MCP Market News: Microsoft SQL Server & SQL Reporting Services

Are you ready? SQL Server 2005, the next-generation data management and analysis software from Microsoft, will deliver increased scalability, availability, and security to enterprise data and analytical applications. SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services is a comprehensive, server-based reporting solution that can author, manage, and deliver both paper-oriented and interactive, Web?based reports.

Develop better understanding of Microsoft .NET Developer Tools

2.) ROI and Business Value of Microsoft SQL Server & SQL Reporting Services

In this session, we'll take a look at technical and business scenarios where Microsoft SQL Server & SQL Reporting Services provide value. We'll show you how to make basic value quantifications based upon those scenarios. David will also review the value proposition and selling points for Microsoft SQL Server & SQL Reporting Services. The key portion of this session will include introduction to and training on a value-based tool developed for the specific purpose of accelerating SQL Server implementations. This training will include guidance on how to position the results with your customers. In depth demonstration.

Speaker: David Kirkman, MCSE+I and Partner Technical Specialist responsible for partner technical sales readiness and business case development for Northern California Small-Midmarket Solutions & Partners. 9 years in technology as a technical project manager, and business case developer.

3.) Microsoft .NET Developer Tools

During this session you will learn how Partners can leverage developer tools and technologies to maximize customer impact with minimal investment. How the next generation of tools from Microsoft will increase efficiency in development projects; develop a better understanding and vision for Visual Studio .NET and Microsoft .NET.

Speaker: Marc Wolfson is a Developer Solution Specialist on the Developer and Platform Evangelism. Marc has been with Microsoft for four years focusing exclusively on Developer Tools and technologies. Marc is responsible for supporting a healthy developer eco-system in Northern California highlighting the productivity of Microsoft's developer tools as well as the ease of integrating Microsoft Platforms Technology. Marc was one of the founders and Chief Technologist of Nextera, technology consulting firm acquired by Knowledge Universe in 1999. While at Nextera, Marc provided development and platform architecture guidance to many fortune 500 customers. While at Nextera, Marc served on the Microsoft Partner Advisory Committee for developer technologies including the inception of .NET and C#. Marc has over 20 years of experience in the industry and has guided customers through the client-server trend, Business Process Engineering, Workflow and Document Imaging, the introduction of the Web, Year 2000, Dot Com explosion and implosion, and the adoption of XML, .NET and Java technologies.

Jeff Steinmetz is a Senior Technology Specialist for Microsoft. Jeff has been working with SQL Server since version 4.2, and has co-authored books such as "Microsoft SQL Server Unleashed", "Microsoft SQL Server Programming Unleashed", and "Microsoft Office Unleashed". He has been a speaker at notable events such as TechEd and Comdex.

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Forbes

Hard Questions Raised When A Software 'Glitch' Takes Down An Airliner
Forbes
Defects in software code – strings of numbers and letters – can do it too. Late last month, a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 jetliner crashed into the Java Sea off Indonesia, killing all 189 passengers and crew, due to what investigators described as a ...


Forbes

OnePlus 6T Review: Competitors Have Caught Up In Value, But OnePlus Software Still King
Forbes
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Harvard Business Review

How Software Is Helping Big Companies Dominate
Harvard Business Review
Even outside of the tech sector, the employment of more software developers is associated with a greater increase in industry concentration, and this relationship appears to be causal. Similarly, researchers at the OECD have found that markups — a ...


AppleInsider

Black Friday 2018: Here are the best software deals for Mac and iOS users
AppleInsider
Black Friday 2018: Here are the best software deals for Mac and iOS users. By Roger Fingas Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 06:43 am PT (09:43 am ET). People typically think of physical goods when it comes to Black Friday, but it can also be a good time ...


Forbes

How A Mysterious Tech Billionaire Created Two Fortunes—And A Global Software Sweatshop
Forbes
rom an office suite on the 26th floor of the iconic Frost Bank Tower in Austin, Texas, a little-known recruiting firm called Crossover is searching the globe for software engineers. Crossover is looking for anyone who can commit to a 40- or 50-hour ...


Smithsonian

Facial Recognition Software Is Helping Identify Unknown Figures in Civil War Photographs
Smithsonian
According to Slate's Eisen, CWPS' software identifies up to 27 “facial landmarks” in every uploaded photograph. If participating sleuths want to learn more about a certain mystery figure, they can narrow down their search by filtering images for ...


Opinion: How old-school manufacturers can reinvent themselves and beat back the software giants
MarketWatch
The software giants start with enormous technological momentum. Nearly all innovation in physical goods now requires a heavy dose of software. The Internet of Things, cloud computing, big data analytics and artificial intelligence are coming together ...


FierceTelecom

Cisco buys UK-based software specialist Ensoft
FierceTelecom
Cisco is adding more software engineers to its roster with today's news that it is buying UK-based Ensoft for an undisclosed sum. Privately held Ensoft, which is headquartered in Harpenden, England, provides software solutions for service provider ...
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Business Insider

Wall Street thinks these 5 public software companies could get acquired in mega-deals amid the market downturn
Business Insider
Now with the stock market in a correction, even high-growth and otherwise well-placed public software companies suddenly look like they could be for sale — which is great news for large acquirers. Neeham chose these five companies based off the ...

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Coingape

Bitcoin Abc New Software Release, Transactions Immutable After 10 Confirmations
Coingape
The market is in deep red since the bitcoin cash split. Many crypto enthusiasts are not in favor of BCH fork which resulted into Bitcoin ABC and Bitcoin Cash SV (Satoshi's Vision). One such crypto enthusiast, named Bob McElrath took Twitter ...

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