Postcards from the Edge

A Microsoftie Travelogue

April, 2007

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A Microsoft blog about next generation software companies, start ups and entrepreneurs - written by a non techie and aimed at anyone interested in the enterprise economy

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    Wiki Wednesday Weport

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    Wiki Wednesdays are a series of events that were started by Socialtext . They run in about 10 countries but are just starting to get some regular slots in London and are now organised by the community. If, like me, you are unsure of what a wiki actually...
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    BT Applications Marketplace launched on 25th April

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    April 25, 2007 BT Business launches unique online software supermarket for UK businesses Creates new channel to market for ISVs and delivers wide ranging software to help small businesses thrive BT Business, in partnership with Microsoft, is...
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    Sign up for the Trade Mission to SE Asia

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    Helping ISV’s access Microsoft Skills Overseas Following on from successful events in October and January to highlight the opportunity around off-shore development to SE Asia, UK Trade & Investment (DTI) in association with Microsoft are taking...
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    Weekend Wit & Wisdom

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    "I'd like to be remembered as somebody who spoke his truth and stood by it through thick and thin. I paint what I see..." - Roger Waters, Pink Floyd "The greatest problem in communication is the illusion that it has been accomplished..." - George Bernard...
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    S + S Architects Forum - 15th May

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    Overview: Software + Services Architect Forum The winds of change are blowing across the entire IT landscape driven primarily by the ubiquity of connectivity brought about by the Internet, broadband and lowering costs of hardware and storage. 40% of...
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    QWiki Reminder

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    London Wiki Wednesday is at Microsoft tomorrow. Enjoy. I'll be in Edinburgh.
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    Tuesday Thoughts

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    "Money feeds the stomach, but meaning and magic feed the spirit and the soul"....... Mike Pegg “To succeed you need to have the skin of an Armadillo, the drive of a Ferrari, the endurance of Paula Radcliffe...” Pip Thomas - Nvest "Trust is the new...
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    Get out there....

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    If there's one thing I've learned in recent months at Microsoft is........it's good to talk. The Partnering for the Future roundtable in Cambridge last Friday week ago was pretty good. More of that I think. Steve and I spend quite a significant amount...
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    Live demystified

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    Take a look at some Windows Live screenshots . And if you haven't already seen it check out Office Live for v small businesses. Also worth checking out the stuff from the Canadian Live team on Steve's blog and I love the Vista Live Search gadget .
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    Gold Mining

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    James often sends me links to interesting articles - this is one such piece about the investor community and Web 2.0 start ups. There certainly are a lot of them - have a look at this directory . Talking of finance, the guys at smartfundit.com are...
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