chicago
EKI is a technology advisor in the area of business process re-organization. During the week EKI worked on a prototype for a new product and expanded their knowledge of the Microsoft XRM platform
Sanjay Jain talked with Austin Merritt and Daniel Rehner of DAXKO at a recent XRM Acceleration Lab in Chicago
DAXKO currently focuses on building solutions to meet the needs of YMCA's such as membership management. Over the week they were able to prototype a solution based on Dynamics xRM and got to work with Silverlight.
In part two of this two part video Jim Wilson from Cincom Acquire demonstrates their technology being used in many different scenarios. As these demonstrations show, this technology can be used to deliver expert systems for use in many industries and can empower your users with the expert knowledge that your company veterans have built up over the years.
Enjoy the show!
In part one of this two part video we talk to Jim Wilson and Gregor Newland from Cincom Acquire about their product offering. While initially targetted as being a product configurator this technology can easily be used as an expert system to deliver the knowledge needed in many different industries. In part two we will show a number of demonstrations of how this product can be used.
Tim Handorf from BIGMACHINES and Mike Snyder from Sonoma Partners talked with me about their work integrating BIGMACHINES into Dynamics CRM 4.0 to enable easier and faster selling. As part of this video Tim also talks about why they partnered with Sonoma to get their new solution to market very quickly.
If your a company selling complex products take a look at BIGMACHINES
Murray Gordon talked with Gabriel Torok of PreEmptive Solutions about their solutions to help you get better insight into your code. In addition Gabriel talked about the new Runtime Intelligence solution that helps you gain insight into your codes performance in the field.
In this interview with Chris Trytten, Director, Developer Product Marketing, we talk about commercial biometrics for the Windows platform. Using the One Touch SDK, developers can easily add DigitalPersona fingerprint authentication security to their Windows applications. The development kit supports multiple programming interfaces and is available at www.digitalpersona.com/index.php?id=dev_sdk_one-touch_windows .[more ]
Compatible with Windows 7 Software Logo
Kris Lall at Attachmate describes the benefits for joining the early adopter program, Front Runner for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Now with the launch of Windows 7, there's still time to join Front Runner. Front Runner is an early adopter program for ISVs in the US that helps you get your applications compatible with the latest Microsoft technologies. Once you tell us that your application is compatible, you’ll get a range of marketing benefits to help you let your customers know…[more ]
Attachmate was among the very first to earn the Compatible with Windows 7 software logo. In this video, Product Marketing Manager Kris Lall and Test Lead Chinh Vu talks with me about the whole process. Kris tells why the logo is important to Attachmate and the customer benefits. Chinh explains the process, how it is different from other logo tests, and what steps he took to get the logo.[more ]
Phil Lieberman from Lieberman Software talked with us at PDC 2009 about their business, being a Microsoft partner and also the benefits of getting your product certified. Be sure to watch to the end to hear the great comment Phil makes about Windows XP and Windows 7.
Larry Gregory talked to Nadeem Khan of Vidizmo at a recent Microsoft BizSpark Incubation Week in Reston, hosted by Sanjay Jain. Vidizmo developed a SCORM-compliant Interactive Video based learning solution that mashes up various content and applies search to the contents of the video and associated media assets. Very powerful and unique approach.
SuiteLinq, Inc. provides integrated communication, on-demand entertainment, and business productivity solutions that deliver the Ultimate In-Room Experience to guests. SuiteLinq™ is a customized interactive portal, running on multiple in-room digital devices, offering high-speed Internet access and a variety of hotel services, way-finding, on-demand entertainment content, and business productivity tools directly to the guest.SuiteVOD™ is the latest Hollywood movies, informational programs, and…[more ]
Nominate Your Videos
If your software company have posted a cool video that you’d like to share about your software company building on Microsoft technologies, nominate your video to be included here. Contact me with your name, your email, a description of the video, and where you’ve posted the video. YouTube, Channel 9, or other locations are all ok.