Below are a number of upcoming webcasts specifically targeted to IT Managers:

Tuesday, December 04, 2007 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific Time IT Manager Webcast: Application Platform: Advancing Your Business with IT with the Microsoft Application Platform (Level 100)  Matt Valentine, Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Thursday, December 06, 2007 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific Time IT Manager Webcast: Application Platform: Getting Started with an Assessment (Level 100) Girish PIllai, Applications Development Consultant - ISV, Microsoft Corporation

Wednesday, December 12, 2007 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific Time IT Manager Webcast: How Microsoft does IT: Creating a Single-Sign On Payroll Experience using Active Directory Federation Services (Level 100) Murthy Pappu, Lead Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Corporation

Thursday, December 13, 2007 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific Time IT Manager Webcast: Application Platform: Using KPIs to Streamline Development (Level 100)  Clementino Mendonca, Applications Development Consultant, Microsoft Corporation

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific Time IT Manager Webcast: Enabling Innovation Process Management Using the Microsoft EPM Solution and SharePoint Server 2007 (Level 100) Simon Floyd, Global Industry Technology Strategist, Microsoft Corporation

As well, there are also a host of other technical webcasts (both scheduled and on-demand), audio podcasts (good for listening to during your daily commute) as well as virtual labs (if you want to roll up your sleeves and try things out without having to source your own hardware).