This week Microsoft is hosting an internal even called Tech Ready 8 in Seattle. Microsoft technical field reps and product teams come together to talk about all of the great products we’re building. I presented a session on Building Office Development Applications with Visual Studio along with a couple team members. In preparation for that session we spent the past week building a demo application that surfaces LOB data exposed as an ADO .NET dataservices in Outlook and Excel clients and SharePoint. Beth Massi is doing a blog series on how we wrote the soloution. Check it out.