Special Invitation
Why ISVs are Partnering with Microsoft Dynamics

Web Seminar Series
November 17–24, 2008


Have you ever thought about developing on Microsoft Dynamics®? If you have, this is your chance to put those ideas into action. If you haven’t, this is the moment to start thinking.

Our new series of six Web seminars, entitled Why ISVs are Partnering with Microsoft Dynamics, will help you learn all you need to know about Microsoft Dynamics. Beginning on November 17, 2008 at 09:00 A.M. PST, we’ll demonstrate how you can use each product as a basis for development.

We’ll also highlight new business opportunities, and show you how to make the most of them by increasing your speed-to-market.

So get involved—and find out why it makes sense to be a Microsoft Dynamics developer.

 


Seminar Details

Part 1: Introduction and Dynamics Overview
Warren Wilbee, Director of ISV Evangelism, and Joseph Corigliano, Microsoft Dynamics Director, Business Development
November 17, 2008
09:00 A.M. PST

This session will outline the wider seminar series and give you an overview of Microsoft Dynamics. You’ll learn how your ISV business can profit from building on or connecting to Microsoft Dynamics products. The event is aimed at business and technical decision makers, and includes time at the end of the session for questions and answers.

Part 2: Microsoft Dynamics ISV Value Proposition
Jay Manley, Microsoft Dynamics Principal Technologist
November 18, 2008
09:00 A.M. PST

This seminar will delve deeper into the value of developing on Microsoft Dynamics products. The session will be presented in video format, with time for questions and answers at the end.

Part 3: Microsoft Dynamics AX as a Platform
Kevin Racer, Microsoft Dynamics Principal Technologist
November 19, 2008
09:00 A.M. PST

With the launch of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 in May 2008, now is the time to consider using the product for your development efforts. This session will focus on the business functionality of Microsoft Dynamics AX, including its strengths in manufacturing and e-business, as well as discussing the opportunities for ISVs.

Part 4: Microsoft Dynamics NAV as a Platform
Thom Doss, Microsoft Dynamics NAV Technology Specialist
November 20, 2008
09:00 A.M. PST

Here, the focus will be on the business opportunity for ISVs developing on Microsoft Dynamics NAV. With the latest version of the product about to be released, the session will also cover some of its new features and show how they could be beneficial from a development perspective.

Part 5: Microsoft Dynamics CRM as a Platform
John O’Donnell, Microsoft Dynamics ISV Architect Evangelist
November 21, 2008
09:00 A.M. PST

This session will focus on the flexibility of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 as a development platform. It will show how the product provides an excellent basis for building from the ground up, and how ISVs can use it to move towards the “anything relationship management” (XRM) solutions their customers are demanding.

Part 6: Microsoft Dynamics Mobile as a Platform
Bert Burkholder, Microsoft Dynamics Mobile Technology Specialist
November 24, 2008
09:00 A.M. PST

The concluding seminar will cover the capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics Mobile, telling the story of the design decisions behind the product, its target audience and its development potential. If your customers are demanding that you deliver mobile solutions, you can’t afford to miss this.

 

Microsoft Dynamics USB Lava Lamp Promotion

Looking for new opportunities for your business? Plug into Microsoft Dynamics by participating in the latest training on the Microsoft Dynamics platform.

How to get yours

By registering, attending and rating 4 out of the 6 Live Microsoft Dynamics Web seminars in the Introduction to Microsoft Dynamics – Why ISVs are Partnering with Microsoft Dynamics Web Seminar Series, you will receive 10,000 Innovation Points*.

Redeem your points

You can use your Innovation Points to redeem the Microsoft Dynamics USB Lava Lamp (glitter pedestal lamp that is powered by your computer) available on the ISV Innovation Store on November 17, 2008.

Don't miss out

Don't miss out on your opportunity to get your USB Lava Lamp, register today! To participate in this promotion, you must sign in, register, attend, and rate the participating courses. Also please ensure your account is current. Register today!


*Offer good only to profiled users of www.isvinnovation.com. To receive 10,000 Innovation Points, you must register, attend and rate any combination of four (4) out of the six (6)qualifying Webcasts during the Offer Period, which begins at 12:01 a.m. PT on November 17, 2008, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on December 19, 2008. Innovation Points will show up under your My ISV Innovation page within 5 days of completing the webcasts and will be available to redeem. You can redeem any item available on the ISV Innovation Store worth 10,000 Innovation Points. The USB Lava Lamp redeemed for points will be mailed out within 30 days of purchase while supplies last. Taxes, if any are the sole responsibility of the recipient. Any gift returned as non-deliverable will not be re-sent. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES: Microsoft is committed to complying with government gift and ethics rules and therefore government employees are not eligible for this offer.

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John O'Donnell
Microsoft Dynamics ISV Architect Evangelist
Microsoft Corporation
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