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  • Reaching Out to Microsoft Partners in Australia

    The Mojave Experiment - what do you think ?

    So Australian partners, what do you think of the story that is all over the worldwide press and blogosphere - The Mojave Experiment - where Microsoft showed what was purported to the be the next version of Windows to some Vista skeptics. In fact it was...
  • Josh Holmes

    Software Development Meme

    Jeff Blankenburg called me out with his Software Development Meme. It's actually a funny thing that he did because I have a much different background than much of the industry. My undergrad is actually English with a minor in Drama and a minor in Communications...
  • Marc: My Words

    Technology shouldn’t torture people

    Loved this find by Patty Azzarello . The mind boggles.
  • Developers, Developers Developers

    Expression Blend 2 Service Pack 1 enables creation of Silverlight 2 Content

    Expression Blend 2 Service Pack 1 updates the supported Silverlight platform to Silverlight 2 which enables you to take full advantage of the new features available in the platform. The Expression Blend 2 Service Pack 1 exposes two new features of...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    A Sterling Case for Intelligent Systems in UK Retail

    Posted By The Embedded Ninja

    My clan and I devote our lives to working with Windows Embedded customers to bring truth, justice and the Embedded Way in this technology-driven world. OK, maybe that should read ‘to bring Identity, Security, Connectivity, Manageability, UX, Analytics…and the Intelligent Systems Way’. After all, it is the implementation of a complete Intelligent System that we all strive to share with you, our loyal ninja followers. A description of one such example of an Intelligent System in action comes from our ninja in the U.K., Simon Francis. Simon is a Windows Embedded Solutions Specialist who wanted to share his story about a retail success in a rather challenging environment. Over to you, Simon.


    The number is staggering.

    Approximately 25,000 people in the retail industry attend the National Retail Federation (NRF) Annual Convention & EXPO in New York. Countries from around the world are represented at this massive event taking place this week.

    While many markets and regions will paint a picture of growth and prosperity in the sector, there are some spots on the globe that offer a more challenging retail scenario. One example is in the U.K.

    Research from Deloitte this month shows that 194 U.K. retailers were forced into administration in 2012, compared with 183 in 2011 and 165 in 2010. Deloitte predicted further distress in the retail sector in 2013 as the U.K. high street continues to face economic and structural challenges – from muted consumer spending over Christmas to the increasing popularity of online retailers.


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  • Continuous Learning

    Machine Learning Tools Powerhouse with Azure RemoteApp

    Wouldn’t it be nice to have all your Machine Learning (ML) tools available wherever you are, and on any device? Azure RemoteApp is built exactly for that. While traveling, I usually carry my Surface Pro 3 that does not have any ML tools, and at...
  • UK StudentZine Blog

    Life as an MSP through the eyes of a Star Award Winner

    Full of anticipation, we arrived at the Bootcamp last September, eager to find out what we would be able to accomplish to share our passion for technology and software. After a dozen thrilling presentations from Microsoft speakers over many topics, ranging...
  • Microsoft Azure App Service Web Apps Support Team Blog

    Scaling Your Web Application with Azure Web Sites

    Yochay Kiriaty, one of our program managers in Azure Web Sites, recently wrote an excellent article for MSDN Magazine that outlines how to design, implement and configure applications for scaling in the cloud. If you are hosting an application in Azure...
  • Dag König

    Visual Studio 2010 Workflow Designer

    Av Alan Smith, Know IT This is the first in a series of webcasts looking at the WF Designer in Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 (forget the other WF webcasts, lots has changed now). I’ll be taking a quick tour of the new WF designer functionality, looking at...
  • De los medios y de lo digital

    De MSN Vídeo en Flash a Bing Vídeo en Silverlight

    Anda que no habré contestado veces esta pregunta. La última, esta misma semana. Que sí, que lo estamos migrando. Pues no: ¡ya lo hemos migrado! A Silverlight con smooth streaming. De momento en USA, nos irá llegando poco a poco al resto de los países...
  • Microsofts partnerblogg

    Sammanfattning av veckan som gått

    Taggar -taggar: Partnerprogrammet , Event , Marknadswebben För att alla ska veta vad som händer kommer här en sammanfattning kring något av det som har diskuterats på våra sociala medier. - Nu finns en ny version av guiden som beskriver de nya kompetenserna...
  • SQLClub

    Визит в Россию програм-менеджера SQL Engine

    На следующей неделе Россию посетит Борис Барышников, менеджер программ в команде разработки SQL Server'ного движка. В версии 2008 Борис возглавлял проект по разработке регулятора ресурсов (Resource Governor). Он также работал над такими областями продукта...
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