Visio at the Worldwide Partner Conference

If you are at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2006 in Boston, make sure to head to the Data Visualization session since it will heavily feature Visio solutions. It is happening tomorrow afternoon at 4:

IW008 Scale Up Your Business with Data Visualization

Wednesday, July 12 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, 103

Speaker(s): Sanjay Puri, Margaret Wilson

Track(s): Information Worker Solutions

Based on partner capacity research conducted by Microsoft, Data Visualization represents a $2B+ annual opportunity for system integrator partners worldwide! Customers have business problems that can be effectively addressed through visualization solutions - Adding visualization reduces costs and complexity of solutions - It is easier to create, view and understand data in a visual format Partners can enhance their solutions by adding data visualization capabilities to their solution stack - Drive incremental revenues for your business with little to no additional sales cost - Increase margins because the DV assets that you create can be replicated across solutions - Get started quickly because there is low upfront investment - Make your solutions more compelling and your business more competitive - Leverage the large installed base and millions of existing documents created in Visio & MapPoint, and the vast amount of data stored in Excel, Access and SQL Server.

Make sure to also check out the Visio booth in the Expo hall. We've been working with partners on solutions that do a better job of integrating Visio with BizTalk and you can take a look at some of the working examples of that effort.