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  • Blog Post: SAP and Virtual Earth

    How about some SAP and Virtual Earth integration? Check out this video explaining how mapping provides better business intelligence combining SAP and Virtual Earth: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/businesses/partners/demos/sap/index.html . The zone optimization application takes business data with...
  • Blog Post: Virtual Earth Business Value Webcast

    In case you missed my webcast on "Using Mapping and Location Technologies to Grow Your Business" you can view the recorded version here: https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/Register.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032313598&CountryCode=US&IsRedirect=false . Other than the glitch in the middle...
  • Blog Post: Webcast - Grow Your Business Using Mapping and Location Technologies

    I'll be presenting an online web cast November 9, 2006 @ 1 PST covering mapping technologies for the enterprise. You can sign up here: https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032313597&EventCategory=4&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US Here's an abstract of my presentation...
  • Blog Post: Streets & Trips 2007 On The Way

    The new version of S&T will be hitting the shelves in time for XMAS. In addition to updated data, the new version breaks new ground for trip planning and navigation software by tightly integrating online local search results with mapping and navigation capabilities. It also significantly enhances...
  • Blog Post: Virtual Earth Plugin for Outlook

    http://outlook.local.live.com/minisites/local/outlook/default.aspx Map and get driving directions to and from appointments, get timing information, find places near where you are or where you're going - all within the Outlook client.
  • Blog Post: Downside to MapPoint 2006

    Ok, so I've been saying all along that MapPoint 2006 is backwards compatible, blah, blah, blah, but it's not. I just learned that the demographic information for Canada is gone. You can still import your own demographic data into the product, but Canada is no longer included in the product. I've obviously...
  • Blog Post: More Information on MapPoint 2006

    I posted some time ago about the cool new features in MapPoint 2006. I also said it was set to be released in Q1 of 2006 which the end is creeping up quickly, so what's the scoop? Well, I just installed the latest build, so you want to know what I know? First off, when can you get it? Release to market...
  • Blog Post: PC Mag Reviews Streets & Trips 2006 w/ GPS

    http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1759,1917292,00.asp
  • Blog Post: Sony PSP Map Software Announced

    MapPoint 2004 baby: http://www.i4u.com/article5028.html
  • Blog Post: MapPoint Gets a New Name

    The Microsoft MapPoint business unit has officially changed it's name to the Microsoft Virtual Earth Business Unit. We'll maintain the MapPoint branding for our products, but moving forward our online platform will be called Virtual Earth, as well as, our BU. I need to get new business cards.
  • Blog Post: Q&A - Problems with Importing From Excel

    User: We are using MapPoint to show servcie provider territories. In some states, we have more than 8 service providers, so when we import the state data, only the first 8 service providers are showing up. Is there a way to change this vs having to go in and create a new worksheet in excel and only showing...
  • Blog Post: MapPoint B2G

    For those of you MapPoint users who work in or with government agencies, Microsoft now has a page dedicated to the space complete with demos, sale items, and case studies. Check it out: http://www.microsoft.com/mappoint/industries/government/gov_challenges.mspx .
  • Blog Post: L'information des Technologies de MapPoint dans Europe

    Finally some MapPoint representation for MapPoint in EMEA. What the heck is EMEA? Europe, Middle East and Asia. Arnaud Gstach has started a MapPoint blog to keep our fans across the pond abreast of "mappennings" - I just made that word up. Let's see if it sticks. http://blogs.microsoft.fr/arnaudgs
  • Blog Post: Where 2.0 2006

    Conference details have been announced for the Where 2.0 conference which will be in San Jose this year: http://conferences.oreillynet.com/where2006/ . I'll be there. Will you?
  • Blog Post: MapPoint 2004 API Documentation

    I'm so sick of scouring through MSDN to find this and I just can't seem to bookmark it: http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/?url=/library/en-us/MapPoint2006/ALLGettingStarted.asp
  • Blog Post: Programming MapPoint with .Net

    Chandu has finally finished and published his book on MapPoint. It covers all of our products including MSN Virtual Earth! It's published by O'reilly and can be found on MP2KMag.com . Here is a list of chapters: 1. Hello, MapPoint! Part I. MapPoint 2004 2. Programming with MapPoint 2004 3. Working...
  • Blog Post: MapPoint 2006 - New Features

    I just got the inside scoop on MapPoint 2006 new features: New Advanced GPS Features - The new GPS task pane takes information about your current location as determined from your connected, compatible GPS device and displays your current location and the speed at which you are traveling. Voice...
  • Blog Post: Streets & Trips 2006 On Shelves and Flying Off Quickly

    Streets and Trips 2006 is now available in stores and online outlets. They are selling like hotcakes too. I was just on Amazon and noticed that Streets and Trips 2006 with the GPS Locator is ranked #1 in software. The newest version not only has updated map data, but also includes: Speech driver...
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