Microsoft Empower Programme

Searching for the Next Generation ISV's

Microsoft Empower Programme

  • Office Live Small Business Seminar Overview

    This one day seminar is designed to present you with an overview of the features and benefits of Office Live Small Business and is presented through eight course modules and a series of live demonstrations and discussions. DELEGATES WILL LEARN ...
  • Free “Fasttrack” Architectural Reviews for ISVs

    The Developer and Platform Group at Microsoft UK are pleased to announce the availability of a limited number of free “Fasttrack” Architectural Reviews specifically for ISVs. A fasttrack review is an opportunity for an ISV to lay out their technical,...
  • Win with Partner Bot

    Partner Bot – download and you could win £1,000 in Capital Bonds vouchers ( https://partner.microsoft.com/UK/40043201 ) Partner Bot is an Instant Messenger 'data digger', which quickly retrieves partner-related information and shows you where you...
  • Shiny New Innovate On Portal!

    Just wanted to take five minutes to tell you about the new release of the Microsoft Innovate On portal. Innovate On ties in nicely with the Empower program and is a great resource for helping you build, test and market your solutions based on Microsoft...
  • MSDN Roadshow

    MSDN are on the road too... Now the roadshow is coming to a city near you This is your opportunity to meet the MSDN team and find out all about the latest developer tools and technologies from Microsoft. The MSDN Roadshow is a series of...
  • TechNet Roadshow

    Now the roadshow is coming to a city near you Following the 2008 Launch event in Birmingham on 19 th March, TechNet will be going out on the road. The roadshow will be heavy on demos and light on PowerPoint. We'll look at various scenarios, such...
  • MSDN Regional Events

    MSDN Southern Events What's new in Smart Client Development Date: 26 February 2008 Location: Reading MSDN Northern Events What's new in Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Fx 3.5 for the Web Developer Date: 21 February 2008 Location: Manchester...
  • Partner Learning Centre

    So… what is it? Designed exclusively for partners, the Partner Learning Centre is a database which allows you to search for all of the training that we have available on Microsoft products and technologies. It searches for all different types of training...
  • MSDN: 2008 Free Developer Events

    Continuing on from the last few months MSDN have some more free developer events lined up for the New Year! The below courses all have limited spaces. If you would like to register for one of the following events then you can do so by visiting the...
  • MSDN Evaluation Centre

    The MSDN Evaluation Centre is the central location for all Microsoft developer product trials and beta evaluations. Try a product before you buy it or test the latest beta to see what is in store for the next release. Start at the beginning of the evaluation...
  • EUGA - Grants for Innovation

    Here's some useful information, from our Emerging Partner Team, on applying for government funding for R&D support. Within the Emerging Partner T eam at Microsoft we are constantly looking at ways in which we can support the Innovative Partners of...
  • Office Business Applications (OBA) Technical Briefing

    This two day technical briefing explores an emerging category of applications, known as Office Business Applications (OBA). It explores the technologies that underpin them, in particular Microsoft Office 2007, Windows SharePoint Services, Microsoft Office...
  • MSDN Events Pt 3

    and yet more dates.... - 25 October 2007, Reading: MSDN : Demand Good Service - 06 November 2007, TVP: MSDN: Developing on the Windows Live Platform - 08 November 2007, London: MSDN: Building Dynamic Web Applications with Microsoft Silverlight - 20...
  • MSDN Events Pt2

    Hi All, More dates booked in for the nationwide MSDN Events. If you have any questions please email me (Danny!) v-dcale@microsoft.com or ukmsdn@microsoft.com 2 Oct 07, Reading: MSDN: What's New in Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Fx 3.5 for the Web Developer...
  • MSDN Events

    ...and here's some more MSDN events being held in September: - 19 September, Edinburgh : MSDN - Introduction to .NET Framework V3.0 (& sneak preview of v3.5 changes) - 20 September, Bradford : Introduction to .Net Framework V3.0 (& sneak preview...
  • Building Dynamic Web Applications with Microsoft Silverlight

    Hello, For all of you interested in Silverlight we're holding an introductory event here next month! Here's the overview... 'Silverlight ™ is Microsoft's new cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering rich media experiences and interactive...
  • Partner Bot

    This is a cool little addition to the Microsoft team that can help you retrieve partner related information and shows you where you can find the answers you need! PartnerBot is an instant messenger 'data digger'. Simply start a conversation, ask a question...
  • Licensing

    Afternoon all, Just a quick note to say that the Licensing section on the Partner Portal has been updated and refreshed. See the link below! https://partner.microsoft.com/UK/licensing There are a number of resources and guides on there for navigating...
  • Solution Profiler

    Hi, for those of you with applications/solutions ready to go! This is a great tool for generating leads through the Microsoft Network. By simply entering your solutions via a step-by-step online tool, you’ll be listed on customer-facing search engines...
  • Small Business Specialist Community

    If your company specialises in the design, deployment and customisation of small business solutions using Microsoft technology, you can gain special recognition and additional benefits by enrolling in the Small Business Specialist Community (SBSC). ...
  • Introducing Windows Error Reporting

    Hi, Been away for a while at an ISV event and then on some 'well earned' holiday! so have neglected the blog a little lately... but here's some information that i think the developers out there will find quite useful regarding Windows Error Reporting...
  • We invite our Empower partners to ‘Run the Gauntlet’

    Microsoft are working with The Library House to discover the most exciting Empower partners in Europe. As a valued Microsoft Partner, we want to make you aware of the ‘ High Potential Empower ’ (HIPE) initiative and offer you the chance to explore your...
  • BT Applications Marketplace

    For those of you interested in Software as a Service (SaaS)... BT Applications Market Place is now live! This is now open for pre-registrations for selected ISV partners prior to the public launch by BT Business and Microsoft next Wednesday 25 th April...
  • Saas Transition Workshop (11th April @ TVP)

    With the Holiday weekend fast approaching i just wanted to get a quick post on the blog to let you know about a great opportunity for anyone interested in Software as a Service. Next week at Thames Valley Park (TVP), Reading, we'll be hosting an exlusive...
  • Hello!

    Hello and welcome to my first post on the Empower blog! As some of you already know (Having received my numerous introductory emails... I will master Outlook one day!), I’ve recently taken over as Empower Programme Manager. For those who didn’t...