Vendor Management How do you manage the relationship? How do you protect the interests of both parties? How do you mitigate risk, avoid scope creep & adhere to standards? How do you include legal requirements without costing a fortune? How do you provide clear specifications without drowning in documents?
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Events Coffee meetings – thelatteguy.com 10-11 April – BizSpark Camp for Azure -> $5K prize 13 April – UXBookClub.org 13-14 April - Australian ALM Conference 22-23 April – SMX Sydney 06-07 May - webDU 24-26 May – CeBIT ?? June – ReMIX – Melbourne <- Boo! 16-17 June - Australian SharePoint Conference 24-27 Aug – Tech*ED – Gold Coast <- Meh
SBTUG 2010 28 April 2010 Sexy Technology; SharePoint 2010 Prep 26 May 2010 Accounting & Freelance Tools Smackdown (Xero, Saasu, Freshbooks, Zoho, ATO) Note: 29 September is our CMS Smackdown night... www.sbtug.com
Tech News Bing Updates coming shortly Google loves China iPhone HD rumours CERN collides Windows Phone 7 announcements Patents Galore (Microsoft, Google, Apple, Facebook) Microsoft Dynamics CRM 5 CTP3
Visual Studio 2010 Launch iPad Launch HotMail to get Office Web Apps Integration Something in Justin’s Favourites Windows Azure – 09 April – pricing NewsMap.jp Office 2010 – April release
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