This premier partner conference will take place at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado, USA, July 10-12, and will provide a wide range of valuable resources for all Microsoft Partners. Over 10,000 partners, industry experts, speakers, exhibitors, Microsoft executives, and many others are expected to attend this year’s conference—don’t miss out!  If you need more information visit  I will be blogging about the 3 finalist for GISV of the year later this week.

Surface Computing - The Microsoft Surface tabletop PC, for which the company has created both the hardware and software, offers shades of the technology seen in the sci-fi thriller Minority Report. The whole unit is controlled entirely through touch; there's no mouse or keyboard. This is a innovative approach to computing that will have many useful purposes for the ISV community.  Imagine this technology being used for the next generation of CAD/CAM or other engineering programs.  If you need more information visit