earn, learn and help the community !

Were you ever able to do all of the above at the same time ..? well .. now you can ..

We've just launched a very cool contest that challenges developers around the world to design Office business applications that support non-profit organizations and encourages them to learn more about the 2007 Microsoft Office system at the same time.

The contest is called Develop without Borders.  It was developed as a joint effort between IW and DPE with support from HP and offers over $160,000 in prizes.

The concept is simple:  Developers choose a charitable organization that they would like to help, understand the business challenges that it faces, and propose a solution based on the 2007 Office system that addresses one or more of those challenges.  The solutions that make the most impact on the organization and that best utilize the Office system technologies can win the developer up to $50,000 to help implement the solution.