News and Announcements

Microsoft Management Summit 2013

Microsoft Shows Cloud Momentum Before 5,000 IT Pros at Summit

MMS Keynote: Brad Anderson -Cloud Optimise your business with Microsoft Management Solutions   

Dawn of Windows 8 Brings New Device Opportunities as Sun Sets on XP

Henderson Global Investment Firm Promotes Thought Leadership with CRM Solution

Oschadbank:Implementation of Call Center XRM (R) Banking Solution at Ukraine Bank

Finance on Windows Magazine

Financial Services Innovation UK – Bruce’s Facebook Group

Information Commissioners Office on BYOD

Barclays takes the crown at Digital Wallet Foundry

Events and Training

#DigitalWalletFoundry at ModernJago 


  • 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    If you have an existing idea for a wallet application and want to ensure it is part of the program contact Richard Peers

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

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:

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:

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 .

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 

Best of the Microsoft Management Summit 2013 UK – 21st May at Cardinal Place London.  Please see blog for details of how to register

TechEd Europe 2013 Madrid, Spain.  25th - 28th June 2013  Registration now open

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

Microsoft upcoming Enterprise events
See comprehensive calendar of technical events and briefings taking place around the country

Microsoft UK TechDays

TechDays Online 2013 22nd-24th April

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

Microsoft Events
Search here for Live and recorded webcasts, Virtual labs and in-person events available.

CPS Webcasts Programme – specialising in Project and SharePoint

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

Windows 8 Home page

W8 Devices Buying Guide

Windows 8 for Enterprise

Explore Windows 8 Enterprise on Technet

Windows 8 Volume Licensing Guide

Information and Presentations on Windows 8, with focus on financial services

Some recent Windows 8 Stories….

Erste Bank, Austria

W8 Bank of America online Banking App

BT Field Engineers Make House Calls, With Windows 8

Imperial College Windows To Go story, and how it helped during the London Olympics

PRM Consulting Group Consulting Firm Increases Mobility, Works 15 Percent Faster with Latest Operating System

Avanade Microsoft Co-Venture Uses Server Solution to Eliminate Latency for Field Force

LG CNS Introducing the Age of the "Smart Store" with Windows 8, for a State-of-Art Retail

Emirates Airline Uses In-Flight Mobile Application to Enhance Customer Service, Crew Management

BMW Group Design your dream BMW with a Windows 8 application

Tube Lines Tube Lines Cuts Costs and Complexity with Standardised Enterprise Environment

Convergent Computing Consultancy Saves $25,000 Per Month, Easily Preserves User Settings with Virtualization