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SBTUG: Wed 30 Jan – Understanding PR, and SQL Server 2008

Only two weeks until The Sydney Business & Technology User Group (SBTUG) kicks off for 2008. And what a great return meeting we have lined up. Business On the business side of things, Cecelia Haddad will be giving us an overview of PR. The whole public relations side of business is a mystery to many, so this session will be especially relevant for business owners. Cecelia has more than 15...

COMMUNITY: User groups are starting up again

Is it half way through January already? That must mean it’s time for user groups to start up again! And what a great bunch of sessions they’ve got coming up this month. Here’s a few to get you excited: Tue 15 – Readify RDN: Agile programming, SQL Server Reporting Services Tue 15 – SharePoint UG: Site Collections and their owners Wed 16 – .NET UG: Best Practices...

SBTUG: This Wed with Social Networks, and Silverlight. Plus a great Prize

Another (!) big night this Wed 28 November 2007 with Laurel Papworth and Michael Kordahi presenting. Both sessions will focus on the business value of their respective topics – eg is social networking of use to businesses? Is Silverlight really of interest to companies at this stage? The answer to both is Yes. Come along and find out why. A bit about the speakers: Laurel is a Social Media...

SBTUG: This Wednesday: Assessing Business Ideas, and Team Foundation Server

This Wednesday 31 October 2007 the Sydney Business & Technology User Group has yet another great night lined up. Our Business talk will be presented by James McCutcheon on ‘Assessing Good Business Ideas’. James is a serial entrepreneur and gifted speaker, as well as being a Microsoft MVP. He spoke last month on How to Start a Venture which was highly acclaimed. [Note: Previously...

COMMUNITY: Are events worth the cost?

Q: Is it worth going to community events like SQL Code Camp? A: Yes – read on for explanation… SQL Code Camp 13-14 October 2007 When considering any developer event these days it is important to calculate whether you are getting good value. With so much content available online, we need to evaluate the costs (financial, comfort, time and otherwise) involved in traveling to a venue to...

ACS: James Crisp on .Net 3.5

I went to the Australian Computer Society (ACS) meeting in the city last Wednesday night to hear James Crisp present on .Net 3.5 and VS2008. James has his slides available here. It was a good session, with James explaining the following: – A very brief overview of WWF.– A few simple WPF examples (Flipper, Particles, 3D materials).– Next up a discussion of WCF. Then onto an...

RDN: Readify Developer Network 2 Oct 2007

Readify Developer Network Here’s a quick summary of the Readify RDN session I attended tonight.Event details: Sydney, 2 October 2007, 6-8pm Paul Stovell kicked off tonight’s session with an Introduction to Windows Presentation Framework.Overall an excellent session, covering the tools (Visual Studio, Expression Blend and Expression Design) before diving into XAML.Some examples to...

EVENTS: Community events coming up

Just a quick note to promote a few free (primarily Sydney) events coming up (some you’ll know about, others you might have missed): September 14: BizTalk 2006 R2 Launch (via Andrew Coates blog) September 18: Enterprise Search Seminar September 25: NSW.NET ICT Cluster – Business & Technology Directions for the Web October 2: Readify Developer Network sessions commence October 13...

SBTUG: Winning new business, Enterprise Search, Prizes and Facebook

Next Wednesday 29 August we’ve got a jam packed Sydney Business & Technology User Group (SBTUG) meeting all lined up. The meeting kicks off at 6:30pm with free pizza. Business Kicking us off will be Steve Herzberg () from NRG Solutions () with an detailed session on ‘Winning New Business’. Steve is a sales and marketing guru who specialises in training SMEs and company managers. His session...

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