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Linda Chong is the Engagement Manager working at Microsoft Consulting Services in Singapore. She is responsible for engagement delivery quality and customer satisfaction by structuring and managing deals through to completion.

July, 2007

Blog - About

About Senior Project Manager - Linda Chong

A dynamic and meticulous professional who has more than 13 years of extensive IT experience on management, consulting, evangelism, architecture design/review, pre-sales engagement and systems integration in the areas of SOA, Web 2.0, e-business/e-commerce and enterprise application integration (EAI). In my current role, my portfolio at Microsoft Consulting Services includes project management and presales engagement, focusing primarily on application development opportunities and engagements such as .NET consulting, solution architecture, SOA, SQL Server/BizTalk/SharePoint consulting, etc. My previous role in Microsoft was the Architect Evangelist. In the Architect Evangelist role, I played the lead role from Microsoft in driving thought leadership and platform adoption in SOA, Software+Services, Web 2.0 and other emerging technologies to enterprise customers and partners on the Microsoft platform. I also represented Microsoft in SiTF SOA Chapter as a member of the executive committee team to drive the adoption of SOA in conjunction with IDA. Prior to Microsoft, I was working with IBM Consulting Services. Back in my consulting days, I worked on mega projects that span the entire SDLC from conducting requirement/assessment study, mapping of client’s business processes/requirements to IT solutions, solutioning, macro/micro design to deployment. I had led a team of more than 60 people (including enterprise customers under my leadership) in delivering mainframe migration projects.

Specialties
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Web 2.0
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
E-Business/E-Commerce Consulting
Project Management
Program Management
Enterprise Marketing

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    Office Business Applications (OBA) Resources

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    OBA as the consumption layer for SOA SOA allows for decomposition and refactoring of IT assets, however to make it tangible for end users these assets need to be composed into task centric, role based applications. OBA is one of the ways to build these...
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    OBA Central!

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    Microsoft Corp has just launched an OBA portal at http://www.obacentral.com . OBA Central is a one-stop resource for OBA solutions. It was launched with great success, the site has had 170,000 hits in the first week itself. This is a community of Microsoft...
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    Architect Council 7 Aug, 2.30 pm

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    Another edition of Architect Council is coming... this time, the topic would be around Software+Services and Web 2.0. We also have a guest speaker to share his real life experience in using Silverlight technologies for building portals.
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    Software + Services (S+S)

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    What is Software + Services (S+S)? Is it Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)? Or is it Software as a Service (SaaS)? Web 2.0? Or some fluffy terminology? If you look at these phenomena – they all have a common denominator of services SaaS – 1:many delivery...
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    Office Business Application Reference Architecture Pack for E-Forms Processing in the Public Sector

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    Good stuff! This is something that I've been looking forward to. At least, we can help our government agencies and statutory boards in Singapore who are interested to automate or lessen their load and pain in terms of e-forms processing. OBA RAP for E...
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