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SBTUG
27 October 2010
Craig Bailey www.craigbailey.net @craigbailey
SBTUG 27 October 2010
5:45pm – Doors open
6:00pm – Welcome & Intro – Craig Bailey
6:15pm – News – Nick Rayner
6:30pm – Sil...
#sbtug Thank Youz
• @christhecoder
• @jodiem
• @aussienick
• @sbtug
• @CADbloke
• @coatsy
• @KathyHughesMVP
• @craigbailey
Quick survey
• Who’s here for the first time?
• Who’s using Silverlight currently?
• How many business owners/analysts?
• ...
Your Questions
• What would you like covered tonight?
– Mention your burning questions upfront
New Facebook Page
• Moving from our Facebook Group to a new
Facebook Page
• www.facebook.com/SBTUG
• Please ‘Like’ us
SBTUG 2010
24 November 2010
Venture Capital and Government Grants
Probably…
Virtualisation Smackdown – Next Year?
Sponsor SBTUG?
• Links to you from the site
• And newsletters
• Mentions on the night
• Just cover the pizza cost ($80-$30...
Cost
If you want pizza & drinks...
• $10 donation
(Speakers eat free)
Events
• 28 Oct - The Social Network
• 29 Oct – PDC Keynote at 3am or 9am #pdcau
microsoftpdc.com
• 06 Nov – Office DevCon...
Photos
• #sbtug
Tech News
• (Nick Rayner is sick…) 
• Google Instant
• Click Fraud rate is up
• PayPal micropayment system
• Facebook dat...
Quick Poll
• Which language is used in your company?
– Microsoft (.NET or C/C++)
– Apple (C/C++)
– PHP
– Java
– Other
Microsoft News
• Windows Phone 7
• Office 365
• Ray Ozzie leaves, and Reflects
• Internet Explorer 9 Beta
• Bing integrate...
EMDG
• Export Market Development Grant
4 Companies 2 Rule the World
• Microsoft: Desktop - Windows + Office + Servers
• Apple: Mobile Advertising
• Google: Searc...
5 Companies 2 Rule the World
• Microsoft: Desktop - Windows + Office + Servers
• Apple: Subscriptions + Mobile Advertising...
Amazon
• AWS tiers
• Self-publishing
• Kindle reach
• App stores
• Micro-hosting (EC2 micro instances)
• Lending
Amazon’s biggest problem
• They are still very US centric
The Push to Paid
• Paying for information
– Time = Money
• Getting paid for information
– Saving time = money
Tools & Resources
• SEObook ($300/month)
• SEOmoz ($99/month)
• PPCblog ($179/month)
• Raven ($99/month)
• GigaOM Pro ($17...
SBTUG 27 October 2010
5:45pm – Doors open
6:00pm – Welcome & Intro – Craig Bailey
6:15pm – News – Nick Rayner
6:30pm – Sil...
Silverlight for Business
Over to Chris
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  1. 1. SBTUG 27 October 2010 Craig Bailey www.craigbailey.net @craigbailey
  2. 2. SBTUG 27 October 2010 5:45pm – Doors open 6:00pm – Welcome & Intro – Craig Bailey 6:15pm – News – Nick Rayner 6:30pm – Silverlight for Business – Chris Anderson 7:15pm – Pizza Break 7:30pm – Prototyping – Jodie Miners 8:30pm – Finish
  3. 3. #sbtug Thank Youz • @christhecoder • @jodiem • @aussienick • @sbtug • @CADbloke • @coatsy • @KathyHughesMVP • @craigbailey
  4. 4. Quick survey • Who’s here for the first time? • Who’s using Silverlight currently? • How many business owners/analysts? • How many developers?
  5. 5. Your Questions • What would you like covered tonight? – Mention your burning questions upfront
  6. 6. New Facebook Page • Moving from our Facebook Group to a new Facebook Page • www.facebook.com/SBTUG • Please ‘Like’ us
  7. 7. SBTUG 2010 24 November 2010 Venture Capital and Government Grants Probably… Virtualisation Smackdown – Next Year?
  8. 8. Sponsor SBTUG? • Links to you from the site • And newsletters • Mentions on the night • Just cover the pizza cost ($80-$300) • Chat to me if you are interested
  9. 9. Cost If you want pizza & drinks... • $10 donation (Speakers eat free)
  10. 10. Events • 28 Oct - The Social Network • 29 Oct – PDC Keynote at 3am or 9am #pdcau microsoftpdc.com • 06 Nov – Office DevCon • 09 Nov – SydMo – iPhone 4 v WinP7 v Android v Blackberry • 16 Nov - Post PDC Roadshow • 20-21 Nov – CodeCampOz • 23 Nov – Yow (Brisbane, Melbourne)
  11. 11. Photos • #sbtug
  12. 12. Tech News • (Nick Rayner is sick…)  • Google Instant • Click Fraud rate is up • PayPal micropayment system • Facebook data export • Facebook commenting system improves • Firesheep (Firefox Hacking plugin). See also HTTPS Everywhere for protection • Tablet PCs continue to get trotted out…
  13. 13. Quick Poll • Which language is used in your company? – Microsoft (.NET or C/C++) – Apple (C/C++) – PHP – Java – Other
  14. 14. Microsoft News • Windows Phone 7 • Office 365 • Ray Ozzie leaves, and Reflects • Internet Explorer 9 Beta • Bing integrates with Facebook “Let there be no doubt that the big shifts occurring over the next five years ensure that this will absolutely be a time of great opportunity for those who put past technologies & successes into perspective, and envision all the transformational value that can be offered moving forward to individuals, businesses, governments and society. It’s the dawn of a new day – the sun having now arisen on a world of continuous services and connected devices.”
  15. 15. EMDG • Export Market Development Grant
  16. 16. 4 Companies 2 Rule the World • Microsoft: Desktop - Windows + Office + Servers • Apple: Mobile Advertising • Google: Search + Web Advertising • Facebook: Social connection + Social Advertising • Note: Advertising is inversely proportional to Privacy – Google is terrible, Facebook is getting bad, watch Apple closely... (From my April 2010 Slides)
  17. 17. 5 Companies 2 Rule the World • Microsoft: Desktop - Windows + Office + Servers • Apple: Subscriptions + Mobile Advertising • Google: Search + Web Advertising • Facebook: Social connection + Social Advertising • Amazon: Delivery • Note: Advertising is inversely proportional to Privacy – Google is terrible, Facebook is getting bad, watch Apple closely...
  18. 18. Amazon • AWS tiers • Self-publishing • Kindle reach • App stores • Micro-hosting (EC2 micro instances) • Lending
  19. 19. Amazon’s biggest problem • They are still very US centric
  20. 20. The Push to Paid • Paying for information – Time = Money • Getting paid for information – Saving time = money
  21. 21. Tools & Resources • SEObook ($300/month) • SEOmoz ($99/month) • PPCblog ($179/month) • Raven ($99/month) • GigaOM Pro ($179/year) • iPad (News sources, Magazines, Tools) • Also, Accounting/Invoicing/PM related…
  22. 22. SBTUG 27 October 2010 5:45pm – Doors open 6:00pm – Welcome & Intro – Craig Bailey 6:15pm – News – Nick Rayner 6:30pm – Silverlight for Business – Chris Anderson 7:15pm – Pizza Break 7:30pm – Prototyping – Jodie Miners 8:30pm – Finish
  23. 23. Silverlight for Business Over to Chris
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