News and Announcements

Microsoft Management Summit 2013
http://www.2013mms.com/

Microsoft Shows Cloud Momentum Before 5,000 IT Pros at Summit
http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_blog/archive/2013/04/08/microsoft-shows-cloud-momentum-before-5-000-it-pros-at-summit.aspx

MMS Keynote: Brad Anderson -Cloud Optimise your business with Microsoft Management Solutions
http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/MMS/2013/key1   

Dawn of Windows 8 Brings New Device Opportunities as Sun Sets on XP
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/Features/2013/Apr13/04-08OEMWindowsXP.aspx

Henderson Global Investment Firm Promotes Thought Leadership with CRM Solution
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Microsoft-Dynamics-CRM/Henderson/Global-Investment-Firm-Promotes-Thought-Leadership-with-CRM-Solution/710000002229

Oschadbank:Implementation of Call Center XRM (R) Banking Solution at Ukraine Bank
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Case_Study_Detail.aspx?CaseStudyID=710000002311

Finance on Windows Magazine
http://www.onwindows.com/Financial-Services/PrintedMagazine.aspx

Financial Services Innovation UK – Bruce’s Facebook Group
https://www.facebook.com/financialservicesuk

Information Commissioners Office on BYOD
http://www.ico.org.uk/news/latest_news/2013/~/media/documents/library/Data_Protection/Practical_application/ico_bring_your_own_device_byod_guidance.pdf

Barclays takes the crown at Digital Wallet Foundry
http://finextra.com/News/FullStory.aspx?newsitemid=24664

Events and Training

#DigitalWalletFoundry at ModernJago 

Details: http://digitalwalletfoundry3.eventbrite.co.uk/

  • Loyalty and Identity:    15.04.13 - 19.04.13.  Register here

Any questions or queries about the event format, feel free to contact Richard Peers rpeers@microsoft.com    If you have an existing idea for a wallet application and want to ensure it is part of the program contact Richard Peers rpeers@microsoft.com

Comperio Seminar on Search Solutions for Big Data & Collaboration 18th April 8.30 am until 12 noon, Microsoft Cardinal Place offices, continental breakfast 8.30-9. Registration http://bigdatalondon.eventbrite.com/

Effectiveness through Unified Communications, Microsoft and Trinity Expert Systems, Breakfast briefing, Thursday 2nd May 2013, 08:30 to 10:15, Microsoft Cardinal place offices London SW1E 5JL. To register email to: lhiscox@microsoft.com

Discover benefits of Office 2013, Breakfast Briefing Tuesday 7th May 2013, 08:30 to 10:00 Microsoft Cardinal place offices London SW1E 5JL.  To register email to: lhiscox@microsoft.com

The Consumer at Work: Creating the next generation of business applications – May 8th at ModernJago in Shoreditch.   The target audience is someone in your customer (may not be in IT) who is thinking about building or
commissioning new business Apps and who need some help thinking through how to go about designing business Apps to run on new devices .   http://theconsumeratwork.eventbrite.co.uk/

Innovations in Customer Service - Mobile and Tablet Experiences for Financial Services Institutions. Webinar 1st May 13:00 – 13:45 GMT Register Now

Financial Services Architect Summit, Thursday 16th May.  "Bring your own Device" Microsoft London, Cardinal Place, 80-100 Victoria Street, London SW1E 5JL
16:45 – 17:15 Registration and Coffee
17:15 – 17:30 What Is The Microsoft Story
17:30 – 18:30 Discussion
18:30 – 19:30 Beers and Pizza 
Register: mailto:a-rapull@microsoft.com?subject=Please%20Register%20Me%20For%20The%20Financial%20Services%20Architect%20Summit

Best of the Microsoft Management Summit 2013 UK – 21st May at Cardinal Place London.  Please see blog for details of how to register
http://msmvps.com/blogs/chobbs/archive/2013/03/22/mms-best-of-microsoft-management-summit-mms-uk-2013-register-today.aspx

TechEd Europe 2013 Madrid, Spain.  25th - 28th June 2013  Registration now open http://europe.msteched.com

TechEd Challenge. Win a fully funded trip to TechEd Europe in Madrid.  That’s flights, food, accommodation and ticket to the event! Trial, Compete, Engage http://www.microsoft.com/uk/techedchallenge/

Microsoft upcoming Enterprise events
See comprehensive calendar of technical events and briefings taking place around the country
http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/enterprise/events/default.aspx

Microsoft UK TechDays
http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/techdays/default.aspx

TechDays Online 2013 22nd-24th April
http://blogs.technet.com/b/uktechnet/archive/2013/04/08/event-techdays-online-2013-full-agenda-now-available.aspx

Chris Dye’s Windows 8 App Centre of Excellence Sessions –London and TVP
Contact your Microsoft Account Representative for details

Microsoft Technology Centre Application Platform Workshops – TVP and London
Contact your Microsoft Account Representative for details

Other training

Microsoft Virtual Academy
http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/Home.aspx

Microsoft Events
https://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/default.aspx?culture=en-GB&community=0
Search here for Live and recorded webcasts, Virtual labs and in-person events available.

CPS Webcasts Programme – specialising in Project and SharePoint
http://www.cps.co.uk/Training-Seminars/Pages/Webcasts.aspx

What does Windows 8 really mean for firms in the Financial Services Sector with Jamie Burgess

Windows 8 Home page
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows/home

W8 Devices Buying Guide
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/buying-guide

Windows 8 for Enterprise
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/enterprise/default.aspx

Explore Windows 8 Enterprise on Technet
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hh771458

Windows 8 Volume Licensing Guide
http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/about-licensing/windows8.aspx

Information and Presentations on Windows 8, with focus on financial services
http://www.bubl.com/microsoft/windows_8

Some recent Windows 8 Stories….

Erste Bank, Austria
http://www.microsofttranslator.com/bv.aspx?from=de&to=en&a=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.computerwelt.at%2Fnews%2Fhardware%2Fsmartphone-tablet%2Fdetail%2Fartikel%2Ferste-bank-setzt-auf-windows-8%2F

W8 Bank of America online Banking App
https://www.bankofamerica.com/online-banking/windows-8-tablet-banking-app.go?request_locale=en_US

BT Field Engineers Make House Calls, With Windows 8
http://blogs.wsj.com/cio/2012/10/24/bt-field-engineers-make-house-calls-with-windows-8/

Imperial College Windows To Go story, and how it helped during the London Olympics
http://www.ehi.co.uk/news/EHI/8454/imperial-sticks-it-to-windows

PRM Consulting Group Consulting Firm Increases Mobility, Works 15 Percent Faster with Latest Operating System
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Windows-8/PRM-Consulting-Group/Consulting-Firm-Increases-Mobility-Works-15-Percent-Faster-with-Latest-Operating-System/710000001044

Avanade Microsoft Co-Venture Uses Server Solution to Eliminate Latency for Field Force
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Windows-Server-2012/Avanade/Microsoft-Co-Venture-Uses-Server-Solution-to-Eliminate-Latency-for-Field-Force/710000001752

LG CNS Introducing the Age of the "Smart Store" with Windows 8, for a State-of-Art Retail
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Windows-8/LG-CNS/Introducing-the-Age-of-the-Smart-Store-with-Windows-8-for-a-State-of-Art-Retail/710000001899

Emirates Airline Uses In-Flight Mobile Application to Enhance Customer Service, Crew Management
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Windows-8-Enterprise/Emirates/Airline-Uses-In-Flight-Mobile-Application-to-Enhance-Customer-Service-Crew-Management/710000001648

BMW Group Design your dream BMW with a Windows 8 application
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Windows-8/BMW-Group/Design-your-dream-BMW-with-a-Windows-8-application/710000001573

Tube Lines Tube Lines Cuts Costs and Complexity with Standardised Enterprise Environment
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Case_Study_Detail.aspx?CaseStudyID=5000000053

Convergent Computing Consultancy Saves $25,000 Per Month, Easily Preserves User Settings with Virtualization
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Microsoft-Desktop-Optimization-Pack/Convergent-Computing/Consultancy-Saves-25-000-Per-Month-Easily-Preserves-User-Settings-with-Virtualization/710000001546