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Nov

Intergen’s contribution to the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference

As representatives of the Intergen Strategy and Innovation team, Mark Orange and I were fortunate enough to make it along to the recent Microsoft PDC in Los Angeles, along with a handful of other New Zealanders. ... read full post

Posted by:  Chris Auld , Chief Technology Officer, Executive Director |  05 November 2008

Microsoft Professional Developers Conference, SharePoint, Oslo, Azure, Visual Studio


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11

Feb

Architectural innovation in enterprises

We spend too much on software systems in this country. We spend too much because people like me tell our clients that they can have whatever they want. And that's the problem with software engineering - we really can 'build' anything we wish, constrained only by the time we're prepared to spend and the corresponding dollar figure attached. ... read full post

Posted by:  Chris Auld , Chief Technology Officer, Executive Director |  11 February 2008

Oslo, Service Modeling Language, Service Oriented Architecture


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26

Sep

Debunking the analysts on Microsoft SOA strategy

Service Oriented Architecture: everyone is still talking about it. Recently there was a bit of a blog-o-thread happening among a bunch of US analysts about Microsoft’s SOA strategy. I refer in particular to articles by Lorraine Lawson at IT Business Edge and Dana Gardner at ZDNet . ... read full post

Posted by:  Chris Auld , Chief Technology Officer, Executive Director |  26 September 2007

Service Oriented Architecture


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08

Aug

Open XML: the new Office document format

So we've been beavering away here at Intergen for a couple of months putting together a fantastic sample for Microsoft around OpenXML . It's basically a bolt in to Excel that lets you parse and process IIS log files. We'll be releasing it up to Codeplex soon, but, I'm looking for a few keen people to test it and give us some feedback now. ... read full post

Posted by:  Chris Auld , Chief Technology Officer, Executive Director |  08 August 2007

Open XML, XML


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06

Aug

The internet platform explosion

There was certainly a time, not that long ago, where making your business available over the web was a point of differentiation. Today it arguably runs the other way - that is, the lack of a decent web presence is likely to quite starkly define your business in the market place. ... read full post

Posted by:  Chris Auld , Chief Technology Officer, Executive Director |  06 August 2007

Social Networking, xBox


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