New Partners Announced in the Microsoft Business Process Alliance

Today, at the Gartner AADI, Microsoft announced the addition of ILOG and SOA Software to the Microsoft Business Process Alliance (BPA), which now features 12 of the industry’s top players in the Business Process Management (BPM) space. Members of the BPA include IDS Scheer, Fair Isaac, Global 360, Metastorm, Ascentn, SourceCode Technology Holding Inc., AmberPoint,… Read more

Developer News from TechEd

Today at TechEd Developers in Barcelona, Spain, S. “Soma” Somasegar, Corporate Vice President in Microsoft’s Developer Division, announced Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Framework 3.5 will  be released by the end of November 2007. Soma also unveiled a number of resources for developers enabling them to make the most of out of their Microsoft… Read more

Microsoft Unveils Vision and Road Map to Simplify SOA, Bridge Software Plus Services and Take Composite Applications Mainstream

On Tuesday, October 30th, at the fifth annual Microsoft SOA & Business Process Conference, Microsoft shared its vision and road map to simplify the effort required to design, build, deploy and manage composite applications within and across organizations. Microsoft announced “Oslo,” the code name for the set of technical investments that help customers realize this… Read more

Steve Guggenheimer launches Application Platform blog

Last week marked the launch of the Application Platform blog hosted by Steve Guggenheimer.  The blog, called Crossbar, is a forum for Steve and guest bloggers to increase awareness for the Application Platform and the actions customers/partners should take to achieve optimization. Steve will blog on hot industry topics such as S+S and SOA, talk about conversations he… Read more

EPC Connection 2007 and RFID

On October 2nd in Chicago, Kevin Turner keynoted EPC Connection 2007, one of the largest Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) events. Kevin’s roles as COO of Microsoft and formerly as CIO of Wal-Mart Stores have given him a unique perspective on the business impact of RFID and how it can transform organizations. His keynote highlighted why… Read more