Bizspark Camp –Windows 7 Modern Applications
The Microsoft Innovation Centre Vitoria participates in a pilot project of the 100MICs in the world – BizsparkCamp – Windows 7 Modern Applications. Theprogram is targeted toward starturps, and has 3 steps: Event, Hands on Lab(HOL), and Proof of Concept (PoC). The event opened with 67 participants, with35% of startups; the next step is the HoL (training); and, finally, will beselected 1 (a) startup to participate in the PoC, where the team of MIC Vitoriawill prototype a company's product for Windows 7.
Elizabeth Merlo, MIC Vitoria Manager, highlights: "this is a sequence of actions topromote the access and the use of technologies that enable the implementationof modern applications in Windows 7. It involves the whole chain it: thedeveloper, the infrastructure architect, companies will hire these services,schools with new courses, and the end user, who has "prompts" theseresources. We are confident that will leverage the opportunity for our local ITeconomy. "
On 22/05, the MIC Vitoria brought the team of Channel SharePoint to present theTechShare event: SharePoint 2010, portals, Web 2.0 and social networking. Itwas possible with local partner sponsorship of FAESA and VixTeam, and with thesupport of the PMI-ES, Sucesu-ES and Sebrae-ES. Attended by 85participants which are professional developers, it architects, project managersand users of portals, where 95% declared "very satisfied".
The focus of the event was in troubleshooting Microsoft SharePoint, presented inlecture technical specialists Bruno Velaz, Guilherme Gouveia, Heber Lopes,Wagner Amorin and Rodrigo Romano. The high point of the event was the sectionof "hand-in-weight", where the team held a provisioning SharePointServer from scratch, and also created a Web-part from the beginning.
Academic Day at UFES
The Microsoft Innovation Center of Vitoria in partnership with the Collegiate ofscience of the Federal University of Espirito Santo (UFES) held the MicrosoftAcademic Day, with the theme "Microsoft platform and interoperability withopen source".
The event, supported by Inflor, attended lectures of Roberto Prado, Manager ofMicrosoft's market Strategies Brazil, Walter Dias, Academic Manager responsiblefor Students to Business, and Otávio Pecego Coelho, Chief Architect of Cloudcomputing.
Prof. Jadir Lucas, Coordinator of the Undergraduate Science, commented that "theopportunities presented will be very leveraged by students of the course".Elizabeth Merlo complements: "It is very honoured to receive this team ofMicrosoft".
Cup of Talents atEspirito Santo
The Microsoft Innovation Center of Vitoria in partnership with the UVV –Universitary Center of Vila Velha codirected the event Microsoft Cup ofTalent.
The lectures were offered by the MIC Vitoria Manager, Elizabeth Merlo, and JamilLopes, Microsoft MVP and specialist Corp in Windows experience. Jamil presenteddetails about the Microsoft Cup of Talents, brought news about Windows 7,Windows Server and MS Office, and focused on job opportunities forprofessionals who opt for IT career.
Cristiano Biancardi, Coordinator of the Course of Computer Science of UVV, underscoredthe importance of the event for students, and gives a rapprochement with theMIC victory.