Microsoft’s Industry Webcast Series
Newly launched in the Fall of 2006, this series runs every other Tuesday from 1.00pm to 2.30pm Eastern Standard Time. Make these your must-see source of the latest technology trends and solutions in financial services. Our regulars include product managers from Redmond, WA as well as industry gurus within Microsoft discussing best of class Microsoft solutions for the financial services industry.  Please review our fall schedule and register for your must-see webcasts now!

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Date & Time


Optimizing the Branch
In this webcast we will review today’s Branch Landscape and understand the competitive pressures branches are facing. We’ll explore whether technical Trends pushing towards centralization, as well as optimization techniques. We’ll review composite Architecture, Infrastructure, and Applications so that you can choose a design that’s best for you.

Nov 14, 2006
1-2:30pm EST


Migration Best Practices for Financial Services (WinDNA to .NET 2.0)
Do you have plans to migrate your Component Object Model (COM) and WinDNA architecture to .NET? Learn the architectural considerations for migrating COM-based applications to the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0. In this webcast, we explore the various migration strategies chosen by financial services firms as well as the reasons why. We’ll review strategies such as vertical and horizontal migrations, as well as provide best practices for choosing a migration implmentation. We then drill down into the development process, pointing out tips and tricks for migrating your code to .NET. See the key enhancements and modifications in the .NET Framework 2.0, so you have the right information to make the decision that is best for you.

Nov 28, 2006
1-2:30pm EST