Platform Power Briefings

Come and hear about the Microsoft Application platform at the upcoming briefing seminars in a city near to you:

Date City Venue
28th March 2011 Sydney Vibe Hotel Ballroom A, 88 Alfred St, Milsons Point
29th March 2011 Melbourne Microsoft Office, Level 5, 4 Freshwater Place Southbank
30th March 2011 Canberra Microsoft Office, Walter Turnbull Building, Level 2, 44 Sydney Ave Barton
31st March 2011 Brisbane

Microsoft Office, Level 9, Waterfront Place, 1 Eagle St, Brisbane

12th April 2011 Perth

Microsoft Office, Enex 100, Level 3, 100 St Georges Terrace Perth

13th April 2011 Adelaide

Westpac House, Level 2, 91 King William St Adelaide

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Attend a complimentary Platform Power Briefing session to learn more about the solutions that work together to provide you a consistent experience, from configuring your infrastructure to building applications.
The Microsoft Platform is the set of integrated technologies and tools - spanning the user experience, collaboration and workflow, analytics and business intelligence, business process management and service oriented architectures - that enables your business to innovate and to create strategic advantage.

What you’ll learn
How to maximise the value of your applications and leverage your Microsoft platform investments. Microsoft technology specialists and industry leaders will brief you on the technologies which can provide a complete and integrated approach, to drive efficiencies and value in your organisation.
Technology discussions will focus on SQL Server, SharePoint Server, Office, Visio and Visual Studio to highlight the key platform solutions they support both on premise and in the Cloud.

Who should attend
IT Professionals and Developers who want to drive innovation will not want to miss. Places are strictly limited, so don't miss out.

Register now and see how you can leverage your Microsoft Platform assets.


Agenda for the Day and Platform Briefing Sessions Offered

8.30am - 9.00am


9.00am - 10.30am

Providing databases and analytics services on demand with SQL Server 2008 R2: • Learn how to improve SQL Server manageability through host consolidation, virtualization, and standardization. • Insights will be provided in this session on how build a service that hosts data from multiple to hundreds of applications. • Provide business intelligence reporting on demand.

10.30am - 11.00am

Morning Tea

11.00am - 12.15pm

SharePoint, SQL and Office as a BI and Collaboration Platform: • Learn how the integration of SQL, SharePoint and Office can provide you with a powerful platform for users within your organisation. • Microsoft experts will walk you through ways in which data can be surfaced in visual, easy to understand formats. • The final part of this session will walk you through the broader set of capabilities SQL, SharePoint and Office can offer.

12.15pm - 12.30pm


12.30pm - 1.30pm

Lunch and Learn brought to you by Visio, Diagrams worth 1000 insights. Take a bite out of Visio: • Use Visio to create in-depth process management portals, manage your network and provide your organisation with business intelligence insights. • This session aims to dive into the capabilities of Visio 2010, SharePoint and System Centre, providing you with real world examples that use the power of Visio Services.

2.00pm - 3.15pm

Developing code-free solutions with SharePoint 2010: • Learn about the benefits of SharePoint as a development platform. • From simple sites to complex applications integrated into your line of business data.

3.15pm - 4.00pm

Afternoon Tea

4.00pm - 6.00pm

Rapid SharePoint Development for Teams Using Visual Studio 2010: • Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010 (TFS) is a team collaboration solution, enabling development teams to work together more effectively. • In conjunction with Microsoft Visual Studio and Microsoft Test Professional, Team Foundation Server forms an integrated software development lifecycle solution. • Join us with Adam Cogan, Chief Architect from SSW, where you will see how Project Managers, Developers, and Testers will benefit from using Team Foundation Server 2010.


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