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5 things to love about Dynamics CRM 2015

5 things to love about Dynamics CRM 2015

I’ve been meaning to talk about the new Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 for quite some time now. After implementing it on-premises for several clients and upgrading our own installation, I was thrilled to find that many of the long standing problems I had been raising for years have now been solved. I was also surprised […]

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Aussie Azure – Winning on Visual Studio Online in Australia – I feel the speed

Aussie Azure – Winning on Visual Studio Online in Australia – I feel the speed

7 months ago in October 2014, Scott Guthrie announced the long-awaited availability of Microsoft Azure cloud services in Australia. Currently there are two data centers, Sydney and Melbourne. Today, 11th May 2015, sees Visual Studio Online (also known by my clients as VS Online or VSO or TFS Azure) come to our Australian Azure data centers. This is great […]

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This Friday the 19th, come and see what the FireBootCamp graduates have built

This Friday the 19th, come and see what the FireBootCamp graduates have built

It’s been 2 months since the newest session of FireBootCamp kicked off in Sydney, and our students have been working hard. I’d like you to come along and see how far the students have come in the last 9 weeks.

Often working from 9 til 9, they have learned the latest technologies and best practices, from ASP.NET MVC to AngularJS and more. They’ve mastered Scrum and learned a lot about the importance of delivering value to the Product Owner in every sprint.

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My 2013 as a Microsoft Regional Director

My 2013 as a Microsoft Regional Director

This year has been a great year for the cloud, for Microsoft, and for SSW customers. We’ve delivered many solutions built on top of Azure, CRM Online, SharePoint Online, and TFS Online – all running on Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure. These solutions work across devices. They are easy to manage – you are set up in […]

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How to make a good Product Owner

How to make a good Product Owner

How do we make good Product Owners At my Teched talks this month (Australia and New Zealand) I talked about Product Owners. After my session there were lots of discussion around the Product Owner Scrum role, and what makes a good one. I loved hearing the stories of dysfunction about Product Owners who have not […]

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A Glimpse into your ASP.NET App

A Glimpse into your ASP.NET App

Diagnosing issues with your web app can be one of the most difficult things for developers.  Sometimes, the browser just doesn’t show you what you expect.  Visual Studio is the best possible IDE to help developers see what’s going on with their code during development, but what about what’s happening in the ASP.NET framework?  And […]

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