What a week!

Lots of stuff happening this week…

  • Visual Studio 2010
    • Beta 2 was announced. There are multiple announcements inside this effort:
    • New lineup of SKU’s
    • Go Live license
    • New logo / new look
    • Beta 2 of .NET 4
  • Windows 7
  • PowerPivot for Excel 2010 (formerly known as "Gemini")
    • is a data analysis tool that delivers unmatched computational power directly within the application users already know and love—Microsoft Excel. It provides users with the ability to analyze mass quantities of data and IT departments with the capability to monitor and manage how users collaborate by integrating seamlessly with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2.
    • You can give your users the power to gain deeper insight into any business aspect and compress decision cycles. You can enable your users to share their findings with others effortlessly and securely. You can increase the efficiency of your IT department through the PowerPivot Management Dashboard.


Better keep your eyes on PDC. Better yet, just better attend.