Backstage @ Robotics

Just some interesting stuff from my tour in Microsoft.

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  • Blog Post: AT&T debunks rumor and continues to love Windows Mobile

    Contrary to what you might have read on GSMarena about AT&T ditching Windows Mobile for Linux / Android, they’ve committed to support Windows Mobile for years to come. here’s what they posted on devCentral recently: Clarification for some comments made at Symbian Partner Event At the Symbian Partner...
  • Blog Post: Global Mobile Award 2008 goes to...

    Windows Mobile 6 for winning the Best Mobile Enterprise Product or Service . Microsoft is connecting people to the information that matters most to them, anywhere, anytime. Windows Mobile 6 makes it easier for businesses to go mobile with increased integration with existing Microsoft technology, new...
  • Blog Post: Nationally Ranked School District Improves Efficiency, Community with Mobile Solution

    “Now if a student isn’t where he or she is supposed to be, we can pull out AERIES Mobile and check pictures and information…. So that kind of thing happens less and less as use of the device … spreads.” Mark Reider, Director of Information Services, Irvine Unified School District With nationally recognized...
  • Blog Post: Visually Stunning User Interfaces - Coding Competition

    One of the activities on the OpenNETCF Community site is a monthly coding competition where developers can submit code and win cool prizes at the end of every month. Here's the theme for September's contest: Visually Stunning User Interfaces I LOVE it. It's about time someone started some activity around...
  • Blog Post: Anglia Business Solutions Improves Supply Chain Management

    One of our Microsoft Gold Certified Partners, Anglia Business Solutions has designed a mobile solution based on Windows Mobile that integrates with the LINKFresh ERP System . Incidentally, Richard Jones (winner of the British Computer Society's IT Developer of the Year award ) is the Development Director...
  • Blog Post: Windows XP = Mission Critical Software

    Don't believe it? Look at this: Picture take from a TV screen of the Houston Mission Control Center. Look at the screen on the top right: Close-up of the same screen on shown on TV a while later: Doesn't the icons on the top right and bottom left remind you of something? ;) Software being used in Mission...
  • Blog Post: New Windows Mobile Developer/LOB Case Studies for May 2007

    Thanks to James Pratt, here's a list of case studies that might be pertinent to developers on the successful use of Windows Mobile for Line of Business (LOB) use. Amway Deployed mobile LOB application, productivity and error reduction. http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/casestudy.aspx?casestudyid=201389...
  • Blog Post: Greater Toronto Airports Case Study Published.

    The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) devised a technology solution for tracking and inspecting many of its roadway signs. This solution was build on Windows Mobile 5.0 and on the Windows XP Tablet PC using the .NET Compact Framework and the .NET Framework for the Tablet PC version. What's great...
  • Blog Post: Mobility Infrastructure Optimization by Rob Tiffany

    Rob's been doing great stuff before he started working for our team and now he's started to put together a series of articles/blog posts about a maturity model he's built over the past year working with many strategic and enterprise customers here in Microsoft. Go over to his blog to read more about...
  • Blog Post: Rob's building something huge for MEDC

    Rob Tiffany , our Enterprise Mobile Architect has just started work on building an amazing exhibit for MEDC 2007 called "Enterprise Mobility in Action". He'll be putting together over 27 servers and configuring them to demonstrate how scalable the 4-tier Merge Replication architecture works between SQL...
  • Blog Post: How Microsoft "does" it, mobile style.

    Justin Emch and John Albertson are the ones responsible for setting up and maintaining our Mobile IT Infrastructure that serves over 40,000 employees in Microsoft. If you want to find out how they did it, watch their webcast on April 26th 2007. Register for it here . Source: Mr. Mobile!
  • Blog Post: Case study on UK's G's Fresh Product Online

    Anglia Business Solutions , one of our mobility partners in the UK completed a project with G's Fresh Produce and Richard Jones, the BCS Developer of the Year, who's been working there on this project posted on his blog at ( www.binaryrefinery.com ) a link to the video case study that Microsoft UK published...
  • Blog Post: Jason Chen (Gizmodo) pits Live Search Mobile vs Google Maps

    So which is better? Without a doubt, Microsoft's was the winner. Nice to see a fair and truthful review about a Windows Mobile application versus a Java based one. If you haven't seen or been using it yet, download it here: http://wls.live.com/ You can also try Virtual Earth Mobile if you're using a...
  • Blog Post: New Windows Mobile Case Studies for October posted.

    here's a summary of case studies that were posted online by MED recently. GijimaAst – GijimaAst delivers a comprehensive range of ICT consulting services headquartered in South Africa with more than 70 offices and service centres in South Africa and employs more than 3,500 ICT professionals. GijimaAst...
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