Thanks for coming along to the 2009 Innovation Days Roadshow. This document provides you with a list of resources and websites to complement the sessions you have attended. If you do have a need for more information than is provided here, please subscribe to our blogs and twitter feeds, and you can always email us. Regards, Catherine Eibnerhttp://blogs.msdn.com/ceibner/ http://twitter.com/ceibner Dave Glover http://blogs.msdn.com/dglover/ http://twitter.com/dglover Sarah Theisshttp://blogs.msdn.com/auspartners/ http://twitter.com/sarahetheiss Shane Morrishttp://blogs.msdn.com/shanemo/ http://twitter.com/shanemo/ The Age of User Experience Shane Morris In an age where your competitor is one click away, "
has become a watchword for attracting and retaining customers. Shane Morris will kick off with a whirlwind tour of emerging opportunities for delivering innovative customer experiences. Links Microsoft /webhttp://www.microsoft.com/web/Microsoft Web Platformhttp://www.microsoft.com/web/downloads/platform.aspxDesign at Microsofthttp://www.microsoft.com/design/
Customer Touch-Points Dave Glover Learn how Microsoft helps you to create products and services that are integral to customers' lives - from social experiences with Microsoft Surface to mobile experiences on Windows Phone. Links Internet Explorer 8http://www.microsoft.com/ieIE Acceleratorshttp://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/features/faster.aspxDrive.com.au Acceleratorhttp://www.drive.com.au/activities/IE Web Sliceshttp://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/features/easier.aspxGrays online (web slice and visual search)http://www.graysonline.com/Search.aspx?q=diamond+ringMessenger Web Toolkithttp://dev.live.com/Dolly Web messengerhttp://dolly.com.au Windows Touchhttp://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/features/windows-touch.aspxMicrosoft Surfacehttp://www.surface.comWindows Mobile Development (see developer links below)http://www.codemasons.com.au and http://blogs.msdn.com/dglover/archive/2009/08/25/getting-started-with-windows-mobile-6-5-widget-development.aspxGetting started with Windows Mobile 6.5 Widget Development http://blogs.msdn.com/dglover/archive/2009/08/25/getting-started-with-windows-mobile-6-5-widget-development.aspx
Innovation on the web with Microsoft Silverlight Shane Morris Next generation consumers don't want to merely consume your services, they want a conversation. Hear how Silverlight is enabling Australian companies to deliver unique, compelling and most of all interactive services on the web. Links Silverlighthttp://www.microsoft.com/silverlight/Smooth Streaminghttp://www.iis.net/mediaSilverlight Deepzoomhttp://rubrik.ch.msn.com/reportagen/zermatt.aspx.NET RIA Serviceshttp://silverlight.net/learn/handsonlabs/Mix 2009 (Microsoft WW Web Conference)http://www.visitmix.com Not just better, faster! Shane Morris There are two routes to success: better products, and lower costs. Game-changing tools like Expression Blend, Sketchflow and Visual Studio 2010 allow you to envision, design and deliver your ideas faster and cheaper - driving down costs and time-to-market. Links Expression Studiohttp://www.microsoft.com/australia/expression/and contained on this USB stick is the trial version of Expression Studio 3Sketchflowhttp://www.microsoft.com/australia/expression/products/Sketchflow_Overview.aspxVisual Studiohttp://www.microsoft.com/australia/visualstudio/ Drawing a crowd Shane Morris Drive revenue and manage traffic with Microsoft's range of advertising platforms and tools, from Microsoft Advertising, to Bing and beyond. Links Microsoft LookingGlasshttp://community.microsoftadvertising.com/blogs/analytics/archive/2009/09/23/microsoft-lookingglass-helps-businesses-catch-the-social-media-wave-at-advertising-week-2009.aspxMicrosoft Advertisinghttp://advertising.microsoft.com/ad-network Search Engine optimisation toolkithttp://www.iis.net/extensions/SEOToolkit
Partnering with Microsoft Sarah Theiss Being excited by the technology is one thing – but are you really going to have a successful business when you partner with Microsoft? Find out about the resources available and where to go from here. Microsoft Partner Network (MPN)www.microsoft.com.au/partnerMicrosoft WebsiteSparkhttp://www.microsoft.com/web/websitespark/default.aspx Microsoft BizSparkhttp://www.microsoft.com/bizspark/ Partner Marketing Centre – web campaign materialshttps://www.partnermarketingcenter.com/en-au/ActivityCenter.aspx?CampaignID=134 Web Presence Resourceshttps://partner.microsoft.com/Australia/40094542 Need help?13 20 58 option 4, or email@example.com MPN ISV Resourceshttps://partner.microsoft.com/Australia/40011939 Empower Programhttps://partner.microsoft.com/Australia/40011351 Application Compatibility Resources and sign uphttps://www.isvappcompat.com/
PDC Highlights Dave Glover + Catherine Eibner The Professional Developers Conference (PDC) is the definitive developer event focused on the technical strategy of the Microsoft developer platform. This session is summary of what was hot to trot at the PDC 2009. Links Microsoft Professional Developers Conference (PDC)http://microsoftpdc.com/
xRM (Anything Relationship Management) Catherine Eibner xRM is the natural evolution of CRM. Businesses are expanding their use of new generation CRM solutions to manage a wider range of scenarios, including asset management, prospect management, citizen management, and many more. Microsoft CRM sits on the .NET platform and because of that, it is much more than a traditional CRM product. Instead, think of Microsoft CRM is as a rapid development application with out of the box CRM functionality. The purpose of this session is to better understand Microsoft's CRM strategy and how you get to market first with world class business solutions. Links Microsoft Dynamicshttp://www.microsoft.com/dynamics/en/us/default.aspx
Windows 7 and Windows Server Application Compatibility Dave Glover Windows 7 has shipped and it rocks, customers love it. This represents a huge business opportunity for you organisation and a chance to delight customers. This session covers key compatibility challenges and resources to make sure you get the "
. Links Register your Windows 7 Compatibilityhttp://www.isvappcompat.comWindows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Application Quality Cookbookhttp://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Windows7AppQualityChris Jackson's "
The App Compat Guy"
http://blogs.msdn.com/cjacks/A Developer's First Look at Windows 7http://www.msdev.com/Directory/SeriesDescription.aspx?CourseId=104Windows 7 Application Compatibility Training (very good)http://www.msdev.com/Directory/Description.aspx?eventId=1196Windows 7 training kithttp://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=1c333f06-fadb-4d93-9c80-402621c600e7&displaylang=enWindows API Code Packhttp://code.msdn.microsoft.com/WindowsAPICodePackOpen Search Toolkithttp://opensearchtoolkit.codeplex.com/Develop for Windows 7 on MSDNhttp://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/dd433113.aspx and http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd378748.aspx
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft Office 2010 Dave Glover + Catherine Eibner SharePoint and Office continue to be the cornerstone for Enterprise and Web collaboration and with the 2010 releases the possibilities of extending and integrating Line of Business solutions is set to explode . This session covers what's new for developers in SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 including the tooling in Visual Studio 2010, simplified debugging and integration with Team Foundation Server. Links Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Coursehttp://channel9.msdn.com/learn/courses/vs2010/Getting Started with SharePoint 2010 Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 (Beta) Developer Centershttp://blogs.msdn.com/erikaehrli/archive/2009/10/19/getting-started-with-sharepoint-2010-for-developers-new-office-2010-and-sharepoint-2010-beta-developer-centers.aspxVisual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Coursehttp://channel9.msdn.com/learn/courses/vs2010/
Windows Azure Dave Glover Windows Azure and Cloud Computing come of age!! Understand the new platform announcements from the PDC and step in to the brave new world of utility computing Links Windows Azurehttp://www.microsoft.com/windowsazure/Azure training kithttp://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=413E88F8-5966-4A83-B309-53B7B77EDF78&displaylang=en Windows Marketplace for Mobile - Show me the money!! Dave Glover Are you building for Windows Mobile? Then Windows Marketplace for Mobile will make it easy to manage and distribute your applications, and directly connect you with millions of Windows Mobile users worldwide. This session overviews how to get on board and start doing business on the Marketplace. Links Windows Phonehttp://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/en-au/default.mspxWindows Marketplacehttp://marketplace.windowsphone.com/Overview.aspxCode Masons Guildhttp://www.microsoft.com.au/windowsmobile/developer/
Partnering with Microsoft Sarah Theiss Being excited by the technology is one thing – but are you really going to have a successful business when you partner with Microsoft? Links Microsoft Partner Network (MPN)www.microsoft.com.au/partnerMicrosoft WebsiteSparkhttp://www.microsoft.com/web/websitespark/default.aspx Microsoft BizSparkhttp://www.microsoft.com/bizspark/ Partner Marketing Centre – web campaign materialshttps://www.partnermarketingcenter.com/en-au/ActivityCenter.aspx?CampaignID=134 Web Presence Resourceshttps://partner.microsoft.com/Australia/40094542 Custom and Web Development Solutions resourceshttps://partner.microsoft.com/Australia/40043718 Need help?13 20 58 option 4, or firstname.lastname@example.org MPN ISV Resourceshttps://partner.microsoft.com/Australia/40011939 Empower Programhttps://partner.microsoft.com/Australia/40011351 Application Compatibility Resources and sign uphttps://www.isvappcompat.com/ Acquiring Microsoft software for your customersOn Premise (ISV Royalty program) https://partner.microsoft.com/Australia/40012214 Hosted by Partner https://partner.microsoft.com/Australia/productssolutions/productspartnerhostedservices Hosted by Microsoft (via Telstra) https://partner.microsoft.com/Australia/productssolutions/productsonlineservices