Top Tips, Trends in Microsoft Software Development, Social Media, Associations

Interview: Terry Coatta: Internationally Acclaimed Technology Executive and Platform Software Architect and Developer Terry is currently the President of AssociCom, a Vancouver-based start-up that builds online communities for professional and trade associations. Prior to AssociCom, he worked in a number of Vancouver-based companies as a technology leader. His expertise in software architecture and software development…


The Cloud in Your Hands – Marriage of Cloud Computing with Smart Devices – ACM Free Webinar

Register NOW for ACM’s first-ever, free learning webinar, presented on January 26, 2012 at 2 PM EST! Space is limited. Innovations in wireless networking technology are driving our increasingly connected world, with mobile devices gaining acceptance for both professional and private use. In the future, a vast majority of devices will rely on cloud services…


Managing Complexity with Process, People, and Tools

Earlier this year, Christian Beauclair, John Bristowe, and I hosted in-person development manager-focused discussions where we talked about how you, as a development manager, can minimize time, cost, and risk in your development projects. We talked about how development teams are constantly challenged to deliver highly secure, quality software in an environment of growing business…


Rabeb Othmani, Microsoft Career Factor Idol, Windows Phone 7 Developer, Imagine Cup Winner

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Rabeb Othmani, Microsoft Career Factor Idol Winner in the category of “Windows Phone 7 Developer”. Rabeb is also an Imagine Cup Winner. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki Rabeb is a senior computer engineering student at The…


Microsoft Ryan Waite Shares Essential Insights and Gates, Ballmer stories: Partner Director of Development for Technical Computing, Past General Manager HPC Server

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Ryan Waite: Partner Director of Development for Technical Computing, Past General Manager for Windows HPC Server, Microsoft Corp. Ryan Waite is the partner director of development for Technical Computing at Microsoft Corp. He leads…


Chris Harrison: Editor-in-Chief of the tech-savvy magazine ACM XRDS, Microsoft Research Ph.D. Fellow talks about ongoing research to find creative interaction techniques and input technologies

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Chris Harrison: Editor-in-Chief of the tech-savvy magazine ACM XRDS and Microsoft Research Ph.D. Fellow. Chris  talks about ongoing research to find creative interaction techniques and input technologies. Chris Harrison is a Ph.D. student in…


Stay Informed–Stay Secure: The Latest Attacks, The Latest Defences at SECTOR 2010

SecTor – Security Education Conference Toronto 2010 October 25 – 27, 2010, Metro Toronto Convention Centre Canada’s leading security conference takes Security Education to the next level – New in 2010 is the addition of a Management Track to complement the exceptional IT security sessions. SecTor is the premier event in Canada that attracts the…


Good Opportunities–Toronto Code Camp, SharePoint 2010 Development, Windows Community, Silverlight 4 Training Kit

Here are some good opportunities for your IT teams spotlighted by the MVP program leads in Canada: Simran Chaudhry and Ljupco Grmaskoski. The Toronto Code Camp happens this Saturday May 1st, it’s a free event!  Note that this year the venue has changed, visit the registration site for complete details. — Congratulations goes out to…


Be on the leading edge with Cloud Computing – volunteers sought for a unique learning environment

I wanted to bring this great opportunity to one or more of your team members who has a background in software development. Also look for my upcoming interview with Doug Terry, who chairs the Cloud Computing Tech Pack – he is the principal scientist at Microsoft Research Silicon Valley. Take a look! ———— We at…