News and Announcements

What’s New in Windows 8.1
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/dn140266.aspx

Microsoft and Oracle holding joint press event Monday
http://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-and-oracle-holding-joint-press-event-monday

Now Available - Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics GP on Windows Azure!
http://community.dynamics.com/b/theedge/archive/2013/06/18/microsoft-dynamics-nav-and-microsoft-dynamics-gp-now-available-on-windows-azure.aspx

AIR puts insured losses from German floods at up to EUR 5.8 Billion
http://www.artemis.bm/blog/2013/06/20/air-puts-insured-losses-from-german-floods-at-up-to-eur-5-8-billion/

Trader Desktop Redesigned
http://www.accenture.com/gb-en/landing-pages/Pages/trader-desktop.aspx

New Celent Report: A Case Study of BankAmeriDeals Program
http://bankingblog.celent.com/2013/06/new-celent-report-a-case-study-of-bankamerideals-program/

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

Events and Training

TechEd Europe 2013 Madrid, Spain. 25th - 28th June 2013
Content will go up here http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/Europe/2013

Microsoft Build Conference San Francisco 26th – 28th June 2013
http://www.buildwindows.com/

Microsoft WorldWide Partner Conference WPC July 7-11, 2013, Houston
http://www.digitalwpc.com/

Unleash the Power of Business Intelligence breakfast briefing: Thursday 27th June 2013, 08:30 to 10:15 - Microsoft UK Cardinal Place  80-100 Victoria Street London  SW1E 5JL. 
Register by replying to lhiscox@microsoft.com

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

Tech.Days Online 2013 On demand
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032554523&Culture=en-GB&community=0

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

Engine efficiency – looking at Enterprise Application modernisation in financial services with Rob Humphreys and Kenny Blair

Microsoft - Enterprise Platform Modernization
http://www.platformmodernization.org/microsoft/Pages/default.aspx

Modernisation Partners
http://www.platformmodernization.org/Pages/directory.aspx

Micro Focus - Microsoft Assessment - Solution Brief
http://www.platformmodernization.org/microfocus/Lists/ResearchPapers/Attachments/1/MicroFocus_Microsoft_Assessment_SolutionBrief.pdf

Asysco Solution Brief
http://www.platformmodernization.org/asysco/Lists/ResearchPapers/Attachments/10/Asysco_Microsoft_SolutionBrief.pdf

Over 100 Success Stories
http://www.platformmodernization.org/microsoft/Lists/SuccessStories/AllItems.aspx

Irish Life Insurance Firm Saves $2.5 Million Annually and Supports New Business Growth
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Case_Study_Detail.aspx?CaseStudyID=710000002342